Oct 2008 PhD-position: Collaborative Tabletop Recommender - CLARITY

University College Dublin as part of the CLARITY research centre is seeking an exceptional candidate to apply for a postgraduate (PhD) research scholarship on a "Collaborative Tabletop Recommender" project.

CLARITY, the Centre for Sensor Web Technologies is a joint initiative between University College Dublin and Dublin City University and supported by the Tyndall National Institute. CLARITY is a research centre that focuses on the intersection between two important research areas, Adaptive Sensing and Information Discovery, to develop innovative new technologies of critical importance to Ireland's future industry base and contribute to improving the quality of life of people in areas such as personal health, digital media and management of our environment. http://www.clarity-centre.com

Funding is available for a student to start in Jan 2009 or July 2009. The post will remain open until filled but preference will be given, in this first round call, to candidates who apply before Oct 31st 2008. Funding includes a scholarship, fee payment and an equipment and travel allowance. The use of equipment and travel budget is by agreement with academic supervisors.

The position is supervised by Dr. Aaron Quigley and Professor Barry Smyth.

This post will be advertised in May 2009 for a start in Sept 2009.

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