LINGUIST List 29.5012
Sat Dec 15 2018
Jobs: General Lingusitics: Consultant, Babelscape S.r.l.
Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <beccalinguistlist.org>
General Lingusitics: Consultant, Babelscape S.r.l., Rome, Italy E-mail this message to a friend
University or Organization: Babelscape S.r.l.
Department: Linguistic Resources
Job Location: Rome, Italy (Telecommute)
Web Address: http://babelscape.com/
Job Title: Creation of a Package of Annotations to Enhance Automatic Language Analysis
Job Rank: Consultant; Consultant; Linguist; Free-lance Language Expert
Specialty Areas: General Linguistics
Required Language(s): Czech (ces) Greek, Modern (ell) Lithuanian (lit) Maltese (mlt) Romanian (ron)
- Knowledge of the Office package or equivalent;
- Mother tongue speaker of Romanian, Greek, Lithuanian, Czech, Maltese.
Subtasks list includes:
- Laudatory terms and prefixes
(the annotator will be required to translate a list of English prefixes into the target language, providing them with semantics and marking those that convey a complimentary or superlative meaning);
- Slang and Netspeak
(the annotator will manually compile a comprehensive list of informal language words and web-peculiar lexicon as used in the target language);
- Written pronunciation
(the annotator will work closely with a computer scientist in order to create a set of rules indicating how a target language speaker would read words from an English repository);
- Alternative spelling
(the annotator will provide a list of common alternative writings as used in the target language);
- Potentially offensive words/meanings
(the annotator will translate a list of English lemmas, associating them to the pertaining domain, i.e. derogatory, sexual, vulgar, violent, or culturally-delicate);
- Expectation dataset
(the annotator will be provided with a list of trademarks among which the ones which have a meaning in the target language should be highlighted.
To apply and to see other languages and open positions, please see the application link provided below.
Application Deadline: 28-Feb-2019
Email Address for Applications: jobs
Web Address for Applications: http://babelscape.com/job/linguistic-annotations
Page Updated: 15-Dec-2018