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Call for PhD positions at KRDB Centre, Free Univ. Bolzano, Italy - Deadline Oct. 18, 2010

From: Diego Calvanese <calvanese@inf.unibz.it>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 23:53:33 +0200
To: Diego Calvanese <calvanese@inf.unibz.it>
Message-Id: <0B4BED79-B530-42C9-8456-F36BA71E62AB@inf.unibz.it>
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CALL FOR PhD POSITIONS - DEADLINE October 18, 2010

3 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
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The Faculty of Computer Science of the Free University of
Bozen-Bolzano (FUB), Italy, offers an opening for 18 positions
for its 3-year PhD program.  9 of the positions are fully
funded by a PhD studentship.

*** 3 of the PhD positions with studentship are offered by the
    KRDB Research Centre for Knowledge and Data. ***

The application deadline is Oct. 18, 2010 (arrival date of documents,
electronic application is not possible).

For information about the PhD program, the studentship, and the
application, please visit
<http://www.unibz.it/en/public/research/phd/prospectivePhdstudents.html>.
To download the call, click on
"Public Competition Announcement for PhD courses - 26th cycle".

A PhD studentship 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  <calvanese@inf.unibz.it>.

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