[Elsnet-list] Research Internships in Speech and Language
Processing, University of Trento, Italy
varges at dit.unitn.it
Fri Feb 23 12:39:31 CET 2007
POSITION: Research Internships
TOPIC AREAS: Speech Recognition, Spoken Language Understanding,
Dialogue Modeling and Machine Learning
LOCATION: The Adaptive Multimodal Information and Interfaces
Research Lab at University of Trento (Italy)
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications for research internships
are possible at any time.
START DATE: open
The applicants should have, or should be about to finish their
Master (CS, EE, Cognitive Science), and have some background in
speech/text processing, machine learning, computational
linguistics, or cognitive science. The applicants should be fluent
in English and have good programming skills.
THE RESEARCH LAB:
The Adaptive Multimodal Information and Interface (AMI2) research
lab pursues excellence research in next-generation interfaces for
human-machine and human-human communication. The research
internships are funded by the prestigious Marie Curie Excellence
grant awarded by the European Commission for cutting edge and
interdisciplinary research. There have been many advances in the
field of speech recognition and text-to-speech synthesis in the
last decade. However, human-machine conversational system are
still severely limited in the ability to understand and
interact. The general research challenge of the project is to
investigate innovative multimodal interfaces that will be
adaptive, affective, usable and knowledgeable.
The Adaptive Multimodal Information and Interface (AMI2)
pursues excellence research in next-generation interfaces for
human-machine and human-human communication. The AMI2 lab has a
state-of-the-art technology infrastructure and collaborations with
premiere international research centers and industry research labs.
About University of Trento and Information and Communication
The University of Trento is constantly ranked as premiere Italian
graduate university institution (see http://www.dit.unitn.it).
- The DIT Department has a strong focus on Interdisciplinarity with
professors from different faculties of the University (Physical
Science, Electrical Engineering, Economics, Social Science,
Science, Computer Science) with international background.
- DIT aims at exploiting the complementary experiences present
various research areas in order to develop innovative methods and
technologies, applications and advanced services.
- English is the official language.
The University of Trento is an equal opportunity
employer. Interested applicants should submit their CV along with
their statement of research interest and reference letters.
It is recommended to contact us (Email:
amii at dit.unitn.it) before submitting a formal application:
Prof. Ing. Giuseppe Riccardi Dr. Sebastian Varges
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