AISB Convention 2015

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AISB YouTube Channel

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Lighthill Debates

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD in AI for Formal Methods available at Edinburgh

Dear colleague,

The mathematical reasoning research group in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh is advertising for a PhD funded by the EPSRC project "AI4FM: Using AI to aid automation of proof search in Formal Methods". The proposed topic of the PhD is "The Productive Use of Failure in Formal Methods".

I would be very grateful if you could encourage any suitable students who you think might be interested in applying for this PhD.

Here are some links:

* A description of the proposed PhD project:

* The web page for the AI4FM project:

* Our School's PhD application page:

Thanks in advance and kind regards,

Alan Bundy
Postal Address: School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh,
	Room 2.15, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB, UK. 
Telephone Number: +44-131-650-2716, 
Fax Number: +44-131-650-6899, 
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