[Humanist] 23.294 PhD studentships at Bolzano

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 23, No. 294.
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        Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2009 01:06:33 +0100
        From: Diego Calvanese <calvanese at inf.unibz.it>
        Subject: Call for PhD positions at KRDB Centre, Free Univ. Bolzano


CALL FOR PhD POSITIONS - DEADLINE October 23, 2009

6 fully funded PhD positions at the
KRDB Research Centre for Knowledge and Data
 http://www.inf.unibz.it/krdb/
Faculty of Computer Science
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
====================================================

The Faculty of Computer Science of the Free University of
Bozen-Bolzano (FUB), Italy, offers an opening for 14 positions
for its 3-year PhD program.  Some of these positions have a PhD
studentship, others have a research contract.

*** 2 PhD positions with studentship, and 4 PhD positions with
a research contract are offered by the KRDB Research Centre for
Knowledge and Data. ***

The application deadline is Oct. 23, 2009.

For information about the PhD program, the studentship, and the
application, please visit
 http://www.unibz.it/en/inf/progs/phdcs/default.html
and click on "PhD Course 25th cycle".

Additional information about the PhD program at FUB is at
 http://www.unibz.it/en/public/research/phd/default.html .

A PhD studentship as well as a PhD research contract amounts
roughly to 51,000 Euro over the three years of the PhD.
Substantial extra funding is available for participation in
international conferences, schools, and workshops.

The faculty of Computer Science and its PhD program are entirely
based on the English language.

RESEARCH TOPICS

The KRDB Research Centre  http://www.inf.unibz.it/krdb/  invites
applicants to get in touch with the research group as soon as
possible (see CONTACT PERSON below), in order to have a better
understanding of the possible research activities in which the
applicants may be involved.

Relevant research topics in the centre are the following:

* Logics for Knowledge Representation
* Intelligent Access to Databases
* Controlled Natural Language
* Temporal Aspects in Data and Knowledge
* Advanced Database Technologies

The topics require good knowledge of Logic, Foundations of
Databases, some knowledge of Artificial Intelligence, and of
Knowledge Representation.

Other research topics are listed in the personal web pages of the
members of the KRDB Research Centre, see
 http://www.inf.unibz.it/krdb/staff.php .

CONTACT PERSON

To get in contact with the KRDB Research Centre, send an email to:

Prof. Diego Calvanese
Faculty of Computer Science
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
via della Mostra, 4
I-39100 Bolzano, Italy
Email: calvanese at inf.unibz.it
Phone: +39-0471-016-160
Fax: +39-0471-016-009

To get in touch with the current PhD students, see
<https://www.inf.unibz.it/phd/>.




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