Ph.D. Position at Ghent University, Belgium
We offer a full-time PhD studentship. The position is funded for a period of 4
years (beginning of 2008) within a new project granted the Research funding of
the Ghent University Research Fund (BOF).
Title: Fuzzy modelling of spatio-temporal relations between polygon
Keywords: GIScience, fuzzy spatio temporal data, conceptual modelling;
Promoter: Prof. dr. Nico Van de Weghe;
Co-Promoters: Prof. dr. Bernard De Baets and Prof. dr. Guy De Tré.
The project aims to build a conceptual model able to represent, reason about and
query evolutions of objects in 3D (2D space + time). The model will be applied
and evaluated by means of an illustrative case study (more detailed description:
The Ph.D. candidate will participate in the research unit Cartography and GIS (GIScience
and GISystems), Department of Geography at Ghent University (Belgium). The unit
consists out of two full-time professors and, currently, more than 10
researchers, all working in the research field of spatial and geographical
We are looking for young candidates with a Master's degree or equivalent in
geomatics, computer science, mathematics, or a related discipline such as
geoinformatics and spatio-temporal reasoning.
For more information, please contact Prof. dr. Nico Van de Weghe (contact: see
Application letters including motivation, CV, and the name and email address of
at least one reference need to be sent before Friday 14 December 2007 to
Nico Van de Weghe
- Project proposal