LINGUIST List 11.2502

Mon Nov 20 2000

Jobs: Comp Linguist at YY Software Corp, CA, USA

Editor for this issue: Michael Appleby <>


  1. Laura Bergerol, Comp linguist at YY Software Corp, CA, USA

Message 1: Comp linguist at YY Software Corp, CA, USA

Date: 18 Nov 2000 22:37:54 -0000
From: Laura Bergerol <>
Subject: Comp linguist at YY Software Corp, CA, USA

Rank of Job: Master's degree or equivalent
Areas Required: Computational linguist
Other Desired Areas: NLP
University or Organization: YY Software Corporation
State or Province: California
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: April 30, 2001
Contact: Laura Bergerol

Address for Applications:
110 Pioneer Way
Mountain View
CA 94110

YY Software Corporation, located in Mountain View, CA, seeks
computational linguists to work full-time on grammar and lexicon
development, NLP applications and development tools, with expertise in
one or more of the following:

- Syntactic analysis in a lexicalist framework such as Head-driven
Phrase Structure Grammar or Lexical Functional Grammar, for English,
German, Japanese, or Spanish.
- Semi-automated acquisition techniques for lexicon and grammar.
- Robust processing of natural text found in email, including
ellipsis, abbreviations, and errors.
- Lexical semantics.
- Knowledge representation for natural language processing

Required qualifications:

- Master's degree or equivalent post-graduate study in computational
linguistics or related field.
- Immediate availability

Preferred qualifications:

- Ph.D. or two years' work experience in computational linguistics or
related field
- Programming experience in C++, Java
- U.S. citizenship or work permit


- Commensurate with experience, competitive with San Francisco Bay
Area corporate standards.

Send your CV via any of the following:

- email:
- fax:	 650 623-0001
- mail:	 Laura Bergerol
	 Director of Human Resources
	 YY Software Corporation
	 110 Pioneer Way
	 Mountain View, CA 94041
- web:

Company profile:

YY Software Corporation is the premier provider of intelligent
auto-response software for eBusiness platforms. YY's
breakthrough-technology products automatically read and respond to
electronic inquiries with the highest levels of accuracy,
functionality, and reliability across all customer touch points: Web
site, email, chat, and, in the future, voice. Setting YY products
apart from all others is their ability to handle language the way
people actually use language. YY solutions are designed to provide a
rapid return on investment by helping enterprises increase sales and
enhance customer satisfaction while simultaneously reducing customer
service costs.
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