LINGUIST List 14.186

Sun Jan 19 2003

Support: NLP/Lang Engineering:Ph.D. Dissertation Support

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  1. Kutz Arrieta, NLP/Lang Engineering: Ph.D. Dissertation Support for EU nationals

Message 1: NLP/Lang Engineering: Ph.D. Dissertation Support for EU nationals

Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2003 05:59:55 +0000
From: Kutz Arrieta <>
Subject: NLP/Lang Engineering: Ph.D. Dissertation Support for EU nationals



DIANA TEKNOLOGIAk, enpresetan doktore-tesiak egiteko Eusko
Jaurlaritzaren laguntzen programa barruan, doktoretza tesi bat egiteko
beka baten deialdia egiten du. Urteko kopurua berriztagarria izan
daiteken 12.400 koa da.



DIANA TEKNOLOGIA, within the Basque Government Industry Department
program for funding the realization of Ph. D. dissertations in the
industry, offers a scholarship of 12.400 yearly
(renewable) for the elaboration of a Ph. D. dissertation.

Diana Teknologia:
Located in Gipuzkoa, the company specializes in the development of
software technology in the field of Natural Language Processing for
its application in Knowledge Management in the business world.

To have satisfied requirements for writing and defending a
Ph. D. dissertation. Citizenship in one of the EU member countries.
Total dedication to the dissertation.

Research Team:
A main researcher, University Professor, who will direct the project
and act as thesis director. The candidate.. Other researchers from
the university and the company.


For any of the following languages: Basque (priority), French, English
(priority), Spanish (priority), the student should research a subject
related to the technologies being developed at Diana Teknologia.
Results of the research would be freely and exclusively used for
commercial applications by Diana Teknologia. Results of the research
will conform to the interests of the company, who will use and
incorporate them into their know-how. The company will also apply
them in accordance with the contract that will be signed with the
Research Team.
Relevant Subjects:
	Disambiguation (applied to IR and Indexation)
	Semantic Networks
	Noun Phrase identification and extraction
	Dialogue Systems
	Summarization Systems
	Corpus Linguistics
	Statistical Methods applied to Computational Linguistics.
	Computational Syntax.

Candidates may propose other subjects of interest to Diana Teknologia
that may not be listed here.

Interested parties may send a proposal and their CV and including
information on their academic affiliation, research team, dissertation
director, etc.

For more information on the company, please visit our Web page at

Kutz Arrieta

Inma Gomila
General Manager, Diana Teknologia 
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