[Elsnet-list] Open position in Paris, France : research scientist in handwriting recognition

Christopher Kermorvant christopher.kermorvant at a2ia.com
Fri Jan 4 10:57:08 CET 2008

A2iA (Artificial Intelligence & Image Analysis) is the worldwide leading 
developer of natural handwriting recognition, Intelligent Word 
Recognition (IWR) and Intelligent Character Recognition (ICR) 
technologies and products for the payment, mail, document and forms 
processing markets.

We are looking for a Handwriting recognition Scientist for our R&D 
Department in Paris.

 This position requires a person with a strong background in machine 
learning methodology, algorithms for recognition (speech, handwriting), 
and software development.  The primary responsibilities are to conduct 
research and software development for handwriting recognition using 
statistical machine learning methods.

   * Develop new algorithms for handwriting recognition  based on 
statistical machine learning techniques.  
   * Responsible for the development and implementation of core 
computational routines in C++ and python interface, automated test and 
validation routines, and related documentation such as help files and 
user's guide.
   * Develop tests to verify the algorithms and the robustness of the 
methodologies and software in the areas of handwriting recognition in a 
wide variety of real world applications.
   * Author technical papers related to algorithms, methodology, and 
case study results.
   * Interest and willingness to conduct novel research in handwriting 
recognition and machine learning.

Education and Training:
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or related 


   * Strong background data mining and statistical machine learning.  
   * Demonstrated work experience C++ and python
   * Experience with Windows and UNIX development platforms.
   * Excellent written and oral communication skills, as demonstrated by 
term papers, technical publications, or conference presentations

For additional questions or to send your resume directly please contact 
career at a2ia.com or visit us at www.a2ia.com

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