[Elsnet-list] 2 PhD studentships at the Natural Language Processing Group, University of Sheffield

Kalina Bontcheva K.Bontcheva at dcs.shef.ac.uk
Tue Feb 1 13:01:50 CET 2011

  2 PhD Research Studentships

  Personalised Summary Generation


  Machine Learning Methods for User Modelling and Personalised Summarisation


    Natural Language Processing Research Group,*University of Sheffield*
    - Department of Computer Science

Applications are invited for two fully funded PhD studentships on the 
topics stated above.

*Application closing date is 4 March 2011.*

Further particulars on each of the studentships as well as eligibility 
criteria are available from the URLs above.

Candidates should have a First Class Honours or a good 2.1 degree in 
Computer Science or Mathematics and have excellent computer programming 
skills. Experience with natural language processing is essential, and 
detailed knowledge of machine learning, text summarisation and/or 
natural language generation would be highly desirable. Research 
experience with Facebook, Twitter, and other social media would also be 
desirable, but is not strictly necessary, as would be knowledge of GATE.

For further information please contact Dr Kalina Bontcheva 
(K.Bontcheva at dcs.shef.ac.uk <mailto:K.Bontcheva at dcs.shef.ac.uk>) or Dr 
Trevor Cohn (tcohn at dcs.shef.ac.uk <mailto:tcohn at dcs.shef.ac.uk>) (only 
for the studentship on machine learning).

Applicants should apply using the online application form at:


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