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Doktorantide vastuvõtt IKT doktorikooli
Lugupeetud IKT valdkonna doktorandid ja juhendajad,

mul on hea meel teatada, et Info- ja kommunikatsioonitehnoloogia doktorikool kuulutab välja järjekordse vastuvõtukonkursi.
IKT doktorikoolis saavad osaleda kõik TTÜ info- ja kommunikatsioonitehnoloogia ja TÜ informaatika doktoriõppekavade üliõpilased. Vastuvõtt doktorikooli toimub doktorantide sooviavalduste alusel konkursi korras. Doktorikoolis osalemise eelduseks on aktiivne õppe- ja teadustegevus.

Doktorikoolile eraldatud infrastruktuurseid ja materiaalseid vahendeid kasutavad ainult doktorikooli arvatud doktorandid. Iga aasta kohta esitavad doktorikooli doktorandid oma tegevuse aruande.

Avaldusi tuleb esitada elektroonselt aadressil.
TAOTLUSTE ESITAMISE TÄHTAEG ON 16. SEPTEMBER 2013.

Lisainfo:

Eduard Petlenkov (Tallinna Tehnikaülikool)
eduard.petlenkov@dcc.ttu.ee, telefon 620 2105

Eva Pruusapuu (Tatu Ülikool)
eva.pruusapuu@ut.ee, telefon 737 5425

Jaan Penjam (Küberneetika Instituut)
jaan@cs.ioc.ee, telefon 620 4214

PS: NB! doktorandid, kes on juba arvatud IKT doktorikooli sisseastumisavaldust uuesti esitama ei pea! Nemad aga peavad esitama tegevusaruande, mille esitamise tähtaeg on ka 16. september 2013.


Dear PhD students,

Annual admission to the Doctoral School in Information and Communication Technologies is open.
Doctoral School in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) is based on TUT Information and Communication Technology and UT Informatics doctoral curriculums.

Doctoral School in ICT provides variety of possibilities for their PhD students to attend short time courses of Estonian and foreign lecturers/scientists, supports mobility, organizes other academic and scientific activities pointed to PhD students and their supervisors.
Infrastructural and material means of the Doctoral School may use only admitted PhD students.

Applications should be submitted electronically.
THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS IS SEPTEMBER 16, 2013

For more information do not hesitate to contact
Eduard Petlenkov (Tallinn University of Technology)
eduard.petlenkov@dcc.ttu.ee, phone 620 2105

Eva Pruusapuu (Tatu Ülikool)
eva.pruusapuu@ut.ee, telefon 737 5425

Jaan Penjam (Institute of Cybernetics at TUT)
jaan@cs.ioc.ee, phone 620 4214

PS: NB! PhD students who are already admitted to the doctoral school should not apply again. They have to submit annual report. The deadline for submission of the reports is September 16, 2013.

IKTDK: Aastaaruannete esitamine IKT doktorikoolile
Austatud doktorandid,

Tuletan teile meelde, et iga õppeaasta lõpus peavad IKT doktorikooli doktorandid esitama tegevuse aruande.
Aastaaruande esitamiseks täitke vastava vormi IKT doktorikooli veebilehel.
Aruannete esitamise tähtaeg on 16. September 2013.
Õigeaegselt esitatud aastaaruanne ja tegevuste tulemuslikkus on aluseks liikmelisuse pikendamiseks IKT doktorikoolis.

Lugupidamisega,
Eduard Petlenkov,
IKT doktorikooli projektijuht
telefon 620 2105,
e-post: eduard.petlenkov@dcc.ttu.ee


Dear PhD students,

Now it is possible to submit the annual report to the doctoral school.
To submit the report please fill the form at our web page.
All PhD students admitted to the doctoral school should submit the annual report.
The deadline for submitting the report is September 16, 2013.
Promptly submitted report as well as presented results will be the basis for continuing of your membership in the Doctoral School.

With best regards,
Eduard Petlenkov, project manager
Phone: 620 2105
e-mail: eduard.petlenkov@dcc.ttu.ee

Estonian Summer School in Computer and Systems Science (ESSCaSS 2013)
International summer school for PhD and MSc students, postdocs, faculty

August 18-22 2013 (Sun-Thu), Voore Guesthouse, Estonia
Website
Registration form online

Important dates
Early bird registration: June 30 (Su)
Notification: June 5th (Fri)
Late registration last deadline: Aug 4 (Su)

Programme
The programme of an ESSCaSS school consists of short courses by enowned specialists accompanied by a student session of short talks and poster presentations.

The courses to be presented at ESSCaSS'13 are:
Bing Liu - Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis
Fosca Giannotti - Mobility Data Analysis and Mining
Frits Vaandrager - Inference of State Machines
Vitaly Shmatikov - Privacy Technologies: What Works, What Doesn't, and What Is To Be Done
Dino Pedreschi - Social network analysis: a crash mini-course
Posters and Student Presentations

The school will have sessions for poster presentations and talks from participants. Please register Your tentative topic at the application form. We will send the notification and ask for poster abstracts by July 30th from the accepted participants.

Venue
The summer school will take place at Voore Guesthouse in Estonian countryside.

Tallinn, Estonia's capital, is famous for its picturesque medieval Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Travel
There are direct flights to Tallinn from many cities in Europe by many different carriers. Alternatively, one can travel to Riga, Latvia and from there by bus to Tallinn, or alternatively, to Helsinki, Finland and from there by ferry to Tallinn. For more detailed travel information, please take a look at the travel information web page at IoC.

There will be bus transfer from Tallinn and Tartu on the arrival day Sunday 18th, and back after the school ends.

Registration and Cost
The participation fee is 300 EUR for early bird and 380 EUR later. Fee includes the school materials, full board and lodging for the duration of the summer school, and transportation to and from Tallinn and Tartu by bus.

Students are expected to contact their supervisors or department heads about covering the registration fee (there will be dedicated funds available for most students). The doctoral students of the Estonian Doctoral School in Information and Communication Technology do not have to pay a registration fee (please mark that you are an IKTDK student to the payment comment line when registering).

Organizers
The series is organised by University of Tartu Institute of Computer Science and Tallinn University of Technology.

Contacts
E-mail: esscass@ut.ee
Telephone: +372 50 49365
Facebook page for ESSCaSS

Sponsors
The organisers of ESSCaSS'12 wish to thank the supporters and sponsors:
Estonian Doctoral School in Information and Communication Technology, IKTDK
Centre of Excellence in Computer Science, EXCS
Tiigriülikool programme, IT Academy and ICT national programme

BELAS - Biannual European - Latin American Summer School on Design, Test and Reliability.
Dear Colleagues,

Great news for the BELAS Summer School that will take place on June 19-21, 2013 in Tallinn, Estonia.

The keynote address will be given by Prof. Dhiraj Pradhan (Bristol, UK), the most highly cited scientist in the reliability field! His talk is entitled "Fundamentals of Computer Redundancy Technique".

Looking forward to active participation from your group!

BELAS is organized twice a year during the summers in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. The first event will focus on reliability. Distinguished experts from Latin America will share their knowledge with European PhD and MSc students and postdocs. Participation fee is covered by sponsors. Participants are invited to present their research at the PhD Forum.

Technical Program:
  • Fabian Vargas, PUCRS, Brazil, "Combined Effects of Radiation, EMI and Aging in Modern ICs: comprehension and current solutions"
  • Victor Champac, INAOE, Mexico, "NBTI Aging in Scaled CMOS Technologies"
  • Letícia Bolzani Pöhls, PUCRS, Brazil, "Challenges in Nano-Scale Integrated Circuits Design: From CMOS to Graphene Devices"
  • José Lipovetzky, UBA, Argentina, "Ionizing Radiation Effects on Integrated Circuits and Test Procedures"
  • Said Hamdioui, TU Delft, Netherlands (European expert), "IC Reliability: Failures, Modeling and Characteristics Quantification"
The program includes Thursday hands-on labs:
  • "JTAG/IJTAG with Göpel Equipment", Artur Jutman, Testonica, Estonia
  • "Combined Effects of Radiation, EMI and Aging", a joint lab from Latin American speakers
As a part of the BELAS program a PhD Forum is organized to foster discussions between attending PhD students. It gives participants a great opportunity to share their research results as well as to get feedback from the summer school speakers. It is organized in form of poster sessions. Optional PhD Forum submissions should be 1-2 page abstracts or 4-6 page full papers and will be published in informal proceedings.

The number of participants is limited. Registrations will be considered on the first-come, first-served basis. We encourage participants to act fast to have more time for their travel organization. Final registration deadline is June 4.

BELAS website.

Kind regards,
Raimund Ubar, General Chair
Jaan Raik, Program Chair
Fabian Vargas, Steering Committee co-Chair
Maksim Jenihhin, Steering Committee co-Chair

A course on Neural and Fuzzy Systems by Prof. D.Sc. Yevgeniy Bodyanskiy.
Dear PhD Students and supervisors,

It is my pleasure to announce a 4-day course on Neural and Fuzzy Systems by Prof. D.Sc. Yevgeniy Bodyanskiy, Kharkiv National University of Radioelectronics.

The following topics will be covered
  • Introduction to Artificial Neural Networks (ANN): neurons, architectures, learning and application;
  • Introduction to self-learning;
  • Self-learning ANN: self-organizing Kohonen map (SOM) and "Brain-State -in-a- Box" model (BSB);
  • Conventional SOM and k-means clustering;
  • On-line self-learning and clustering;
  • Self-learning using principles "Winner-Takes-All" (WTA) and "Winner-takes-more" (WTM);
  • Fuzzy c-means clustering (FCM) and on-line self-learning;
  • Robust FCM;
  • Neuro-fuzzy SOM;
  • Neuro-fuzzy BSB;
  • On-line FCM clustering of data with gaps;
  • Matrix FCM;
  • Self-learning in Spiking ANN

The course consists of 6 lectures (4 x 135 min):
Monday, April 15, 2013 16:00-18:15 X-316
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 16:00-18:15 TBA
Thursday, April 18, 2013 16:00-18:15 TBA
Friday, April 19, 2013 16:00-18:15 TBA

Optionally students can receive 2 credit points. Please register here and feel free to forward this information.

With best regards,
Eduard Petlekov,
eduard.petlenkov@dcc.ttu.ee
620 2105
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