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Wed Apr 06 2011

Jobs: English & Comp Ling: Knowledge Engineer, Language Computer Corp

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        1.     Arnold Jung , English & Computational Linguistics: Knowledge Engineer, Language Computer Corporation, Texas, USA

Message 1: English & Computational Linguistics: Knowledge Engineer, Language Computer Corporation, Texas, USA
Date: 04-Apr-2011
From: Arnold Jung <jobs2011languagecomputer.com>
Subject: English & Computational Linguistics: Knowledge Engineer, Language Computer Corporation, Texas, USA
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University or Organization: Language Computer Corporation
Job Location: Texas, USA
Web Address: http://www.languagecomputer.com
Job Rank: Knowledge Engineer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

This position has been filled.

About Us:
Language Computer Corporation (LCC) is a privately-owned company committed
to the development of next-generation natural language processing (NLP)
technologies. Since our founding in 1995, we've provided both government
and commercial customers with intelligent, semantically-informed search and
discovery software tools which unlock value by actually understanding the
information stored in large collections of text. LCC has spun off two
semantic technology startups, including Swingly, a Web-scale answer engine,
and Extractiv, a high-performance content harvesting service.

The Position:
We are seeking linguists to assist in developing our language processing
software.

Tasks could include data analysis, annotation, and knowledge resource
creation (e.g. lexicons and grammars). The position will last 8-12 weeks at
our offices in Richardson, TX. Start time is immediate. Ideal candidates
must possess a constant desire to learn the new technologies involved,
think creatively to solve the kinds of problems associated with NLP, and
work with software engineers to define the tasks. There is a possibility
that the position could transition into a full-time job.

Requirements:
-Fluency in English
-Linguistics or Computational Linguistics degree, or at least 3 years in a
linguistics program.

Desirable qualities:
-Familiarity with the Linux platform
-Programming experience (Java, Python, etc.)
-Proficiency with regular expressions

Application Deadline: This position has been filled.

Email Address for Applications: jobs2011languagecomputer.com
Contact Information:
Arnold Jung
Email: jobs2011languagecomputer.com

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