[Elsnet-list] Research Programmer Position at the University of Edinburgh

Myrosia Dzikovska m.dzikovska at ed.ac.uk
Wed Jun 1 18:02:04 CEST 2005

The Human Communication Research Centre, University of Edinburgh, is
seeking a research programmer to work on projects involving natural
language understanding and generation in tutorial dialogue systems.

You will provide programming support for building dialogue systems in
domains such as tutoring basic electricity and electronics and
calculus. Programming tasks include the design and implementation of
graphical user interfaces and tools for data annotation and
analysis. Other possible tasks include knowledge representation and
reasoning support and system integration.

Ideally you will have a strong programming experience, a BSc or MS in
computer science or artificial intelligence, with experience in Java,
and user interface design. Experience with knowledge representation
and reasoning, XML processing, Lisp or Prolog is also desirable.

The appointment has an initial fixed duration of 2 years, with
opportunities for continuation, and is expected to start  July 1st
2005, or shortly thereafter. 

Salary Scale: AD1/2 depending on experience and qualifications

For more information about the job and to apply online visit:
Please quote Ref: 3004553

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr. Myroslava Dzikovska
(M.Dzikovska at ed.ac.uk), Dr. Claus Zinn (zinn at inf.ed.ac.uk) or Prof.
Johanna Moore (J.Moore at ed.ac.uk)

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