[Elsnet-list] PhD Position in Speech Recognition at KULeuven/ESAT
Dirk Van Compernolle
compi at esat.kuleuven.be
Mon Oct 1 10:51:06 CEST 2007
PhD Postion in Speech Recognition
The ESAT/PSI speech group has a vacancy for a junior research working
towards a PhD degree in the framework of the TELEX project
(TELEX: combining acoustic TEmplates with LEXical modeling).
The TELEX project aims at improving our hybrid and template based speech
The major research topics are intrinsic improvements in the template based
better long span modeling and better distance metrics. We will also aim at
introducing pronunciation variation modeling into the template based
This research will be performed in close collaboration with the Computer
Science Department (CW/Nines) of the K.U.Leuven and the university of Gent.
There will also be intense collaboration with the Marie Curie network Sound
More information on the project may be found at our website
Candidates preferably have:
- an engineering or science degree
- programming skills in C/C++
- a strong mathematical and statistical background
The position is open right now.
Interested applicants should send their CV to Prof. Dirk Van
Compernolle.(compi at esat.kuleuven.be)
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