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PhD projects of PigIT

The budget of PigIT includes funding for four PhD projects corresponding to the methodological themes of the alliance. The titles of the projects are:

  • Automatic learning and pattern recognition using sensor data. The project is hosted at University of Copenhagen under the supervision of Professor Nils Toft.
  • Methods for prioritization of alarms and intervention. The project is hosted at University of Copenhagen under the supervision of Professor Anders Ringgaard Kristensen.
  • Optimization methods in a stochastic production environment. The project is hosted at Aarhus University under the supervision of Associate Professor Lars Relund Nielsen.
  • Evolutionary operations as a tool for improving welfare and productivity. The project is hosted at Aarhus University under the supervision of Chief Scientist Erik Jørgensen.

A more detailed description of the projects is given in a separate document. The four PhD scolarships will be advertised in the autumn of 2012 (probably in september).

In addition to the four projects directly funded by the alliance, a Dutch PhD project entitled Bayesian Networks for Bio-monitoring is associated to the project under the supervision of Professor Linda C. van der Gaag at Uthrect University. It is funded by the Dutch research council "NWO Exacte Wetenschappen".