The School of Computing at Robert Gordon University is offering 5 exciting industry-lead PhD studentships for September 2022 (please see other listings). Successful candidates will be joining the top modern university in Scotland (GUG 2022) and a school (School of Computing) that was listed as the top modern in Scotland for Computer Science (GUG 2022).
The computing school is internationally recognised for research in AI & Reasoning, Computational Intelligence, Immersive Tech and Machine Vision. We have a thriving research environment supported by national and international funding to bring together early-career and early-stage researchers across all areas to carry out leading-edge applied computer science research with high industrial and societal impact. You will be joining a lively, friendly and supportive research and teaching community within the school.
Machine Learning for Process Mapping of Multi-Investment Platforms - Dr Kyle Martin
Multi-investment platforms allow financial experts to recommend multiple avenues for investment to customers. These platforms are multi-featured and tightly bound by strict regulation and legislation. Process mapping is a regulatory process to create a sequential map of every rule and dependency tied to each process in an investment platform. This requires substantial input from domain experts. We believe machine learning can streamline this endeavour, and highlight there is potential in Knowledge Graphs (KGs) and Case Based Planning (CBP). In this project, you will investigate KGs to represent process maps, allowing development of a CBP system for specific tasks such as process map validation and generation.
Please do not apply if you are unable to relocate to Aberdeen.
Applicants should have a very good BSc (Honours) (First or Upper Second class) degree or a Master degree (with Distinction or Merit) in a related discipline.
Applicants should have good personal and communication skills, strong professionalism and integrity, and be capable of working on their own initiative.
Enquiries can be emailed to [Email Address Removed] and will be forwarded to the lead academic if technical in nature.
Applications should be emailed to [Email Address Removed] by 31 July 2022, stating which studentship(s) you are applying for.
The application should consist of:
- A covering letter or personal statement of interest
- IELTS (or equivalent) certificate
- Two references (at least one academic or professional).
Further information such as passport details or transcripts may be requested during the short-listing stage.
For more information regarding the University's English language requirements please visit: https://www.rgu.ac.uk/study/international-students/english-language-requirements
Please note that if response is high the application deadline may be brought forward; you are advised to apply as early as possible.