[Elsnet-list] PhD positions at ITC-Irst, Trento (Italy)
falavi at itc.it
Wed Jan 25 11:54:53 CET 2006
PhD Opportunity in Automatic Speech Recognition: ITC-Irst, Istituto
Trentino di Cultura, Trento, Italy.
ITC (http://www.itc.it) funds some studentships for PhD study at the
ICT International Doctorate School of University of Trento (see
http://ict.unitn.it/ict/home for more details).
Research activities will be carried out within the speech recognition
group of ITC-Irst, which is competitive with the best groups in the
world, on topics such as: robust, long spanning language models
estimation and combination, investigation of appropriate search
techniques, word graph generation for spoken language translation.
Some of the tasks on which we are working on come from the European
Project TC-STAR (http://www.tc-star.org), mainly transcription of
European Parliament speeches. Other tasks include broadcast news and
spontaneous speech transcriptions.
Candidates must have a very good first degree. To apply send a CV to:
email: falavi at itc.it
Applications via e-mail are welcome.
About ITC-Irst. Located in one of the most beautiful area of Italy,
near the Dolomites, Irst (Istituto per la Ricerca Scientifica e
Tecnologica) is a major Italian research centre operating in fields
such as: Artificial Intelligence, Microsystems, and Surface Physics.
The Artificial Intelligence area comprises the following divisions:
TCC (Cognitive and Communication Technologies), SSI (Interactive
Sensory Systems) and SRA (Automatic Reasoning Systems). ITC-Irst has a
long score of important achievements in all the areas of its activity,
testifying its vocation towards excellence in basic and applied
research, and in technological transfer.
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