University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand Department of Statistics PhD Scholarship in Statistics Topic: Mixture model approaches to Data Mining Applications are invited for a three-year PhD Scholarship in Statistics in the Department of Statistics at the University of Waikato. The research involves the development of statistical computation methods and tools for the robust analysis of very large data sets using multivariate mixture models. Enquiries should be made to Dr Murray Jorgensen at the Department of Statistics, University of Waikato, Private Bag 3105, Hamilton, New Zealand (email: [log in to unmask]). The applicant should have an honours or masters degree. Preference will be given to applicants with a broad background in Statistics, Computing and Mathematics. The value of the award is $NZ15,000 per annum plus tuition fees. The Department of Statistics is one of three departments in Waikato's School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences http://www.scms.waikato.ac.nz/index.html . A light-hearted view of the City of Hamilton may be found at http://www.cs.waikato.ac.nz/~paynter/Hamilton/ , where links are given other Hamilton sites. Tim Elphick's restaurant page http://www.cs.waikato.ac.nz/~telphick/food.html gives an idea of the scope of these important urban resources. Dr Murray Jorgensen http://www.stats.waikato.ac.nz/Staff/maj.html Department of Statistics, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand Email: [log in to unmask] Fax +64-7 838 4155 Phone +64-7 838 4773 home phone +64-7 856 6705 Mobile +64-21 139 5862