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Ginevra Castellano <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 24 Aug 2011 17:53:41 +0100
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The Interactive Worlds Applied Research Group in the Faculty of 
Engineering and Computing at Coventry University is offering a fully 
funded PhD studentship for a UK/EU student on Computer Generated Virtual 
and Interactive Worlds.

The successful applicant will work on a topic relating to one or more of 
the following:

. Procedural generation of urban environments
. Brain Computer Interfaces (BCI) for interaction with robots and 
embodied virtual agents
. Visual perception applied to computer graphics, virtual environments 
and characters

Personal applications for any area related to interactive virtual 
entities and environments are also welcomed.

Candidate specification

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable interest in domains related 
to psychology, cognitive science and artificial intelligence. Strong 
programming skills (ideally C++ or Java) are required, in addition to 
excellent time management, plus written and oral communication skills.

We are looking for an excellent student with a good Master's degree 
and/or undergraduate degree (2:1 Hons or 1st class degree) in computer 
science or a related, relevant discipline.

This funded studentship is only open to UK/EU candidates.

How to apply

Application details can be found at:

Applicants will be required to submit an application form in your 
intended area of study, a detailed up-to-date CV, two references (one of 
which must be academic) and a covering letter by email to 
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Application closes 7th September 2011

Any questions can be directed towards the Director of Studies, Dr. 
Christopher Peters: [log in to unmask] 
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Dr. Ginevra Castellano
Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Department of Computer Science
School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
Queen Mary University of London
Mile End Road
London E1 4NS

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7882 3234
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