May 3, 2012

PhD, Human behavior and smart-city data management and analysis, University of Trento

The dbTrento group of the University of Trento (Italy) is seeking 2 strong and motivated PhD candidates to work on topics related to "Human-Behavior and Smart-City Data Management and Analysis".

The research will be performed in the framework of the project "Human behavior understanding", in collaboration with Telecom Italia (the major telecommunications provider in Italy). The aim is to develop novel techniques for the efficient processing and analysis of real-world,
multi-source, big data. More details can be found here:

Interested candidates should possess good knowledge in the areas of databases, data management, and data analysis, and have a good command of English. Details for how to apply are at the end of this message.

The dbTrento group is active in several topics related to data management and offers an exciting working environment.

The Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science (DISI) is one of the leading and fastest-growing research institutions in Italy and Europe, and is now one of the six nodes of the European Institute of Technology (EIT). It is characterized by a young and international
faculty and by a large, international student population.

Trento is a vibrant city with a beautifully preserved historic center, consistently ranked among the best cities for quality of life in Italy. It offers a variety of cultural and sports opportunities all year around, as well as excellent food and wine.

The deadline for applications is *May 15, 2012, 13:00 CET*.

Interested candidates should apply online, and select the "Human behavior understanding by analyzing mobile phones and web usage patterns" project-specific grant:

A CV, with names of 3 references, should also be emailed to Prof. Themis Palpanas.

Please quote 10 Academic Resources Daily in your application to this opportunity!

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