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Thu Jul 22 2004

FYI: PhD Position in Applied Ontology, Trento, Italy

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  1. Jos Lehmann, PhD Position: Laboratory for Applied Ontology in Trento, Italy

Message 1: PhD Position: Laboratory for Applied Ontology in Trento, Italy

Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2004 15:45:03 +0200
From: Jos Lehmann <joslehmannwww.ip.rm.cnr.it>
Subject: PhD Position: Laboratory for Applied Ontology in Trento, Italy


PhD position at Laboratory for Applied Ontology

There is an opening position in the area: 
"Applied Ontology and Knowledge Engineering" 
at the PhD program of the University of Trento, International
Doctorate School in Information and Communication Technology,
http://dit.unitn.it.

Call downloadable (both in English and in Italian) at 
http://ict.unitn.it/ict/admissions/calls.xml.

The application deadline is August 25th, 2004. English is the
official language of the program. No knowledge of Italian is required.

The research activity will be hosted by the Laboratory for Applied
Ontology (LOA), http://www.loa-cnr.it, part of the CNR Institute for
Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, in the framework of a cooperation
with the Department of Information and Communication Technology of the
University of Trento.

The Laboratory for Applied Ontology has a leading reputation in the
foundations of ontological analysis, knowledge representation, and
conceptual modeling, and adopts a strong interdisciplinary approach
that combines Computer Science, Philosophy, and Linguistics, relying
on logic as a unifying paradigm. Candidates with a background in any
of such disciplines are welcome; please check the LOA web-site for
more information about publications and ongoing projects.

The Department of Information and Communication Technology of
University of Trento has an excellent reputation, in particular in
areas such as Information and Knowledge Management and Software
Engineering. Please check the Doctorate School Web site at
http://ict.unitn.it/ict/home for more info about the University.

Trento is a lovely Italian city along the Adige river in the Alps.
For information on the city, the surrounding mountains and the Italian
lifestyle, check the following websites:
http://www.apt.trento.it/inglese/ingindex.htm http://www.trentino.to

For further information on the research activity at LOA and the
application process, please contact Alessandro Oltramari at
oltramariloa-cnr.it -- tel. +39 0461 830198
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