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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD student position in computational linguistics, GERMANY

Contact: david.schlangen@uni-bielefeld.de

PhD Grant in Computational Lingusitics, Dialogue Processing at Bielefeld University, Germany

The Graduate School "Cognitive Interaction Technology" at Bielefeld University invites applications
for ONE PhD Grant starting in 2011.

The successful candidate will be member of the newly established Dialogue Systems Group at the Faculty
for Linguistics and Literature of the University, and will be supervised by Prof. David Schlangen.
A current focus of this group is incremental dialogue processing, with a particular interest in incremental
interpretation (using both symbolic and statistical approaches). Interest in these topics or generally
in dialogue systems and spoken interaction will be expected of the student.

Applications will be accepted until March 20 2011; Interviews are planned for April.

For more information, contact Prof. Dr. David Schlangen at david.schlangen@uni-bielefeld.de.