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Grants available - Project Folk Peers

From: HSofia Pinto <sofia@vinci.inesc-id.pt>
Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2008 17:16:17 +0100
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Research Scholarship
Project FolkPeers - Folksonomies in P2P Systems

Applications for two Research Scholarships in project FolkPeers | 
Folksonomies in P2P Systems (ref. PTDC/EIA/73945/2006) are now open.

The goal of the FolkPeers project is to develop a user-oriented social 
content management application, in the area of ontologies. In 
particular, the
project aims to develop an ontology library (using P2P technology) that 
allows users to store, share, search, organize, discover, and classify 
Each researcher will work on one of the following tasks:
 building a P2P ontology library
 tag suggestion for textual documents
 tag suggestion for ontologies
 context navigation and search in ontology libraries
 relation analysis in social tagging systems.
Each scholarship has a duration of 6 months, beginning on the 15th of 
September, 2008 and can be extended (up to a 2 year limit).
The FolkPeers project is supervised by professor Helena Soa Pinto, 
assistant professor at the Department of Computer Engineering of the 
Instituto Superior Tecnico (main researcher), and professor Pavel 
Calado, assistant professor at the Department of Computer Engineering of 
the Instituto Superior Técnico  (researcher).

All work will take place at the INESC-ID research facilities.

Applicants should have B.Sc. or M.Sc. in the area of Computer Science 
and Engineering. Individuals with good knowledge in P2P systems and/or 
ontologies and with good programming skills will be appraised. 
Additionally candidates should have personal motivation, initiative, 
autonomy, and ability to work within a team.
Applicants should send their Curriculum vitae and a declaration of 
interest in the position to:
Prof. Helena Sofia Pinto
Av. Alves Redol
1000-029 Lisboa
phone: +351 21 3100 388
email: sofia.pinto@dei.ist.utl.pt
Applications are open until the 15th of August, 2008.
Scholarship regulations can be found at 

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