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LINGUIST List 19.1984

Mon Jun 23 2008

Jobs: Knowledge Mining: Researcher/Software Developer, North Side Inc.

Editor for this issue: Bethany Townsend <bethanylinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Eugene Joseph, English & Knowledge Mining: Researcher/Software Developer, North Side Inc., Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Message 1: English & Knowledge Mining: Researcher/Software Developer, North Side Inc., Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Date: 21-Jun-2008
From: Eugene Joseph <eugenenorthsideinc.com>
Subject: English & Knowledge Mining: Researcher/Software Developer, North Side Inc., Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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University or Organization: North Side Inc.
Job Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Web Address: http://www.northsideinc.com
Job Rank: Researcher/Software Developer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Ontological Engineering

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Our objective is to develop an intelligent agent, capable to converse in
unrestricted English on a vast knowledge base. The first application of our
language/AI technology is in the video game area.

We're looking for a versatile computational linguist/AI software engineer,
interested to work in one (or several) of these areas:
- Ontological engineering (Protégé experience desirable)
- Knowledge mining (Wikipedia, CIA Factbook, etc.)
- Integration of lexical resources
- High-speed reasoning (modal and defeasible logic)
- Plan recognition and discourse planning
- Testing of an integrated linguistic application involving parsing,
reasoning and generation.

Working environment:

Java, Python, Perl/Linux and Windows/mySQL

If you're interested to join a team working on an exciting application and
have relevant qualifications/experience, please apply. We're a small
company, so flexibility is essential.

MSc or PhD in a relevant area is required.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: eugenenorthsideinc.com
Contact Information:
President Eugene Joseph
Email: eugenenorthsideinc.com
Phone: 514-935-4566
Fax: 514-935-4047
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