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LINGUIST List 22.4144

Sat Oct 22 2011

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        1.     Frank Keller , Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics PhD Student, University of Edinburgh, UK


Message 1: Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics PhD Student, University of Edinburgh, UK
Date: 21-Oct-2011
From: Frank Keller <kellerinf.ed.ac.uk>
Subject: Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics PhD Student, University of Edinburgh, UK
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Department: Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation
Web Address: http://www.ilcc.inf.ed.ac.uk/

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics
Speech Technology

Description:

PHD studentships in computational linguistics, speech technology and cognitive
science
Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation
School of Informatics
University of Edinburgh

The Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation (ILCC) at the University
of Edinburgh invites applications for three-year PhD studentships starting in
September 2012. ILCC is dedicated to the pursuit of basic and applied research
on computational approaches to language, communication and cognition. Primary
research areas include:

-Natural language processing and computational linguistics
-Spoken language processing
-Dialogue and multimodal interaction
-Information extraction, retrieval and presentation
-Computational theories of human cognition
-Educational and assistive technology

Approximately 8 studentships from a variety of sources are available, covering
maintenance at the research council rate of around GBP 13 500 per year, plus
tuition fees.

Applicants should have a good honours degree or equivalent in computational
linguistics, speech technology, cognitive science, computer science, or a
related discipline.

For a list of academic staff at ILCC with research areas, and for a selection of
potential PhD topics, please consult:

http://www.ilcc.inf.ed.ac.uk/people
http://www.ilcc.inf.ed.ac.uk/study/possible-phd-topics-in-ilcc

Details regarding the PhD programme and the application procedure can be found at:

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/informatics/postgraduate/research-degrees/phd

In order to ensure full consideration for funding, applications (including all
supporting documents) need to be received by December 16, 2011.

Please direct inquiries to Hiroshi Shimodaira ed.ac.uk>, the ILCC
PhD admissions coordinator.

Applications Deadline: 16-Dec-2011

Web Address for Applications: http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/informatics/postgraduate/research-degrees/phd

Contact Information:
        Dr Hiroshi Shimodaira
        h.shimodairaed.ac.uk



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