AI Europe 2016

  Partnership between AISB and AI Europe 2016: Next December 5th and 6th in London, AI Europe will bring together the European AI eco-system by gathering new tools and future technologies appearing in professional fields for th...


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AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention (http://aisb2017.cs.bath.ac.uk/index.html), I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid...


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Harold Cohen

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Dancing with Pixies?...

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Computerised Minds. ...

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Connection Science

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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD student positions in language, cognition or computation, Edinburgh, SCOTLAND

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/informatics/postgraduate/research-degrees/phd


The Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation (ILCC) at the University of Edinburgh invites
applications for three-year PhD studentships starting in September 2013. Approximately 8 studentships
from a variety of sources are available, covering maintenance at the research council rate of 
around GBP 13500 per year, plus tuition fees. Applicants should have a good honours degree or 
equivalent in computational linguistics, speech technology, cognitive science, computer science, 
or a related discipline.

For a list of academic staff at ILCC with research areas, and for a selection of potential PhD 
topics, please consult the ILCC website at http://www.ilcc.inf.ed.ac.uk/. Details regarding the PhD
programme and the application procedure can be found at:
http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/informatics/postgraduate/research-degrees/phd

Please direct further inquiries to Henry Thompson ht@inf.ed.ac.uk, the ILCC PhD admissions coordinator.

In order to ensure full consideration for funding, applications (including all supporting documents) 
need to be received by December 14, 2012.