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Summer School: On Computer Simulation Methods


Prerequisites for participation?

Technical skills (knowledge of programming languages, simulation experience) are helpful, but not required. Acquaintance with the literature in contemporary philosophy of science is useful, but will not be assumed.

How to apply?

The number of participants is limited to 20.

To apply, email kaminski[at]hlrs.de

All proposals must be submitted by May 30, 2017 and include:

  • short curriculum vitae;
  • escription of your research (max. one page);
  • questions or topics you are interested in regarding the summer school (just a few lines). Participants will be notified by June 30, 2017.

What are the costs?

There is no fee, but participants will have to cover their travel and hotel expenses. The organizers will happily help participants organize their journey and hotel stay.

The DHST/DLMPST Interdivision Commission on the History and Philosophy of Computing (www.hapoc.org) will offer two bursaries of $250 each to support travel and accommodation costs of young researchers. To apply for this funding, please forward your application to

by May 31, 2017. Decisions for this funding will be notified to applicants together with decisions on proposal submissions.