The Faculty of Computer Sciences of the Free University of Bozen/Bolzano is offering a four-year, industrial PhD grant on the topic: “Design and implementation of a system based on virtual knowledge graphs for the use of open data related to cultural heritage”.
The focus of the program will be the design and development of ontology-based data integration (OBDA) systems for cultural heritage open data, which include both tangible artifacts (artistic and/or archaeological objects, monuments, churches, etc.) and intangible artifacts (popular and culinary traditions, uses and costumes, traditional manufacturing techniques, etc.).
The grant is equally co-funded by the Italian National Research Council (CNR) and the NOI Techpark Südtirol/Alto Adige, and formally awarded by the Free University of Bozen/Bolzano. It will be carried out within the context of the ongoing NOI Techpark project, “Open Data Hub“.
The application deadline is July 13th. View the full details of the program and an application information in the following PDF: PhD-Grant_CulturalHeritageOpenData_June-2020