AI Europe 2016

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AISB convention 2017

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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 position in computational complexity, Sydney, AUSTRALIA


In the context of a collaborative research project between National ICT 
Australia (NICTA) and The University of New South Wales (UNSW), 
applications are sought for the position of

one PhD candidate

to work on the computational complexity of resource allocation problems, 
with a focus on parameterized complexity. The successful candidate will be 
jointly supervised by the project leaders, Prof Toby Walsh at NICTA and Dr 
Serge Gaspers at UNSW. She/he will be part of the Algorithmic Decision 
Theory group, http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~tw/adt/ To be eligible for this 
NICTA scholarship the candidate needs to be admissible to UNSW as a 
research candidate within the School of Computer Science and Engineering 
(CSE). The expected start date is Semester 2 in 2013, i.e., around the end 
of July 2013. More information on the NICTA scholarships is available at 
http://www.nicta.com.au/nictascholarshipunsw

Interested applicants are invited to send an expression of interest to 
Prof Toby Walsh  and Dr Serge Gaspers 
 including a CV, a research proposal (around 500 
words), and recent transcripts by 15 February 2013. Please also organize 
for one reference letter/email to be sent to the same email addresses.