Wednesday, May 2, 2018

[DMANET] A studentship at the crossroad between Maths, CS, and Psychology in Liverpool (UK)

Project: The Combinatorics of Visual Perception
Supervisors: Dr Michele Zito Dr Marco Bertamini
Application deadline: June 15, 2018

There is an opening for a fully funded 3-year PhD position in the Department of
Computer Science at the University of Liverpool.

We are interested in the analysis of the mathematical properties of finite
configurations of objects (typically points) in bounded geometric environments,
particularly those that originate from random processes. Relative distances,
clustering properties, and other spatial features seem relevant, their typical
values and their correlations. This study will be carried out within the
context of an important experimental research area: we plan to investigate how
the mathematical features of the configurations inform our understanding of
perceptual properties such as perceived order, complexity, and numerosity.

Further details on the project and how to apply can be found here:

Michele Zito, Computer Science, University of Liverpool (UK)
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