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Call for funded PhD positions at KRDB Centre, Free Univ. Bolzano, Italy - Deadline Oct. 14, 2011

From: Diego Calvanese <calvanese@inf.unibz.it>
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2011 00:54:12 +0200
To: Diego Calvanese <calvanese@inf.unibz.it>
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CALL FOR PhD POSITIONS - DEADLINE October 14, 2011

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 10 positions
for its 3-year PhD program.  8 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. 14, 2011 (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 2011".

A PhD studentship amounts 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
* Temporal Aspects in Data and Knowledge
* Advanced Database Technologies
* Interoperation, Verification and Composition of Services and
  Business Processes

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>.

EUROPEAN PhD PROGRAM IN COMPUTATIONAL LOGIC (EPCL)

The Free University of Bozen-Bolzano participates through the KRDB
Research Centre to the European PhD Program in Computational Logic
(EPCL) <http://www.epcl-study.eu/>

Students that are admitted for a PhD position at the KRDB Research
Centre may apply to join EPCL.  The admission to EPCL is decided by a
Joint Commission consisting of representatives of the EPCL partner
universities.


CONTACT PERSON

To get in contact with the KRDB Research Centre, send an email to
prof. Diego Calvanese  <calvanese@inf.unibz.it>.
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