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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Computing Science MSc by research STUDENTSHIP, University of Aberdeen

http://www.csd.abdn.ac.uk/study/byresearch.php

UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN
COLLEGE OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
COMPUTING SCIENCE

MSc by research STUDENTSHIP

Computing Science at the University of Aberdeen invites applications for an
MSc by Research studentship. The successful candidate will work under the
supervision of Professor Katia Sycara and Dr Tim Norman. This research
project, entitled Proactive Agent Assistance for Military Missions, is
funded by the US Army Research Laboratory, and the student will work within
the International Technology Alliance (ITA) project teams based in the
University of Aberdeen and Carnegie Mellon University, spending time both in
Aberdeen and Pittsburgh during the period of the project. For more
information on the ITA project, see www.csd.abdn.ac.uk/research/ita.

You should have a very good honours degree in Computer Science or a related
discipline. You are expected to be a highly competent programmer in Java
and/or an AI programming language, and, ideally, be familiar with agent
technologies.

The MSc by Research studentship funding will pay fees (UK/EU level) and
maintenance (12,940 tax free) for 12 months full time, and is available
immediately.

Applications for the studentship should be submitted following the guidance
given at http://www.csd.abdn.ac.uk/study/byresearch.php and directly to Dr
Tim Norman t.j.norman@abdn.ac.uk www.csd.abdn.ac.uk/~tnorman.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 31 October 2008.