Multi-agent Semantic Web Systems - Teaching Assistant


Course:
Multi-agent Semantic Web Systems

Type (Tut/Demo/Other ...):  TA

Time in Year: from as soon as possible until week 9 of Semester 2

Number of Posts: 1

Description:
This is a new 4th year course that is intended to give students an  understanding of the theory and practice of large-scale,  knowledge-based systems operating in an open, distributed environment.  The course descriptor is available at:

    http://www.inf.ed.ac.uk/teaching/courses/masws.html

The main duties are: setting up and maintaining a course web page with  pointers to resources, helping to construct two practical exercises and  marking them, and providing students with support, as required, for  software-related aspects of the practical exercises.

Skills required:
Familiarity with knowledge-based systems and XML is essential;  knowledge of multi-agent systems and Semantic Web technologies (e.g.,  RDF, ontologies, web services) would be an advantage.

Total Hours:  up to 50 hours, paid at the demonstrator rate

Contact:  Ewan Klein (ewan@inf.ed.ac.uk)
Apply: By emailing tutor-applications@inf.ed.ac.uk with CC to Ewan Klein