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Tue Aug 14 2012

Jobs: Comp Ling: Senior NLP Processing Engineer, Nuance Communications

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 14-Aug-2012
From: None Given <EMEAJOBSnuance.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Senior NLP Processing Engineer, Nuance Communications, Merelbeke, Belgium
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications
Job Location: Merelbeke, Belgium
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com
Job Rank: Senior NLP Processing Engineer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Description:

At Nuance Communications, everything we do is focused on
developing the most human, natural, intuitive ways to use your voice
to take command of information. Our people and our technology
have pioneered the highest functioning speech software in the world,
ceaselessly perfecting the ability for machines to recognize and
emulate the human voice. We design and deliver technologies that
intuitively link man, machine and the global storehouse of
knowledge to help companies and consumers work seamlessly and
intelligently with the world.

Role: Senior NLP Processing Engineer
Location: Merelbeke, Belgium
REF: 7592

Job Description:
- NLP algorithm research
- Advance the state of the art of automotive NLU by creating new
approaches as well as analyzing shortcomings, identifying areas of
improvement, and developing solutions
- Assist with or carry out productization of software: turning research
code into stable software
- Design and develop tools related to the NLU development process
- Solve problems for project teams working on customer projects
- Train and optimize natural language understanding models
- Supervise data processing
- Run tuning and optimization experiments

Skills and Experience Required:
- Good knowledge of speech recognition theory, acoustics, and/or
psychoacoustics
- User interface, human-machine interaction, and dialogue system
development experience
- Operational knowledge of languages other than English
- MSc, ideally PhD in computer science, engineering, physics,
mathematics, or other technical field

To apply, visit the application URL below and enter reference
number 7592.

Application Deadline: 14-Feb-2013 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: EMEAJOBSnuance.com
Web Address for Applications: http://www.nuance.com/careers
Contact Information:
None Given
Email: EMEAJOBSnuance.com

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