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AISB YouTube Channel

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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Ten doctoral scholarships in "Quantitative Logics and Automata", Dresden , GERMANY

http://lat.inf.tu-dresden.de/quantla/index.html

Dear colleagues,

the DFG Research Training Group GRK 1763 "Quantitative Logics and Automata" offers 10 Doctoral 
Scholarships for applicants interested in performing high-quality research on the connection 
between quantitative logics and automata as well as their applications in verification, knowledge 
representation, natural language processing, and semi-structured data (XML).

The start date is October 1, 2012, and the application deadline is June 15, 2012 (though later 
applications will be considered as long as not all positions are filled).

More information on QuantLA and how to apply can be found at

 http://lat.inf.tu-dresden.de/quantla/index.html

and in the attached call for applications.

Please help us advertise QuantLA by directly telling your advanced Master students who are 
interested in becoming PhD students about QuantLA and by publishing the attached call for 
applications on your bulletin board.

Thank you in advance,

-Franz Baader

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Franz Baader
Technische Universitt Dresden
Fakultt Informatik
Institut fr Theoretische Informatik
Lehrstuhl fr Automatentheorie
01062 Dresden
Tel.: +49 (351) 463-39160
Fax: +49 (351) 463-37959
E-Mail: baader@tcs.inf.tu-dresden.de
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