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Hourly Research Assistants for Traffic Video Annotation

Hourly Research Assistants for Traffic Video Annotation The high-performance computing laboratory for Sustainable Intelligent Transportation Systems (SITSLab) in the Department Civil and Environmental Engineering is looking for hourly research assistants to help a research project on using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to monitor traffic flow dynamics. The hourly research assistants will work with a Ph.D. student on using a semi-automatic traffic annotation tool, iATTS (Interactive Annotation Tool for Transportation Surveillance), developed at SITS-Lab to identify and annotate individual vehicle trajectories in UAV videos. The work will be conducted in our research laboratory, Dow 842. The hourly pay rate will be $10/hour.

To qualify for this position you should be familiar with the following computer operations:

  1. Google Earth (Google Maps) software
  2. Windows Paint
  3. Familiar with video play software such as windows media player
  4. Quick learning ability to operate a Windows GUI – iATTS

The successful candidates must be able to show excellent communication skills, demonstrated attention to detail, and a good work ethic. You have to pass a training test in order to do this work.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Dr. Kuilin Zhang (klzhang@mtu.edu).