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01 January 2015 to 31 March 2014

Research Assitant at IIIA-CSIC, Barcelona

The Artificial Intelligence Research Institute (IIIA-CSIC) in Barcelona offers a 2-year position to work as a research assistant on COINVENT, a high-profile international research project funded under the European Commission’s 7th Framework Programme.

The IIIA-CSIC belongs to the Spanish National Research Council, Spain’s largest public institution conducting scientific research and technological development. The IIIA-CSIC is a leading research centre in Europe in logic, reasoning and search; case-based reasoning and machine learning; and intelligent agents and multi-agent systems. It attracts funding from the European, Spanish, and Catalan governments, and has substantial collaborative research projects with industry.

The COINVENT project, led by Dr. Marco Schorlemmer and Prof. Enric Plaza, aims at advancing in the formal understanding of creativity by developing a computationally feasible, cognitively-inspired formal model of concept invention, drawing from interdisciplinary research results from cognitive science, artificial intelligence, formal methods and computational creativity, and validating it for mathematical reasoning and melodic harmonisation. For more details please visit http://www.iiia.csic.es/coinvent/.

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