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> Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2004 06:39:05 +0100
> From: "Jos Lehmann" <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Laboratory for Applied Ontology in Trento, Italy: PHD
> POSITION (deadline: 25 Ago 04)
> == Apologies For Multiple Copies - Please Circulate ==
> 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
> 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 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 [log in to unmask] --
> tel. +39 0461 830198
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