[robotics-worldwide] 3-year post doctoral position, University of Vermont
Joshua C. Bongard
jbongard at uvm.edu
Tue Oct 4 07:12:02 PDT 2011
A three-year postdoctoral appointment is available in the Morphology,
Evolution and Cognition Laboratory
in the department of Computer Science at the University of Vermont.
The successful applicant will extend stochastic optimization methods
such as genetic algorithms and genetic programming to automatically
discover hierarchical relationships in time series data. One
application will involve modeling functional hierarchy in the brain
using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data sets. The
other application will involve modeling functional relationships
within and between robots in a robot swarm.
The applicant will work closely with Principal Investigator Josh
Bongard (Computer Science, UVM)
and Hugh Garavan (Psychiatry & Psychology, UVM)
The applicant should have significant programming experience but is
not expected to have a background in the neuroscience target domain.
If interested please email josh.bongard at uvm.edu with a full CV.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position
Morphology, Evolution and Cognition Laboratory
Department of Computer Science
University of Vermont
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