student project: neuromorphic compressed sensing and event-based transmission research & development - eindhoven | more than two weeks ago in this project, the student internship will explore a new neuromorphic concept, i.e., compressed sensing, into low-power wireless communication. student project: neuromorphic compressed sensing and event-based transmission what you will do a neuromorphic event-based camera inspired by how the retina processes light was introduced in 2008 . unlike a conventional frame-based camera, each pixel in event-based cameras reports changes in brightness only as they occur, using events, and stays silent otherwise. a similar concept has also been adopted in physiological signals with high sparsity, e.g., membrane potential . the event encoding can be implemented with an event-based adc, e.g., a level-crossing adc which produces a positive event when crossing one contrast step with rising slope, and a negative event with falling slope. this event-based approach can achieve >1000× higher compression ratio than the existing approach while preserving same waveform features. when this event-based system adopts an “event-driven” transmission, e.g., asynchronous impulse-radio uwb, the transmission energy can be significantly reduced .in this project, the intern will work on: literature study. collect sensor dataset for further signal processing. based on imec’s existing cad environment to develop event-based simulation platform. understand the technology developing in imec, including event-based adc, neuromorphic processing develop new methodology for event-based signal processing and transmission. implement and validate the concept.  p. lichtsteiner, et al., “a 128 db 15 ms latency asynchronous temporal contrast vision sensor,” ieee journal of solid-state circuits, feb. 2008. f. corradi, et al., “a neuromorphic event-based neural recording system for smart brain-machine-interfaces,” ieee transaction biomedical circuits and systems (tbiocas), oct. 2016. x. zhang, et al., “a 2.89mw dry-electrode enabled clockless wireless ecg soc for wearable applications,” ieee journal of solid-state circuits (jssc), oct. 2016. what we do for you as the world-best research institute, we are the center of the excellence in nano-electronics design for internet of things and healthcare solutions. in this internship project, you will be working on the cutting-edge research project, under the supervision of the world-renown researchers from diverse background. who you are you are an msc student. you are available for a period of 12 months. good analytical skills (e. g. mathematical skills). good cad skills for event-based signal processing (e. g. python/matlab/verilog). knowledges of neuromorphic computing. knowledges of wireless communication. motivated student eager to work independently and expand knowledge in the field. good written and verbal english skills. for internship opportunities at imec in holst centre, please visit the holst centre website: https://www.holstcentre.com/careers/thesis-opportunities/ interested click on ‘apply’ to submit your application. you will then be redirected to e-recruiting. please be advised that non-eu/eea country students that are studying outside of the netherlands, need to have a work-permit to be able to do an internship in the netherlands.
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