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LINGUIST List 21.367

Thu Jan 21 2010

Jobs: Speech Recognition Technology: Researcher, U of Oxford

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        1.    Celia Glyn, Phonetics; Speech Recognition Technology: Researcher, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Message 1: Phonetics; Speech Recognition Technology: Researcher, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Date: 21-Jan-2010
From: Celia Glyn <celia.glynphon.ox.ac.uk>
Subject: Phonetics; Speech Recognition Technology: Researcher, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Oxford
Department: Phonetics Laboratory
Job Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.phon.ox.ac.uk/jobs
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Speech Recognition Technology


'Mining a Year of Speech' - Research Associate

A vacancy exists for a Research Associate with experience in speech
recognition technology, for a fixed period from 12th April 2010 to 31st
March 2011. The post holder will be part of a research team working on a
new project on forced alignment for indexing large speech corpora (in
particular, the British National Corpus), funded by the JISC under the
Digging into Data competition. The project is an international
collaboration between the Phonetics Laboratory and the Linguistic Data
Consortium, University of Pennsylvania. The post holder will be required to
undertake most of the computational work on the project, especially in the
use of forced alignment software to index 1,500 hrs of audio recordings,
and registration of the timing information in an XML data structure.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor John Coleman
(john.colemanphon.ox.ac.uk). Further particulars, including information
about how to apply, may be obtained via the application URL, or by writing
to Celia Glyn at the address below.

£28,839 - £35,469 p.a.

Application Deadline: 04-Feb-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Mrs Celia Glyn
University of Oxford Phonetics Laboratory,
41 Wellington Square,
Oxford OX12JF
United Kingdom
Web Address for Applications: http://www.phon.ox.ac.uk/jobs
Contact Information:
Mrs Celia Glyn
Email: celia.glynphon.ox.ac.uk
Phone: 01865270444

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