LINGUIST List 10.1058

Sun Jul 11 1999

Jobs: NLP and Discourse, Computational Ling

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  1. Claudia Pateras, NLP and Discourse Management: Research Asst at Montreal
  2. Ehud Reiter, Computational Ling: Research Fellow at U of Aberdeen, Scotland

Message 1: NLP and Discourse Management: Research Asst at Montreal

Date: Fri, 09 Jul 1999 16:26:48 -0400
From: Claudia Pateras <paterasnortelnetworks.com>
Subject: NLP and Discourse Management: Research Asst at Montreal

Title: Research Assistant / PostDoc / Contractual

Functions: In the context of research in the area of automatic speech
recognition, a multi-disciplinary team, including researchers from
Nortel Networks, seeks a person to design software as part of a project
for natural language understanding and natural dialogue systems. This
researcher will program algorithms to achieve accurate communication
with natural voice dialogues, and participate in the team's efforts to
render telephone dialogue systems more efficient.

Requirements: Have a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or
computer science. Graduate study in these or related fields, as well
as a solid mathematical background and a knowledge of the technical
aspects of speech communication, will be viewed favorably. At least
one year's experience in scientific programming in C or C++ in a Unix
environment is needed. Knowledge of Artificial Intelligence techniques
and/or experience with Lisp or Prolog will be considered strong
assets.

Place of work: INRS-Telecommunications, 16 Place du Commerce, Nuns'
Island, Quebec H3E 1H6

Interested persons are asked to contact Claudia Pateras (514) 761-8869
(email: paterasnortelnetworks.com)
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Message 2: Computational Ling: Research Fellow at U of Aberdeen, Scotland

Date: Fri, 9 Jul 1999 14:18:41 +0100 (BST)
From: Ehud Reiter <ereitercsd.abdn.ac.uk>
Subject: Computational Ling: Research Fellow at U of Aberdeen, Scotland



Research Fellow (post-doc) and Research (PhD) Studentship on project
	Generating Summaries of Time-Series Data
Dept of Computing Science, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

The Department of Computing Science is looking for a Research Fellow
and Research (PhD) Student to work on a new 3-year EPSRC project on
generating textual summaries of time-series data. This project will
involve research in both time-series analysis and natural-language
generation, and we welcome applicants with an interest in either area.
The Research Fellow should have a PhD in Computer Science and experience
in either time-series analysis or natural-language processing.
Experience in working with industry would also be an asset, as we have
two industrial collaborators. 

Application forms and further particulars are available from:

Human Resources,
University Office,
University of Aberdeen
Kings College,
Aberdeen AB24 3FX, UK
Tel: +44-1224-272727
quoting reference number ZCS003R.
A 24-hour answering service is in operation.

The research (PhD) student should have a first class or upper second
class degree in computing or a related topic, and should fulfill EPSRC 
eligibilty criteria. Applications should be sent directly to Dr E Reiter,
Department of Computing Science.

Informal enquiries for both positions should be directed towards Dr.
Ehud Reiter (telephone +44-1224-273443; email ereitercsd.abdn.ac.uk).

More information about these positions and the project is available at
	http://www.csd.abdn.ac.uk/~ereiter/tsjob.html 

Closing date: 16 August 1999
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