8.0325 Grad Studuents Sought in CS (1/64)

Mon, 28 Nov 1994 00:45:19 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 8, No. 0325. Monday, 28 Nov 1994.

Date: Mon, 21 Nov 94 16:32:01 GMT
From: Yorick Wilks <yorick@dcs.shef.ac.uk>

* University of Sheffield *
* Department of Computer Science *

The department seeks to recruit postgraduate students
to start in September 1995 in its principal areas of
research. Successful applicants will work towards an M.Phil
or Ph.D within research teams working in the following areas:

Artificial Intelligence and Neural Networks
Natural Language Processing,
Knowledge and belief representation,
Computer Graphics,
Intelligent Tutoring Systems,
Computer Argumentation,
Multimedia and Human-Computer Interaction,
Connectionist Natural language processing,
Neural Nets: Theory, analysis and applications.
Speech and Hearing
Computational Models of Hearing,
Speech Technology.
Formal Methods and Software Engineering
Theory of Computer Science,
Software and systems engineering,
Communication Networks,
Object-Oriented Programming.
Parallel Systems
Safety Critical Systems,
Parallel Databases,
CASE Tools for Parallel Systems,
Neural Networks and Parallel Hardware,
Transport management systems.

There will be some scholarships available: EPRSC studentships
and Sheffield University Research Bursaries. Candidates for admission
and for these awards should have a good honours degree in a relevant
discipline (not necessarily Computer Science), or should attain such a
degree by October 1995. EPSRC awards are available only to EU citizens.

Application forms and further particulars are available from

The Graduate Secretary,
Department of Computer Science,
University of Sheffield,
Regent Court,
211 Portobello St, Sheffield S1 4DP, England.
Email: d.daly@dcs.sheffield.ac.uk

Informal enquiries may be addressed to:

Dr. P.D. Green, Director of Research Admissions,
phone (0)114-282 5578,
email p.green@dcs.sheffield.ac.uk, or

Prof Yorick Wilks, Director of Research,
phone (0)114-282 5563,
email yorick@dcs.sheffield.ac.uk