[Elsnet-list] PhD Thesis Scolarship

Fabrice Maurel fabrice.maurel at unicaen.fr
Wed Nov 28 17:38:36 CET 2012


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SALARIED PHD POSITION IN COMPUTER HUMAN INTERACTION AND NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING AT CAEN BASSE-NORMANDIE UNIVERSITY - GREYC LAB/HULTECH TEAM - project ART-ADN
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		  TOPIC
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The  work focuses on improving non-visual access to digital documents on touch-screen tablets based on the extraction and reorganization of the structure of texts, documents and interfaces. As such, the high-dimension structure of documents is made available through haptic-oral interaction. The proposition involves three main components: interpretation of texts (NLP), reorganization of structures (HCI) and haptic perception (ELEC).

		CONTEXT
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This thesis will take place within the context of the ART-ADN project supported by the call for "innovative societies" of the French National Agency for Research (ANR). The candidate will develop his work in the GREYC laboratory (CNRS UMR 6072) of the University of Caen Basse-Normandie (UCBN) and the National Superior Engineering School of Caen (ENSICAEN). In particular, the HULTECH (Human Language Technologies) team and the ELECTRONIC team will be involved in the supervision of the thesis. 

	SALARY DETAILS
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The successful individual will be employed as a salaried researcher at Caen Basse-Normandie University, while studying towards his/her PhD. For employment in France, the reference figure for net salary is *1,375* euros/month
The post is fixed term for three years with a start date about Marsh 2013 or soon after.

REQUIREMENTS & ELIGIBILITY
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The high-standard successful candidate will possess a Master degree covering primarily the field of User-centered Design of Interfaces and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). Additional skills that would be appreciated are Speech and Natural Language Processing (NLP), Electronics (ELEC) and/or Image Processing (IMAGE). Autonomy and openness are also required since the project will be developed in a multidisciplinary collaboration involving psychologists (PALM UPRES EA 4649), ergonomists and associations of visually impaired people (VIP).


APPLICATION DETAILS
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If you are interested in this funding, please send the following information to the supervisors Fabrice Maurel (fabrice.maurel at unicaen.fr), Pierre Beust (pierre.beust at unicaen.fr) and Jean-Marc Routoure (jean-marc.routoure at unicaen.fr):
- a letter of motivation,
- a detailed Resume,
- a copy of all diplomas after high school and
- the detailed list of all the marks obtained in the Master and Bachelor degrees.

For further details please see: art-adn.greyc.fr

Closing date for applications: 1st Marsh 2013



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