UK : PHD STUDENT INTERESTED IN INTELLIGENT SOCIAL ROBOTS IN HUMAN BEHAVIOURAL ANALYSIS

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Scholarship Description:

UK : PHD STUDENT INTERESTED IN INTELLIGENT SOCIAL ROBOTS IN HUMAN BEHAVIOURAL ANALYSIS is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

UK : PHD STUDENT INTERESTED IN INTELLIGENT SOCIAL ROBOTS IN HUMAN BEHAVIOURAL ANALYSIS


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Project Description - Intelligent Social Robots in Human Behavioural Analysis
The aim of this project is to develop a relatively unexplored field of research where an Ambient Intelligence (AmI) environment is integrated with intelligent social robots to support elderly and / or disabled people with their daily activities. Based on AmI sensory devices including computer vision systems, users' behavioral patterns will be initially inferred and they will be used by a team of cooperating intelligent robots aim at preventing possible angerous situations by interacting with user or careers. The human behavioural analysis module and robot intelligence will be designed through innovative computational intelligence methodologies including TA-based Fuzzy Systems and TD Neural Networks.

This project has been selected for consideration for a fully-funded Vice-Chancellor’s PhD bursary at Nottingham Trent University, twelve PhD projects will be funded across the University in 2014.

Entry requirement
BSc/BEng or MSc in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a relevant engineering discipline.

Award
The studentships will pay UK/EU fees and provide a maintenance stipend linked to the RCUK rate (currently  £13,726 per annum) for up to three years. Applications from non-EU students are welcome, but a successful candidate would be responsible for paying the difference between non-EU and UK/EU fees. (Fees for 2013/14 are £11,600 for non-EU students and £3,900 for UK/EU students.)

Eligibility
Applications can be accepted from UK/EU and also International students. The minimum English language proficiency requirement for candidates who have not undertaken a higher degree at a UK HE institution is IELTS 6.5 (with no element to be below 6.0) or TOEFL 560/iBT 94 - 95.

Applying
For informal enquiries about the studentship, please contact Dr Giovanni Acampora - [email protected]

To download an application pack, please Order literature from the Graduate School website:

http://www.ntu.ac.uk/apps/pss/course_finder/132729-1/9/phd_vice-chancellor's_phd_scholarships_science_and_technology.aspx

Please return completed application forms, with copies of academic certificates to: gradschool at ntu.ac.uk

Application Deadline : 24 January 2014

Degree Level:

UK : PHD STUDENT INTERESTED IN INTELLIGENT SOCIAL ROBOTS IN HUMAN BEHAVIOURAL ANALYSIS is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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