AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention, I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie (https://twitter.com/mohmaj) Tu...


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Harold Cohen

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Connection Science

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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD position at Genova University (DISI-Dept. of Computing and Information Sciences)

http://www.disi.unige.it/dottorato/

The SlipGURU lab at DISI, Universit di Genova, Italy, has an open PhD position for a candidate interested in working on one of the two following topics:

1) Statistical learning methods applied to the analysis of biological data (e.g. DNA microarrays, proteomics, clinical data)
2) Segmentation and analysis of medical images through statistical learning

For details about the PhD enrollment procedure at DISI, see: http://www.disi.unige.it/dottorato/
Please note that the application deadline will be around September, and the PhD program will begin in January 2009. More details on the schedule will be available soon.

For details about our research activities, see: http://slipguru.disi.unige.it 

The ideal PhD candidate will have the following profile:
MsC in Mathematics/ComputerScience/Physics
A good knowledge of spoken and written English
A solid background on programming with either C/C++, Python, R, Matlab, or equivalent languages.
Knowledge in statistical learning, computer vision and statistics is an asset

For application send an email to odone@disi.unige.it with reference "SlipGURU PhD Position", specifying the topic of interest in the body.
Attached a CV and at least one reference name.