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Support: Prosodic Analysis of Spoken Lang, Oregon, USA

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Message 1: Prosodic Analysis of Spoken Lang, Oregon

Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2001 10:57:51 -0700
From: Dana Director <danadcse.ogi.edu>
Subject: Prosodic Analysis of Spoken Lang, Oregon

The Center for Human-Computer Communication (CHCC) in the OGI School of
Science & Engineering at OHSU (Oregon Health and Science University)
has an internship program opening to announce:

Linguistics Internship in Prosodic Analysis of Spoken Language during the
2001-2002 academic year
http://www.cse.ogi.edu/CHCC/ (click on "job opportunities")

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Applications are invited from outstanding linguistics graduate students with
an interest in spoken dialogue, HCI, and prosodic analysis of speech signals
for a 10-week full-time internship position during the 2001-2002 academic
year. Funding for this internship is sponsored by the National Science
Foundation. Students selected will participate in an interdisciplinary,
team-oriented research project investigating people's spoken interaction
with interactive computer systems. This work is being conducted in a
state-of-the-art laboratory facility located in the Portland metropolitan
area.

Applicants with a background in linguistics, especially in prosodic analysis
of spoken language, are strongly encouraged to apply. Students with a
background in computer science, cognitive science, psychology, or human
factors also will be considered if their primary interest and experience is
in spoken dialogue, speech technology, HCI, and speech signal analysis.
Experience working with human subjects, scoring and analyzing
language-oriented behavior, and using data analysis/statistics software also
would be relevant to the project.

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Please visit our website: www.cse.ogi.edu/CHCC for further information and
details about how to apply for the internship.
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