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LINGUIST List 19.2164

Mon Jul 07 2008

Jobs: Dutch & Comp Ling: Assoc Prof, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

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        1.    Marie-Francine Moens, Dutch & Computational Linguistics: Assoc Prof, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium


Message 1: Dutch & Computational Linguistics: Assoc Prof, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
Date: 07-Jul-2008
From: Marie-Francine Moens <sien.moenscs.kuleuven.be>
Subject: Dutch & Computational Linguistics: Assoc Prof, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
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University or Organization: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Department: Computer Science
Job Location: Heverlee, Belgium
Web Address: http://www.cs.kuleuven.be
Job Rank: Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): Dutch (nld)

Description:

Research in Text Classification and Paraphrasing

The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium has an open position for a
junior researcher working towards a PhD in computer science in the field of
natural language processing. The candidate will conduct research on the
following topics: algorithms for sentence compression, fusion and
generation; algorithms for text segmentation and classification. The
technology will be integrated in a question answering system that operates
on informative Web pages. The research is done in collaboration with the
University of Groningen, The Netherlands. The technology will be evaluated
by the company Q-Go that is specialized in search technology.

The successful candidate has a background in informatics, computer science
or artificial intelligence and has (or is willing to acquire) a passive
knowledge of the Dutch language.

Send your CV and motivation letter to Marie-Francine Moens.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: sien.moenscs.kuleuven.be
Contact Information:
Marie-Francine Moens
Email: sien.moenscs.kuleuven.be

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