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LINGUIST List 18.3532

Mon Nov 26 2007

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Researcher, University of Sheffield

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        1.    Yorick Wilks, Computational Linguistics: Researcher, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom


Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Researcher, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Date: 24-Nov-2007
From: Yorick Wilks <yorickdcs.shef.ac.uk>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Researcher, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Sheffield
Department: Computer Science
Web Address: http://www.nlp.shef.ac.uk

Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Dialogue Modeling, Machine Learning


Description:

Research Associate in Dialogue Systems and Emotional Quality in Speech
Recognition, Department of Computer Science
Ref No - R05798
Salary: £25,134 - £32,796 per annum

You will be responsible for developing and testing programs for computer
dialogue systems that underlie a speech and graphics interface for an
artificial companion. Applicants must have a good first degree plus a PhD
(or be working towards PhD), or have equivalent relevant experience.
Experience in programming (preferably in Java) as well as some experience
of Machine Learning (preferably in dialogue modelling), sentiment analysis
or cognitive modelling is also essential. This post is available
immediately and is for an initial year, extensible to three years.

Application Deadline: 04-Dec-2007

Web Address for Applications: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/jobs/research.html
Contact Information:
Professor Yorick Wilks
Email: yorickdcs..shef.ac.uk



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