[Elsnet-list] PhD studentships at ILCC, University of Edinburgh (EU/UK students only)

Frank Keller keller at inf.ed.ac.uk
Wed Feb 16 17:22:29 CET 2011


PHD STUDENTSHIPS IN COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS, SPEECH TECHNOLOGY
AND COGNITIVE SCIENCE

Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation
School of Informatics
University of Edinburgh

The Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation (ILCC) at the
University of Edinburgh (formerly ICCS) invites applications for
three-year PhD studentships starting in September 2011. ILCC is
dedicated to the pursuit of basic and applied research on
computational approaches to language, communication and cognition.
Primary research areas include:

    * Natural language processing and computational linguistics

    * Spoken language processing

    * Dialogue and multimodal interaction

    * Information extraction, retrieval and presentation

    * Computational theories of human cognition

    * Educational and assistive technology

Approximately 5 studentships for EU and UK students are available.
These cover maintenance at the research council rate of around 
GBP 13 500 per year, plus tuition fees at the EU/UK rate.

Applicants should have a good honours degree or equivalent in
computational linguistics, speech technology, cognitive science,
computer science, or a related discipline.

For a list of academic staff at ILCC, their research areas, and a
description of potential PhD topics, please consult:

http://www.ilcc.inf.ed.ac.uk/

Details regarding the PhD programme and the application procedure can
be found at:

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/informatics/postgraduate/degrees/phd

In order to ensure full consideration for funding, applications
(including all supporting documents) need to be received by 
March 31, 2011.

Please direct inquiries to Hiroshi Shimodaira <h.shimodaira at ed.ac.uk>,
the ILCC PhD admissions coordinator.

-- 
The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in
Scotland, with registration number SC005336.



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