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LINGUIST List 21.4941

Tue Dec 07 2010

Jobs: English & Computational Linguistics: Programmer, North Side Inc.

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        1.     Eugene Joseph , English & Computational Linguistics: Programmer, North Side Inc., Montreal, Canada

Message 1: English & Computational Linguistics: Programmer, North Side Inc., Montreal, Canada
Date: 06-Dec-2010
From: Eugene Joseph <eugenenorthsideinc.com>
Subject: English & Computational Linguistics: Programmer, North Side Inc., Montreal, Canada
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University or Organization: North Side Inc.
Department: Language and AI R&D
Job Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Web Address: http://www.botcolony.com
Job Rank: Programmer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Our company, North Side Inc., is developing the Bot Colony online adventure
video game. Bot Colony is the first intelligent conversation game ever.
Please Google and watch the Bot Colony E3 video, and look up Bot Colony on
Wikipedia.

Our company is developing a full natural language dialogue pipeline that
includes parsing, disambiguation, co-reference resolution, reasoning and
dialog management.

We have several openings for Computational Linguists in our Montreal
facility. Requirements:

- Computational Linguistics background (M.Sc. or Ph.D.)
- Strong Java skills (mandatory requirement)
- Good general understanding of syntax, semantics and pragmatics issues and
a good knowledge of English grammar
- Some database exposure (object-oriented or SQL)

Experience in one or more of the following fields:
- Ontology building and validation
- Disambiguation
- Co-reference resolution
- Reasoning
- Corpus mining
- Automated knowledge acquisition
- Dialogue management

While applied research is an important part of the work, we're very focused
on developing a natural language pipeline that works well in real-time.
Candidates who are interested to help build sophisticated software are
encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

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

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