LINGUIST List 31.2107
Mon Jun 29 2020
Support: Computational Linguistics; Semantics: PhD, University of Oslo
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Dag Haug <daghaug
Computational Linguistics; Semantics: PhD, University of Oslo, Norway E-mail this message to a friend
Department: Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies
Web Address: https://www.hf.uio.no/iln/english/
Institution/Organization: University of Oslo
Duties: Research,Project Work
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Semantics
A Doctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1017) in (computational) semantics is available at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, University of Oslo.
The Doctoral Research Fellowship is funded by the Norwegian Research Council and is associated with the project Universal Natural Language Understanding. The overall goal of the project is to create semantic representations in the form of Discourse Representation Structures from Universal Dependencies syntax trees, by using both rule-based techniques from Glue Semantics and (neural) machine learning approaches in a process that normalizes the syntax trees, rewrites the nodes as lambda terms in a course-grained, language-independent manner and composes them. In addition, the project will do language-specific enrichment of the resulting semantic representations based on available lexical resources for Norwegian. Prospective applicants who want to know more about the project should contact the PI, Professor Dag Haug.
The PhD fellow will be part of the project's core team together with a postdoctoral fellow, a research programmer and the PI. The candidate is expected to contribute to building the overall system and to conduct research closely connected to the main project. It is essential for the project that the team as group is competent in both theoretical and computational approaches to semantics.
To apply, please see the application link provided below.
Applications Deadline: 10-Sep-2020
Mailing Address for Applications:
Attn: Dag Haug
Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies
PO Box 1102
Web Address for Applications: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/188483/doctoral-research-fellowship-in-computational-semantics
Prof Dag Haug
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