Do you like the Web and sharing in online social networks, but get worried about who might see these data and what might happen with them? Are you wondering where the present challenges of privacy, leaking, hiding and sharing will lead? Would you like to seek answers from a computational perspective, but with the open mind, curiosity and persistence to also work on interdisciplinary solutions? Do you hold a Masters degree in Computer Science or a related field and have a background in data mining techniques as well as a keen interest in the wider field of privacy studies? Then you should consider applying for a PhD position in the FWO project “Privacy and Social Networks”. The position offers exciting possibilities of working in a number of nested contexts:
* with the Web Mining group Official Website.
* with the partner groups in the “Privacy and Social Networks” project: Official Website., Official Website.
* with the related interdisciplinary project SPION (“Security and Privacy for Online Social Networks”): Official Website.
* in the Department of Computer Science ( Official Website.) of KU Leuven (firstname.lastname@example.org by 18 March.
Application Deadline : 20 March 2011
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