LINGUIST List 10.471

Tue Mar 30 1999

Jobs: Computational Ling

Editor for this issue: Scott Fults <scottlinguistlist.org>


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  1. kwhitman, Multi-Lingual Computational Ling in Burlington, Mass.
  2. Heather Gregg, German or Spanish Computational Ling in Seattle, Washington

Message 1: Multi-Lingual Computational Ling in Burlington, Mass.

Date: Mon, 29 Mar 1999 15:50:35 -0400
From: kwhitman <kwhitmanlhs.com>
Subject: Multi-Lingual Computational Ling in Burlington, Mass.



Acoustic Modeling Engineer - French

The engineer will work in the domain of acoustic-phonetic modeling for
the international versions of the L&H Voice Xpress dictation product
line. He/she will be part of a language development team for French
Language in Burlington, MA. As part of this team, he/she will be
responsible for building acoustic-phonetic models, combining and
tuning of the building blocks that make up a dictation system, based
on tools and procedures created in other groups. He or she will work
closely together with acoustic data collection people and with
language model engineers and will report to the modeling team leader
for French.

In-depth knowledge of current ASR techniques and literature, with direct
experience with acoustic modeling.
Experience with speech recognition algorithm development in the context of a
state-of-the-art ASR system.
Ability to design and run ASR experiments
Knowledge of C, C++, shell, Perl and UNIX
Experience with working on large software projects.
MS or Phd in electrical engineering, computer science, mathematics or related
field.

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Senior Engineer Language Modeling

Develop the statistical language models for various international
versions of the L&H Voice Xpress dictation product line. He/she will
be part of a language development team for US Spanish, US English,
Canadian French, and other languages in Burlington. As part of this
team, he/she will be responsible for the development statistical
language models. he/she will work closely together with text corpus
collection people and with acoustic phonetic model engineers and will
report to the modeling team leader for these languages.


Contact Info
Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products
kwhitmanlhs.com
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Message 2: German or Spanish Computational Ling in Seattle, Washington

Date: Mon, 29 Mar 1999 16:19:21 -0800
From: Heather Gregg <hgreggsssolutions.com>
Subject: German or Spanish Computational Ling in Seattle, Washington



Seattle Is the Place For You!

Seeking Two Computational Linguists for an exciting client! Language
proficiency sought in German or Spanish. You will be enhancing &
extending a computational grammar & text critiquing system, in
accordance with overall architecture of the Company's Natural Language
Understanding system. Initial emphasis is on understanding the
component for the text critiquing system, followed by the component
for syntactic analysis. You will also be testing the syntactic
analysis & text critiques. Required qualifications should include
experience in linguistic research and software development- product
focus. Familiarity with Natural Language Processing; a flexible
approach to linguistic theory. An advanced degree in linguistics,
computer science or a closely related discipline. Native proficiency
in German or Spanish required; practical experience with NLP
implementation issues is highly desired. An advanced degree in
linguistics or a closely related discipline is preferred. Please
email resume and contact information to sssolutionssssolutions.com.

Please visit Software Staffing Solution's website at
http://www.sssolutions.com
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