Master Thesis - Replacing Objects in Point Clouds using Semantic and Instance

Posted date:  Nov 11, 2022

Lund, Skåne, Sweden

About this opportunity


Efficient understanding of both geometric and semantic characteristics of the environment are needed so that robots or XR devices can appropriately perform requested tasks and understand the local physical environment.

We are looking for a master thesis student who can help us carry out research on how to extract objects from point cloud streams and replace them with optimized real-time ready meshes from a mesh library. The object extraction process can be based on 3D semantic, instance or panoptic segmentation models.


What you will do


The scope of the thesis includes but not limited to:



  • Develop a thesis plan and identify research questions related to Semantic Segmentation of Point Cloud data and 3D pose estimation
  • Become acquainted to ROS and SLAM framework
  • Become acquainted with generating meshes or querying meshes from detected point cloud objects
  • Carry out a literature survey on prior works related to semantic and instance segmentation, as well as 3D pose estimation
  • Selecting and enhancing semantic segmentation algorithms
  • Develop a study and experimental setup
  • Develop a C++, python/OpenCV scripts and ROS wrapper/libraries for a proof of concept.


You will bring


We are looking for a self-motivated and creative student with the following qualifications:


  • Master student in the area of Medialogy, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Robotics.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to work independently
  • Experience with computer vision
  • Understanding of networking concepts
  • Understanding of User Experience, Quality of Experience, Experiment Design, XR, especially Augmented Reality.
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written communication


Why join Ericsson?


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