Call for applications 2014

Admission requirements and topics

For admission requirements and application procedure please check the call in the "Downloads" area on the right.

Only the Italian version of the call is legally binding.

In order to be admitted in the School applicants must be in possess of a Academic title which grants access to a third level education programme (PhD) in the country it has been issued.

Deadline: June 16, 2014 - at 04.00 PM (Italian time)

Application for the PhD program is made by completing the online process, and it involves two phases:

 

  1. registry on the University's website at http://www.unitn.it/account by entering the information requested. If the registration has been correctly submitted, within a maximum of 2 working days applicants will receive a username and password by email, these being credentials needed in order to utilize the UNITN's online services;
  2. compilation of the application , complete with the requested attachments in electronic format, available at http://www.unitn.it/en/apply/dott.

The application shall be subject to the payment of an application fee - non-refundable - amounting to € 15 to be paid by credit card or other means, according to the instructions given in the appropriate section of the Application online.

The administration strongly recommends that candidates ensure that they have received the notification email confirming the definitive completion of the application procedure.
Candidates are asked not to wait until the last days prior to the deadline before submitting their applications.

If you are interested in a applying for a project-specific grant made available AFTER the publication of the Calls (Extra grants) you must fill in the field "Other" of the Application online with the exact code/s and title/s of the project-specific grant

Topics

Areas covered by the call include (but are not limited to) the following.

If you need further information about a Project Specific Grant, please refer to the contact person designed for each project.

 

Curriculum 1: Computer Science

  • Data and Knowledge Managment » details
  • Embedded Electronics and Computing Systems » details
  • Language Speech and Interaction » details
  • Machine learning and intelligent optimization » details
  • Remote and Distributed Sensing » details
  • Signal Processing and Recognition » details
  • Social Informatics » details
  • Software Engineering, Formal Methods and Security » details
  • Systems and Networks » details

 

Project Specific Grants - Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science

  • CSTV1 - Algorithms for Human Behavior Understanding (2 +1 extra grant) » details
  • CSTV2 - System, methods and platforms for mental and physical training of older adults at home (1) » details

 

Project Specific Grants - FBK

  • CSTV3 - Automatic Speech Transcription (1) » details
  • CSTV4 - Building the Web of Data exploiting Natural Language Processing (1) » details
  • CSTV5 - Distributed wireless networking for smart spaces (1) » details
  • CSTV6 - Formal Methods for Safety and Dependability Assessment (1) » details
  • CSTV7 - Human in the loop for advanced machine translation (1) » details
  • CSTV8 - Machine Learning for Neuroscience (1) » details
  • CSTV9 - Model-based design and verification for Cyber Physical Systems (1) » details
  • CSTV10 - Reasoning-based Process Mining (1) » details
  • CSTV11 - Security testing of smartphone applications (1) » details
  • CSTV12 - Software development for emerging markets (1) » details

 

Extra grants

Project Specific Grants - FBK

  • CSTV13 - Modeling Human Social Dynamics (1) » details
  • CSTV16 - Natural language processing and production of persuasive messages (1) » details

Project Specific Grants - Telecom Italia S.p.A.

  • CSTV14 - Heterogeneous Big Data profiling and quality increase (2) » details
  • CSTV15 - Data-driven modeling of society's health (1) » details

Project Specific Grants - Trento RISE, Fondazione Bruno Kessler and OpenContent SCARL

  • CSTV17 - Large-Scale Global Optimization of Semantic Metadata (1) » details

Project Specific Grants - Trento RISE, Fondazione Bruno Kessler and SpazioDati S.r.l

  • CSTV18 - Infrastructures and workflows supporting higly explorative data management of structured and unstructured data (1) » details

Project Specific Grants - Trento RISE, Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science and SpazioDati S.r.l

  • CSTV19 - Improving disambiguation in textual annotation with large-scale graph analysis (1) » details

Project Specific Grants - Trento RISE, Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science and Centro Ricerche GPI s.r.l

  • CSTV20 - Weak-processes modelling and management in socio-technical environments (1) » details

Project Specific Grants - Trento RISE, Fondazione Bruno Kessler and Centro Ricerche GPI s.r.l

  • CSTV21 - Socio-technical and Gamified Systems for managing Health and Wellbeing (1) » details

Project Specific Grants - Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science

    • CSTV22 - Ageing in place: a respectful approach (1) » details
    • CSTV23 - Building Playful Interaction (1) » details
    • CSTV24 - Designing Playful Interaction (1) » details

 

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Curriculum 2: Telecommunications

  • Language Speech and Interaction » details
  • Multimedia Signal Processing and Understanding » details
  • Remote and Distributed Sensing » details
  • Signal Processing and Recognition » details
  • Wireless Networking » details

 

Project Specific Grants - Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science

  • TLCTV1 - Development of advanced signal and data processing methods for the analysis of data acquired by planetary radar  sounders (1 +1 co-founded extra-grant *) » details
  • TLCTV2 - Development of advanced techniques for the automatic anlysis of optical and SAR satellite remote sensing images of Earh Observation (1) » details
  • TLCTV3 - Protocol and Architectures for a Sustainable Internet (1) » details

 

Project Specific Grants - FBK

  • TLCTV4 - Remote sensing for environmental monitoring (1) » details
  • TLCTV5 - Remote sensing image processing (1) » details