International Masters Programme in Computational Logic

International Masters Programme in COMPUTATIONAL LOGIC

The Dresden University of Technology is offering a two-year study
programme, in English, leading to a master of science in computational
logic (together with a German "Diplom in Informatik").  The programme is
sponsored by the European Network of Excellence in Computational Logic
(COMPULOG Net) and other German institutions.

Past and present teachers include:

           Oskar Bartenstein                Jim Lipton
     Maria Paola Bonacina                 Faron Moller
         Anatoli Degtyarev              Michael Posegga
          Enrico Franconi                 Horst Reichel
         Alessio Guglielmi                Joerg Siekmann
         Steffen Hoelldobler            Michael Thielscher
          Dieter Hutter                   Heiko Vogler
         Michael Kohlhase                Andrei Voronkov
         Giorgio Levi                 Christoph Weidenbach

Courses focus on logic and constraint programming, artificial
intelligence, type theory, model theory, proof theory, equational
reasoning, databases, natural language processing, planning and formal
methods, among others.

The tuition fees are waived.  At the end of the programme a research
master thesis has to be discussed.

Prerequisites are a good knowledge of the basics of logic, and
familiarity with mathematical reasoning.  Knowledge of foundations of
artificial intelligence and logic programming are desirable.  It is
indispensable being fluent in English; German is not necessary at all,
but there are facilities for studying it if desired.  A bachelor in
Computer Science, or equivalent degree, is required by the beginning of
courses, in October '99.

Dresden, on the river Elbe, is one of the most important art cities of
Germany.  The economy is growing rapidly, Siemens, Motorola and AMD are
building the most modern chip factory of Europe and possibilities of
getting a job after the master are very high, in the whole Germany.  The
University is very well equipped and the teachers/students ratio is
close to 1.  International contacts make it easy for interested students
to continue pursuing a career in research.

Deadline for applications is 30/06/99, but applications are processed as
they come.  To apply, just send an e-mail with your curriculum vitae to
<mailto:cl@pikas.inf.tu-dresden.de>.  Further information is on the web
at <http://pikas.inf.tu-dresden.de/compulog/>.  Paper information
material is available on request.

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 Maja von Wedelstedt, Secretary Computational Logic Masters Programme
  Artificial Intelligence Institute, Department of Computer Science
      Dresden University of Technology, D-01062 Dresden, Germany
	 Tel: [49] (351) 463-8341    Fax: [49] (351) 463-8342
                  email: cl@pikas.inf.tu-dresden.de