One research grant with reference number BI|2020/093 is now available under the scope of project...
INESC ID
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H2020-ICT-2018-3 / 856716

iv4XR

INESC-ID - Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Lisboa is a R&D institute dedicated to advanced research and development in the fields of Information Technologies, Electronics, Communications, and Energy.

INESC-ID has participated in more than 50 research projects funded by the European Union and more than 190 funded by national entities.

Until today, our researchers have published more than 700 papers in international journal papers, more than 3000 papers in international conferences, and have registered 15 patents and / or brands.

1 RESEARCH GRANT TYPE

One research grant with reference number BI 2020 / 093 is now available under the scope of project iv4XR H2020-ICT-2018-3 / 856716, funded by European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme H2020-ICT-2018-2020 and under the following conditions :

2 DURATION

3 months, starting in January 2021

  • Renewable, if the candidate is enrolled in a MsC program - art. 6º, c)
  • subject to suitable performance within the period of the project, not exceeding the maximum period set by FCT for such grants 4 years (included contract renewals)

  • Renewable, if the candidate is enrolled in a non-degree programme art. 6º, n. 4 a)
  • subject to suitable performance within the period of the project, not exceeding the maximum period set by FCT for such grants 1 year (included contract renewals)

    3 LEGISLATION

    A fellowship contract will be celebrated according to :

  • Law 40 / 2004 of 18th of August (Scientific Research Fellow Status) and its successive amendments, including the amendments introduced by the Decree Law n.
  • 123 / 2019 of 28 th of August

  • INESC-ID Lisboa Grant Regulations
  • 4 MONTLY AMOUNT

    The monthly amount of the grant € s in accordance with the values stipulated in the Regulations for Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology in force (

    5 4 OBJECTIVES / WORKPLAN

    Develop artificial personas for automated UX testing of interactive systems. These personas should define different motivations and different strategies for the interaction with an environment under test.

    The personas will be implemented as AI agents combining ML and search and may include a cognitive affective model to drive the decisions.

    6 SCIENTIFIC SUPERVISION

    The activity will be supervised by Rui Filipe Fernandes Prada, Associate Professor at Tecnico, ULisboa and researcher at INESC-ID.

    INESC ID will integrate the grantee in the research team of the scientific advisor, at

    7 ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS

    The candidate should have at least a BSc Degree in computer science, electrical engineering or related area, with very good programming skills and experience in one (or more) of the following areas : socio-emotional models of behaviour, machine learning, multi-agent systems.

    The candidate should have good proficiency in English (both written and spoken).

    By the grant start date, the candidate must be enrolled in :

  • a MsC programme art. 6º, start "2">
  • a non-degree programme art. 6º, n. 2
  • 8 EVALUATION CRITERIA AND COMMITEE

    The selection will be according to the following criteria :

  • 70%) Academic record of the candidate (including performance in related courses, publication record, and past experience in research projects) and technical skills with respect to the goals of the tasks in the project;
  • 20%) Personal references;
  • 10%) Proficiency in English.

    The jury may also decide not to assign the scholarship, if none of candidates meets the required conditions

    President

    Rui Filipe Fernandes Prada

    Associate Professor

    INESC ID Tecnico Ulisboa

    Member

    Manuel Fernando Cabido Peres Lopes

    Associate Professor

    INESC ID Tecnico Ulisboa

    Member

    Carlos António Roque Martinho

    Associate Professor

    INESC ID Tecnico Ulisboa

    Substitute member

    Francisco António Chaves Saraiva de Melo

    Associate Professor

    INESC-ID Tecnico Ulisboa

    Substitute member

    Maria Luísa Torres Ribeiro Marques da Silva Coheur

    Associate Professor

    INESC ID Tecnico Ulisboa

    9 COMPLAIN AND APPEAL DEADLINES AND PROCEDURES

    The jury has the faculty not to select a candidate who does not prove the requirements mentioned in required education Level and research experience

    The admitted and excluded candidates will be notified by email of the final ranking list, including the copy of the Preliminary Report of the jury.

    Prior Hearing and Deadline for Final Decision : After being notified, candidates have 10 working days to submit, if applicable, a formal rebuttal.

    After that period, the jury notifies the candidates of the Final Report.

    Excluded applicants may complain about the jury's final report for 15 working days after notification or appeal the jury's decision to the INESC ID Board of Directors for 30 working days after notification.

    According to the Portuguese Law, a disabled candidate has a preference when in equal classification, which prevails over any other legal preference.

    Candidates must declare their respective degree of disability, the type of disability and the means of communication / expression to be used in the selection process, under the law.

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