[DL] PhD position on changes in description logic knowledge bases available in Koblenz.

Claudia Schon schon at uni-koblenz.de
Mon Nov 27 08:34:13 CET 2017

PhD position on changes in description logic knowledge bases available in Koblenz.

The position is part of the interdisciplinary DFG-funded project "EVOWIPE - Explicit Forgetting of Ontology-based Knowledge in Product Development" (http://west.uni-koblenz.de/en/research/evowipe) which belongs to the DFG priority programme "Intentional Forgetting in Organisations". The aim of the project is to develop methods for the implementation of changes on ontology-based knowledge bases and the application of these methods in product development in mechanical engineering. The position is available as of now and time-limited to two years. The possibility of acquiring a PhD is given.

We are looking for researchers with a very good master's degree or doctorate from a University (or equivalent). Eligible applicants are interested in many scientific domains, gladly collaborate with colleagues from other scientific disciplines, and can precisely identify and carefully solve computer science-related issues with their well-grounded programming capabilities.
In addition, applicants for this position should have interest and initial experience in the field of formal logic. Ideally, you have experience in the creation and use of ontologies as well as knowledge of different description logics.

The position is situated at the Institute for Web Science and Technologies (WeST) (https://west.uni-koblenz.de/en) at the University of Koblenz. Web Science investigates how the technical structure of the Web affects the activities of its 3.5 billion users and how their manifold interactions stimulate the Web’s technical advancement in return. Founded in 2009, the Institute for Web Science and Technologies combines expertise in research and development in computer science, the social sciences, and economy. The institute is part of the computer science faculty, located at the campus in Koblenz at the University of Koblenz-Landau.
We offer a creative, versatile, internationally renowned research environment. We support your scientific curiosity and your doctorate. We offer a new campus with an excellent IT infrastructure in one of the most livable cities in Germany.

See position 2 at https://west.uni-koblenz.de/en/jobs for further information.

Dr. Claudia Schon
Institute for Web Science and Technologies (WeST)
Universität Koblenz-Landau, Germany 
Universitätsstr. 1, 56070 Koblenz
Tel: +49 261 287 2773

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