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LINGUIST List 24.1117

Tue Mar 05 2013

Support: Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics, Psycholinguistics: PhD Student, University of Edinburgh, UK

Editor for this issue: Brent Miller <brentlinguistlist.org>

Date: 05-Mar-2013
From: Frank Keller <kellerinf.ed.ac.uk>
Subject: Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics, Psycholinguistics: PhD Student, University of Edinburgh, UK
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Department: Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation
Web Address: http://www.ilcc.inf.ed.ac.uk/

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Psycholinguistics


Description:

PhD Studentships in Computational Linguistics, Speech Technology
and Cognitive Science

Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation
School of Informatics
University of Edinburgh

The Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation (ILCC) at the
University of Edinburgh invites applications for three-year PhD
studentships starting in September 2013. ILCC is dedicated to the
pursuit of basic and applied research on computational approaches to
language, communication and cognition. Primary research areas include:

* Natural language processing and computational linguistics

* Spoken language processing

* Dialogue and multimodal interaction

* Information extraction, retrieval and presentation

* Computational theories of human cognition

* Educational and assistive technology

The Studentships are available for EU and UK nationals only. They
cover maintenance at the research council rate of around GBP 13 500
per year, plus tuition fees at the EU/UK rate.

Applicants should have a good honours degree or equivalent in
computational linguistics, speech technology, cognitive science,
computer science, or a related discipline.

For a list of academic staff at ILCC with research areas, and for a
selection of potential PhD topics, please consult:

http://www.ilcc.inf.ed.ac.uk/people
http://www.ilcc.inf.ed.ac.uk/study/possible-phd-topics-in-ilcc

Details regarding the PhD programme and the application procedure can
be found at:

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/informatics/postgraduate/research-degrees/phd

In order to ensure full consideration for funding, applications
(including all supporting documents) need to be received by
March 31, 2013.

Please direct inquiries to Henry Thompson <htinf.ed.ac.uk>, the ILCC
PhD admissions coordinator.

Applications Deadline: 31-Mar-2013

Web Address for Applications: http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/informatics/postgraduate/research-degrees/phd

Contact Information:
        Prof Henry Thompson htinf.ed.ac.uk


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