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Lighthill Debates

The Lighthill debates from 1973 are now available on YouTube. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video  


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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

3 funded PhD student positions at the Research Centre for Knowledge and Data, Bolzano

http://www.unibz.it/en/public/research/phd/prospectivePhdstudents.html

The Faculty of Computer Science of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (FUB), Italy, offers an opening for 18 positions for its 3-year PhD program. 9 of the positions are fully funded by a PhD studentship. 3 of the PhD positions with studentship are offered by the KRDB Research Centre for Knowledge and Data.

The research activities in the KRDB research centre require good knowledge of Logic and of Foundations of Databases, and some knowledge of Artificial Intelligence and of Knowledge Representation. Good knowledge of English is also preferred.

The application deadline is Oct. 18, 2010 (arrival date of documents, electronic application is not possible). For information about the PhD program, the studentship, and the application, please visit http://www.unibz.it/en/public/research/phd/prospectivePhdstudents.html. The KRDB Research Centre invites applicants to get in touch with the research group as soon as possible, in order to have a better understanding of the possible research activities in which the applicants may be involved. For more information, see the KRDB website at http://www.inf.unibz.it/krdb/ or send an email to prof. Diego Calvanese at calvanese@inf.unibz.it. To get in touch with the current PhD students, see https://www.inf.unibz.it/phd/.