LINGUIST List 12.1094

Fri Apr 20 2001

Jobs: Natural Lang Processing at U of Edinburgh, UK

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  1. Fiona McGregor, Research Programmer, Natural Language Processing in U of Edinburgh, UK

Message 1: Research Programmer, Natural Language Processing in U of Edinburgh, UK

Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2001 09:15:49 +0100
From: Fiona McGregor <fionacogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Subject: Research Programmer, Natural Language Processing in U of Edinburgh, UK


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University of Edinburgh
Research Programmer : Spoken Dialogue Systems

The Institute for Communicating and Collaborative Systems (ICCS),
Division of Informatics draws on the skills and expertise of one of
the largest communities of natural language processing specialists in
Europe and has strong experience in human-machine interaction, natural
language understanding, speech processing, and XML protocols.

In this role you will join a team working on the design and
implementation of a spoken dialogue system. Much of the envisaged work
will be carried out within ICCS's Language Technology Group, which
provides a stimulating and varied research environment. You should
have experience of software engineering and distributed agent systems
and a good knowledge of C, C++ or Java. Experience with CORBA and XML
would be an advantage, as would knowledge of speech or language
engineering.

The appointment is for a fixed term of 2 years.
Salary scale, 16,775 -- 25,213 p.a.
Informal enquiries to steedmancogsci.ed.ac.uk

Please quote ref:316245

For further pariculars and application pack visit our web site
(www.ed.ac.uk) or telephone the recruitment line on +44 (0)131 650 2511.

Closing date : 11 May 2001.
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