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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD student positions in computational logic, knowledge representation, artificial intelligence, ITALY

Bolzano (Italy)

The Faculty of Computer Science of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano 
(FUB), Italy, has several openings for fully funded PhD positions, in a 
range of topics including computational logic, knowledge representation, 
and artificial intelligence.

Deadline: 14 October 2011 (electronic application not possible).

3 of the PhD positions with studentship are offered by the KRDB Research 
Centre for Knowledge and Data.

The application deadline is Oct. 14, 2011 (arrival date of documents, 
electronic application is not possible).

For information about the PhD program, the studentship, and the 
application, please visit To 
download the call, click on "Public Competition Announcement 2011".

A PhD studentship amounts to 51,000 Euro over the three years of the PhD. 
Substantial extra funding is available for participation in international 
conferences, schools, and workshops.

The faculty of Computer Science and its PhD program are entirely based on 
the English language.
Research Topics

The KRDB Research Centre  invites 
applicants to get in touch with the research group as soon as possible 
(see CONTACT PERSON below), in order to have a better understanding of the 
possible research activities in which the applicants may be involved.

Relevant research topics in the centre are the following: * Logics for 
Knowledge Representation
* Intelligent Access to Databases
* Temporal Aspects in Data and Knowledge
* Advanced Database Technologies
* Interoperation, Verification and Composition of Services and Business 

The topics require good knowledge of Logic, Foundations of Databases, some 
knowledge of Artificial Intelligence, and of Knowledge Representation. 
Other research topics are listed in the personal web pages of the members 
of the KRDB Research Centre, see

The Free University of Bozen-Bolzano participates through the KRDB 
Research Centre to the European PhD Program in Computational Logic (EPCL) 
. Students that are admitted for a PhD position 
at the KRDB Research Centre may apply to join EPCL. The admission to EPCL 
is decided by a Joint Commission consisting of representatives of the EPCL 
partner universities.
Contact Person

To get in contact with the KRDB Research Centre, send an email to prof. 
Diego Calvanese .