LINGUIST List 12.1176

Sat Apr 28 2001

Support: Machine Learning/ Optimality Theory

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  1. Bouma G., Implementation and Machine Learning for Optimality Theory

Message 1: Implementation and Machine Learning for Optimality Theory

Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2001 08:34:04 +0200 (METDST)
From: Bouma G. <>
Subject: Implementation and Machine Learning for Optimality Theory

 Implementation and Machine Learning for Optimality Theory

The Center for Language and Cognition, Groningen (CLCG) has an opening for a 
graduate student (four-year position) who is interested in doing research on 
computational simulation and machine learning for OT. We invite qualified 
applications for this position. 

A more detailed description of the project and is available at:

Applications preferably by May, 15, 2001, to 

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen 
Afdeling Personele Zaken
Postbus 72
9700 AB Groningen 
The Netherlands 

(mention vacaturenummer 201048 on the envelope and in your letter)

Please include in your application letter remarks about how this position 
fits in your career goals, and how you hope to contribute to the position. 
In addition we should like to receive your curriculum vitae, a copy of your 
diploma together with a list of grades, a list of publications (if any), 
and the name and address of two referees. 

dr. G. Bouma ( and prof. dr. ir. J. Nerbonne 
(, scientific director of the CLCG, will be pleased to 
answer inquiries. 

The Rijksuniversiteit Groningen offers the recipient of graduate student 
stipends a gross salary beginning at gross NLG 3.242 (EUR 1.473) per month 
in the first year and rising to NLG 4.362 (EUR 1.982) in the last year. 
Graduate student fellows receive a contract for one year extendible for 
three further years subject to evaluation after one. The research project 
has to lead to a Ph.D. dissertation. 

Gosse Bouma, Alfa-informatica, RUG, Postbus 716, 9700 AS Groningen tel. +31-50-3635937 fax +31-50-3636855
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