Two short-term research grants

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       Dept. of Biophysical and Electronic Engineering
                University of Genoa, Italy


is offering TWO short-term research positions for recently
graduated foreign (*) students.

(*) Participation is restricted to foreign citizens residing
in a foreign country (other than Italy).

== Position A
Research Area:
 Nature-inspired Smart Information Systems
Research subject:
 The research will focus on the study of Nature-inspired
 methods and algorithms (e.g. Swarm Intelligence, Membrane and
 DNA computing, Ant Colony Optimization, etc.) for intelligent
 data processing (e.g. Data Mining, Learning from Data, etc.).
 The research will be developed in the framework of the European
 Concerted Action NiSIS (

== Position B
Research area:
 Computational intelligence with programmable logic devices.
Research subject:
 The research will focus on the study and implementation of
 machine learning algorithms (esp. Kernel Methods) on Field
 Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) for the realization of
 intelligent embedded systems.

*** GRANT INFO ***

Amount: 1000 Euro/month
Duration: three months
Relocation/travel allowance: 500 Euro (or 1500 Euro
for citizens outside EU)

*** DEADLINE ***

Applications must be received by: 30 September 2005.
Starting date: any date not later than 30 September 2006.


Application forms can be downloaded from,39155&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL

or from the web pages of our lab.
Filled forms and documents must be sent by fax to:

Mr. Franco Gabrielli
DIBE - University of Genoa
Via Opera Pia 11A
16145 Genoa, Italy
Fax: +39-010-3532777

followed by snail/express-mail copies.


Informal enquires and requests for application forms can
be addressed to:

Davide Anguita
DIBE - University of Genoa
Via Opera Pia 11A
16145 Genoa, Italy
phone: +39 010 353 2800
fax:   +39 010 353 2175

Re: Two short-term research grants

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Ok, the 500 Euros pay for the train and back.
But are 1000Euro per month sufficient to live on ?
Housing, food, insurance, babysitter ?


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