[Elsnet-list] MPhil in Computer Speech Text and Internet Technology

M. J. F. Gales mjfg at eng.cam.ac.uk
Thu Feb 19 12:46:08 CET 2009


                        ONE YEAR MASTERS COURSE


                        UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE


                      ** STUDENTSHIPS  AVAILABLE **   

  A key aim of the masters course in Computer Speech, Text and
  Internet Technology is to teach the fundamental theory of speech and
  natural language processing. However, the course also focuses on its
  application to information management and access within the
  framework of Internet standards, such as XML text and speech annotation.

  It runs from early October to end of June and consists of two terms 
  of lectures and practicals followed by a three month project.  The
  final degree is awarded on the basis of coursework, examination
  and project.

  The course differs from some other programmes by providing an
  in-depth practical and theoretical grounding in the techniques for
  speech and language processing which form the basis for today's
  commercial and research prototype systems. There are strong links
  with industry and many of our past students have gone on to work
  for high-tech start-ups and industrial research laboratories, either
  immediately or after completing a PhD.

  Cambridge is a major international centre for research in both
  speech and language processing. The course is taught by leading
  researchers in these areas who have active collaborations with
  industrial and academic laboratories in Europe, the US and Japan.

  There are a number of funded studentships for the course which
  are currently available to qualifying EU/UK applicants. We
  especially encourage applications from students with a background in
  engineering, computer science, mathematics, and/or linguistics.

For further details please consult the course URL:


or contact:

Lise Gough 
University of Cambridge 
Computer Laboratory 
William Gates Building 
15 JJ Thomson Avenue 
Cambridge CB3 0FD   
Tel: +44 (0) 1223 334656 
Email: cstit-enquiries at cl.cam.ac.uk

Mark Gales, Reader in Information Eng.  Tel: (+44) 1223 332733
Cambridge University Engineering Dept.  Fax: (+44) 1223 332662
Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ. Email: mjfg at eng.cam.ac.uk

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