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PhD position on self-learning ontologies

From: Rolf Gruetter <rolf.gruetter@wsl.ch>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 08:16:17 +0200
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To: public-owl-dev@w3.org

The Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL is 
an institute belonging to the ETH Domain. Around 500 people are focusing on 
management of natural hazards as well as protection and management of 
landscapes. The research unit Land Resource Assessment develops and 
implements data models and methods for both the comprehensive storage of 
nature conservation data of Switzerland and the semantically enhanced 
access to the multilingual data stock. The research group Geographic 
Information Science is looking for a


PhD-STUDENT INFORMATICS / GEOINFORMATICS


You will develop a conceptual framework, enabling SELF-LEARNING AND 
SELF-ORGANIZING ONTOLOGIES AS WELL AS THEIR INTERCONNECTIONS. A prototype 
for the semantic coverage of selected data will be implemented. Your 
results will be published in the international, scientific community.

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS: M. Sc. in Informatics, Geoinformatics or a related 
area, experience in software development (Java, J2EE) as well as good 
knowledge in Semantic Web Technologies (OWL). Application experience in the 
field of relational databases and Geographic Information Systems is of 
advantage. German or French language skills are required. You work 
systematically, independently and dedicatedly within a small team of 
specialists.

Interested? Please send your complete application, including photograph, 
using REFERENCE NUMBER 460 to Mrs. Monika Huber, Swiss Federal Research 
Institute WSL, Human Resources, Zuercherstrasse 111, CH-8903 Birmensdorf, 
Switzerland. For further information please contact Dr. Bettina 
Bauer-Messmer, tel. +41 44 739 26 89 or Dr. Rolf Gruetter, tel. +41 44 739 
25 09.
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