LINGUIST List 12.2934

Mon Nov 26 2001

Jobs: Computational Ling: Research Asst, UK

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  1. David Horowitz, Computational Ling: Research Asst at Vox Generation Ltd, UK

Message 1: Computational Ling: Research Asst at Vox Generation Ltd, UK

Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2001 15:18:21 -0000
From: David Horowitz <>
Subject: Computational Ling: Research Asst at Vox Generation Ltd, UK

APPLICANTS: Please send CV to addressed to
David Horowitz, Chief Scientist
In this position, you will assist in building up resources to
establish a strong pan-European R&D group. You will help write
components of grants and help define theoretical approaches towards
conversational dialogue systems.

The focus of the work is on Natural Language Parsing and Unified
Language Modelling. The Research Component that you will endeavour in
is Unified Language Modelling and Statistical Robust Parsing.

This is a highly technical position in mathematics and computer
science. The R&D department collaborates with Professor Yorick Wilks
at the University of Sheffield and the position will afford the
candidate mentorship from key researchers at Wilks' Natural Language
Processing Group.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in rigorous quantitative program such as
Computer Science, Mathematical Computational Linguistics, Artificial
Intelligence, Machine Learning, Mathematics, Physics or Electrical
Engineering or Computational Linguistics.

Skills: Hands-on software development experience in Java, Prolog and/or
Perl required. 
David Horowitz
Chief Scientist
Spoken Language Sciences and Engineering
Vox Generation Ltd
Voice: +44 (0)20 7592 8155
Fax: +44 (0)20 7582 8156

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