The Vienna Center for Logic and Algorithms announces the 2015 edition of the VCLA International Student Awards and calls for the nomination of authors of outstanding scientific works in the field of Logic and Computer Science, in the following two categories:
Outstanding Master Thesis Award, to be given to the author of an outstanding thesis for obtaining a Masters degree or equivalent (2nd cycle Bologna process).
Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award, to be given to the author of an outstanding thesis or final project for obtaining a Bachelors degree or equivalent (1st cycle Bologna process).
In both categories, the work must make an original contribution to a research field that can be classified as part of Logic in Computer Science, understood broadly as the use of logic as a tool that enables computer programs to reason about the world. The main areas of interest are:
Databases and Artificial Intelligence
The committee will select a winner for each category. The winners will be invited to Vienna to present their project and participate in a festive award ceremony. Additionally, the Outstanding Master Thesis Award category is accompanied by a prize of 1,200 EUR, and the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award by a prize of 800 EUR.
- Nomination deadline: November 15, 2015 (AoE)
- Notification of the committee’s decision: early February 2016
- Award ceremony: Spring 2016
- Further information: http://logic-cs.at/award/award-call-2015/