LINGUIST List 13.1498

Thu May 23 2002

Jobs: Computational Ling: Speech Recog, Florida USA

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  1. Carolyn S.Sutton, Computational Ling: Speech Recog at NetByTel, Inc., Florida USA

Message 1: Computational Ling: Speech Recog at NetByTel, Inc., Florida USA

Date: 23 May 2002 19:03:35 -0000
From: Carolyn S.Sutton <>
Subject: Computational Ling: Speech Recog at NetByTel, Inc., Florida USA

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Design of modular voice applications
Other Desired Areas: English Grammars
University or Organization: NetByTel, Inc.
State or Province: Florida
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: 6/30/2002
Contact: Carolyn S. Sutton

Address for Applications:
1141 South Rogers Circle, Suite 9
Boca Raton
Florida 33487

Experienced computational linguist to lead development and design of
modular voice applications. 

Will work with a team of application designers and developers to
design and develop modular, re-usable applications and grammar
systems. Contributor will need to work closely with software
development team to ensure coordination of linguistic and technical
requirements. Technical experience or strength a plus using VoiceXML,
SSML, and SRGF. 

The contributor will have commercial experience and an understanding
and interest in the commercial applications of linguistic science.
Also should have successfully managed to meet deadlines and business

Ideal candidate will show proven experience and competency in the
following areas:

Speech Recognition 
-	Different ASR techniques, algorithms and implementations. 
-	Writing Natural Language grammars. 
-	General turning of voice applications. 
-	SR in telephony applications.
	Speech Synthesis
-	TTS Pronunciation tuning
-	Prosodic Patterns
-	Mathematical Linguistics
Artificial Intelligence 
-	Natural Language Understanding
Speech User Interface Design
- Custom designs
Human Factors
- Natural interaction: mixed initiative dialogs
- Intonation and wording
- Conversation Flow

Contributor will:

- Lead in the planning and execution of short and long term goals for
grammar development, coordinate work with programmers
- Design and create grammars, both custom and universal.
- Provide expertise of methods for testing the grammar rules to ensure
adequate coverage and quality
- Incorporate and improve the level of Natural Language Processing
into future application development
- Build and maintain a speech corpora for the continual improvement of
speech application
- Address all aspects of recognition problems, including accuracy,
robustness and confidence

- Degree in computational linguistics or related area
- Experience in the management of projects and people
- Excellent communications 
- Ability to work under pressure

Relocation provided for state side candidates only. 

For more information or to apply for this position please email:
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