Computer Science, Boston College

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Position ID:Boston College-Computer Science-VISITING [#9033]
Position Title: Summer Visiting PhD Student
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Operations Research
Data Science
Data Analytics (more...)
Appl Deadline:2017/05/31 finished (posted 2017/03/25, finished 2017/12/03, listed until 2017/09/25)
Position Description:    

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2017 Summer Visiting Position for Ph.D. Students



Who: Prof. Bento’s Lab, at Boston College, is looking for multiple students to work with him and his group during the summer of 2017. Students must be enrolled in a Ph.D. program in statistics, mathematics, bioinformatics, computer science (or related fields) to apply.



When: The duration and start-end dates of the stay are flexible. The position is a paid position, full-time during the visit. Start dates after May 1st and end dates before September 1st are preferred. These can be extended further if you are good!



What: The students will have freedom to develop his/her novel research ideas within the following topics.

       Machine learning algorithms

       Evolutionary tree reconstruction


       Causal inference

       Data visualization

       Active learning

       Distributed large scale optimization algorithms

       Asynchronous algorithms

       Non-convex optimization

       Accelerated methods

       Optimal tuning

       GPU, multi-core and cluster implementations

       Information theory

       Data complexity lower bounds

       Optimal sampling schemes



How: To apply send CV to


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St. Mary's Hall, 2nd foor South
Boston College
Chestnut Hill
MA 02467
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