Researcher position, Statistical Machine Translation - Xerox - Grenoble, France

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 08/07/2013 - 11:38

Researcher, Statistical Machine Translation

The Machine Learning for Document Access and Translation group of the Xerox Research Centre Europe conducts research in Statistical Machine Translation and Information Retrieval, Categorization and Clustering using advanced machine learning methods.

We are opening a position for a researcher with a background in Statistical Machine Translation to support our participation in the EU-funded project TransLectures (www.translectures.eu).

Required experience and qualifications:

Data Mining School in Maastricht, The Netherlands: August 27 - August 30, 2013

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Wed, 26/06/2013 - 08:51

11-th MAASTRICHT SCHOOL ON DATA MINING,
Maastricht University,
Maastricht, The Netherlands

August 27 - August 30, 2013
https://project.dke.maastrichtuniversity.nl/datamining/

School on Data Mining

An intensive 4-day introduction to methods and applications

Department of Knowledge Engineering, Maastricht University,

Call for submissions: Asian Conference on Machine Learning 2013

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Tue, 25/06/2013 - 08:17

The 5th Asian Conference on Machine Learning (ACML2013) will be held on

2 open PhD positions in Natural Language Processing - Marseille, France

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Tue, 18/06/2013 - 15:16

PhD positions - Computer Science, Natural Language Processing - Marseille, France

The NLP group of the Laboratoire d'Informatique Fondamentale of the Aix Marseille University has 2 open PhD positions in Computer Science in the context of an European project (3 years).

Location : Campus de Luminy
(http://sciences.univ-amu.fr/sites-geographiques/site-luminy),
Marseille, France
Starting : October 1st 2013
Deadline for application: July 15th 2013

The two fully funded PhD studentships will focus on 2 different aspects of the project:
1- Discourse parsing of speech.

Postdoc in statistical NLP/ML for source code text

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 17/06/2013 - 13:47

The School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh is seeking an excellent postdoctoral researcher for a new EPSRC-funded project to apply methods from statistical natural language processing and data mining to find patterns in computer program source code. The project is supervised by Dr Charles Sutton.

Postdoctoral Research Associate/Assistant position in Grenoble, France

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 17/06/2013 - 12:52

The Machine Learning group of Computer Science Laboratory of Grenoble (http://ama.liglab.fr) and the LEAR team of INRIA (http://lear.inrialpes.fr/) are investigating the topic of Learning from non-iid data, with focus ranging from multi-task learning to zero-shot learning and transfer learning, We are seeking highly creative and motivated postdoctoralResearch Associates/Assistant, working with Prof. Massih-Reza Amini and Dr. Zaid Harchaoui on these topics. This position is based in Grenoble, France.

Brain-Machine Interfaces + Robotics,Early Stage Researcher (PhD fellowship)

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 17/06/2013 - 10:39

Brain Machine Interfaces for Motor Neurorehabilitation using Robotics

From € 35.000 per annum (3 years)
Applications are invited for the above -post- position to work with
Prof. Javier Minguez on a Marie Curie Initial Training Network funded
project in
Neural Engineering to underpin work at BitBrain Technologies (spin-off
company of the University of Zaragoza) on the Brain Machine Interfaces
for Motor Neurorehabilitation using Robotics. The successful candidate
will register for a 3 year PhD in the Biomedical Engineering School of
the University of Zaragoza.

BioASQ challenge on biomedical IR, QA, summarization (task 1b) about to start

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 17/06/2013 - 10:15

BioASQ challenge on large-scale biomedical semantic indexing and question answering
(BioASQ workshop after CLEF 2013 in Valencia, Spain on September 27, 2013)

Web site: http://bioasq.org/
twitter: https://twitter.com/bioasq

The second task of the BioASQ challenge (Task 1B: biomedical question answering) will start on Wednesday June 19, 2013. The task is related to:
* information retrieval, including document and snippet retrieval,
* question answering for document collections and ontologies,

French-Spanish Masters in Machine Learning and Data Mining

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 03/06/2013 - 13:37

Master's program in Machine Learning and Data Mining
http://www.iuii.ua.es/MLDM/flyer.pdf.

Given their complementary expertise in the fields of Machine Learning and Data Mining, the University of Saint-Etienne (France) and the University of Alicante (Spain) offer a new two-year Master's program, called MLDM.

MLDM relies on the Web Intelligence Master's carried out by the UJM (Faculté des Sciences et Techniques) and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Etienne (French side), and the Master's Tecnologías de la Informática of the University of Alicante (Spanish side).

Call for papers, Nectar track at ECML/PKDD 2013, June 15th

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 03/06/2013 - 09:48

Nectar Track at ECML/PKDD 2013, Call for papers

The European Conference on “Machine Learning” and “Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases” (ECML-PKDD) provides an international forum to high-quality research results in all areas related to machine learning and knowledge discovery in databases and related application domains.

The goal of the Nectar Track is to offer conference attendees a compact
overview of recent scientific advances at the frontier of machine learning
and data mining, as published in related conferences and journals. We

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