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Level: PhD
Linguistic Field: Computational Linguistics Natural Language Processing
Application Deadline: 10-Nov-2013
Supporting Institution: University of Groningen/Center for Language and Cognition Groningen (CLCG)
Faculty of Arts, Computational Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.4150
Posted: 21-Oct-2013
Support Description: PhD Computational Linguistics: QT by Deep Language Engineering Approaches 0,9 fte.

Applications are invited for a PhD candidate in the area of computational linguistics. This position is part of the European Project "QTLeap": Quality Translation by Deep Language Engineering Approaches. The goal of the project is to obtain improvements in machine translation, building on the complementarities of symbolic and probabilistic approaches. The computational linguistics group in Groningen is responsible for the Dutch language in the project, as well as for the language generation components. A full project description is available upon request.

For full details and application procedure see the application website address below.
Application Web Address: https://www.academictransfer.com/20256/
Contact Information: Prof. Gertjan van Noord g.j.m.van.noord@rug.nl