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

All individual members of The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour have a personal subscription to the Taylor Francis journal Connection Science as part of their membership. How to Acce...



AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD Position - electron tomography - University of Antwerp

The EMAT ( and Vision Lab ( research groups at the University of Antwerp (Belgium) are recruiting a PhD student to join a research project on electron tomography.
The PhD candidate will be expected to
-    develop new reconstruction and preprocessing algorithms aimed at more accurate electron tomography
-    develop (in collaboration) a software package for iterative/discrete tomographic reconstruction in electron microscopy
-    apply the new techniques to a variety of microscopy data sets
Your profile:
   - Master of science (Physics, Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, ...)
   - Background in electron microscopy or material science is a plus.
   - Knowledge of C, C++, or Matlab;
   - Interest in image processing;
   - Fluent in English both written and spoken (mandatory) ;
We offer:
-    Exciting applied projects that combine image processing and electron microscopy;
-    A stimulating, high tech, and multidisciplinary research environment;
-    a net salary of 1430 euro/month
Duration: 4 years
Start date: As soon as possible.
Please send your CV with references to
   - Prof Dr S. Bals  (
   - Prof Dr J. Sijbers (
   - Dr J. Batenburg (