Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Fwd: Funded PhD studentships(s) - Open University (UK)

The Computing and Communications department of the Open University is
expecting to have funded PhD studentships(s) available soon.

If interested, please contact me (Dr Robin Laney: robin.laney @
open.ac.uk) for an informal discussion and advice on constructing a
proposal early, as a polished proposal will be needed.

Applications from part-time candidates also welcome.

I am interested in hearing from candidates in music computing,
particularly for combinations of the following topics, but students
are free to choose an area.

Musical Contrast (and Similarity)
Music and Emotion
Music and Narrative
Computational Creativity
Computational Musicology
Musical Pattern Discovery
Statistical Music Generation
Music for Computer Games
Collaborative Music Environments
Musical Tabletops
MIR in Creative Settings

A separate topic that might be of interest, and draw on some of the
same themes and technologies, is the use of ubiquitous technology in
group conflict resolution.

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