The Mathematics of Complex and Dynamic Networks Department of Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs France and the Data Science Department of EURECOM invite applications for a fully funded PhD position on “Learning in Blotto games and applications to modeling attention in social networks.” The PhD will be co-supervised by Dr. Alonso Silva (https://www.bell-labs.com/
A complete description of the position is available at http://www.eurecom.fr/~
The PhD topic is at the intersection of machine learning and game theory, with application to modeling social networks. Candidates should have a strong background in mathematics (probability and preferably learning or game theory or both) and an interest in the application to social networks; and should hold a MSc degree (or equivalent) by the start of the PhD (expected Fall 2016).
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply before May 16, 2016, by sending the following documents to patrick[dot]loiseau[at]eurecom.fr and alonso[dot]silva[at]nokia.com: a detailed CV, a list of courses and grades in the last two years (at least), the name of 2-3 references willing to provide a recommendation letter for their application, a short statement of interest and any other information useful to evaluate the application.
Any question regarding the position can also be sent directly to the supervisors at patrick[dot]loiseau[at]eurecom.fr and alonso[dot]silva[at]nokia.com.