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Message 1: NLP/Language Engineering: PhD Scholarship, Diana Teknologia

Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 07:38:24 -0500 (EST)
From: Kutz Arrieta <kutzdiana-tek.com>
Subject: NLP/Language Engineering: PhD Scholarship, Diana Teknologia



NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING / LANGUAGE ENGINEERING

DIANA TEKNOLOGIA, within the Basque Government Industry Department
program for funding the realization of Ph. D. dissertations in the
industry, offers a scholarship of 12.140 EUR 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.

Requirements:
- 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.

Dissertation: 
- 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.
- Lexicostatistics
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
www.diana-teknologia.com

Kutz Arrieta
kutzdiana-tek.com

Inma Gomila
General Manager, Diana Teknologia
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