AISB Convention 2015

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Yasemin Erden on BBC

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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

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AISB YouTube Channel

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Lighthill Debates

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Research Associate in Virtual Reality and Agent-based Simulation, Sheffield University, UK

Research Associate in Virtual Reality and Agent-based Simulation
  Sheffield University Computer Science

Fixed-term for 18 months 
Grade 7 (29,552, to 30,434 per annum)

Closing Date: 5th September 2014.

Post reference number is UOS008944
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We invite applications for the position of Research Associate in Virtual Reality (VR) and 
Agent-based Modelling (ABM) to work on the Premonition project, a recently awarded research 
grant funded by South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority and co-ordinated by Dr Daniela Romano 
(Department of Computer Science).

Candidates must have a PhD in Computer Science, or a closely related subject. A background in any 
of the following areas: Virtual Reality, CUDA and 3D Graphics programming, agent-bases modelling, 
or large-scale data analysis and simulation is highly desirable and preference will be given to 
applicants with a good publication record in this area.

Please apply following the University web link above.