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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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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PHD POSITIONS - Max-Planck Institute

The Max-Planck Institute for Computer Science in Saarbruecken offers several

Research Fellowships

for highly motivated prospective PhD students. The work will be embedded
into the context of both the "Max Planck Center for Visual Computing and
Communication" ( and the recently
established Cluster of Excellence "Multimodal Computing and Interaction"

The applicants should hold a degree (diploma or master) in computer
science, mathematics, physics, or engineering.
We expect excellent grades as well as strong programming skills.

In particular, we are looking for applicants who want to work in one of
the following research areas:

- Computer graphics/vision
- Statistical data analysis
- Music processing
- Parallel heterogeneous computing
- Multimodal computing

Additional information on possible research topics is available on and from each of the
research group leaders.

The research groups consists of young researchers of several
nationalities. Our working language is English. The groups collaborate
with several of the major research institutions in Europe and the USA
and have a high international visibility. There is a generous travel
support available for all group members.

Applications should include the usual information such as curriculum
vitae, copies of transcripts including school certificate, and a list of

Women are encouraged to apply. The Max Planck Society is an equal
opportunity employer. Qualifications being equal, precedence will be
given to candidates with disabilities.

Applications should be sent by email, as a single PDF file, to:
budde (at)