LINGUIST List 13.951

Sun Apr 7 2002

Jobs: Acoustic Phonetics: Portuguese, Swedish in UK

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  1. David Horowitz, Acoustic Phonetics: Portuguese and Swedish, Vox Generation Ltd, UK

Message 1: Acoustic Phonetics: Portuguese and Swedish, Vox Generation Ltd, UK

Date: 4 Apr 2002 11:31:34 -0000
From: David Horowitz <dhorowitzvoxgeneration.com>
Subject: Acoustic Phonetics: Portuguese and Swedish, Vox Generation Ltd, UK


Rank of Job: Senior
Areas Required: Senior Portuguese and Swedish Linguist
Other Desired Areas: Port. or Swedish native speaker
University or Organization: Vox Generation Ltd
Department: FASiL
State or Province: England
Country: UK
Final Date of Application: June 1, 2002
Contact: David Horowitz dhorowitzvoxgeneration.com

Address for Applications:
8 Duncannon
London
England WC2N 4JF
UK

Senior or Staff Scientists in Linguistics for TTS

Work on a large international project hosted at Vox Generation Ltd.
Vox is building a scientific team of 18 individuals to focus on full
mixed-initiative conversational dialogue systems. In this role, you
will research and innovate new techniques in Unified Hierarchical
Language Modelling for training conversational dialogue systems. This
project is partnered with SpeechWorks International on the development
of new language modelling techniques.

You should have a Ph.D. or pending Ph.D. in acoustic phonetics.
Desirable, training and acoustic mark-up for creating TTS
vocabularies. A Portuguese and Swedish synthesizer is being built.
Proficiency in either of these languages required. You should
understand how to interpret a spectrogram.

Contact:
David Horowitz
Chief Scientist
dhorowitzvoxgeneration.com
http://www.voxgeneration.com
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