Job Openings: Computational Linguists: Post-Doc & PhD positions, Heidelberg University

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Wed, 22/05/2013 - 13:54

The Department of Computational Linguistics

at Heidelberg University announces open positions for
Computational Linguists

The openings are for two PhD candidate researchers and one PostDoc position in the
Computational Linguistics research group of Prof. Dr. Anette Frank.

The Computational Linguistics Department at Heidelberg University hosts a young and dynamic
team conducting cutting-edge research in Natural Language Processing. With three full
professorships, a growing number of PhD students and researchers the department is one of the

RCOMM 2013: deadline for paper submissions extended to June 9th

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Wed, 22/05/2013 - 13:53

The deadline for this year's RCOMM has been extended to June 9. Until then, you still have time to submit your papers on whatever you may have done with RapidMiner. Presentations should be aimed at researchers and practitioners using or extending RapidMiner / RapidAnalytics for scientific or commercial use. Topics include analysis processes, use cases, success stories, best practice recommendations or descriptions of software packages building upon or extending RapidMiner / RapidAnalytics.

Check out the call for papers and join us in beautiful Porto in August!
http://www.rcomm2013.com/

ECMLPKDD 2013 Call for Demos

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Tue, 23/04/2013 - 10:33

For ECML PKDD 2013 in Prague, Czech Republic, we solicit submissions for demos. Submissions must describe working systems and be based on state-of-the-art machine learning and data mining technology. These systems may be innovative prototype implementations or mature systems that use machine learning techniques and knowledge discovery processes in a real setting. We particularly welcome demos that use open-source software and offer innovative services.

Workshop on Machine Learning for Sports Analytics @ ECML/PKDD 2013

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Tue, 23/04/2013 - 09:07

Machine Learning and Data Mining for) Sports Analytics @ ECML/PKDD 2013 (MLSA13)– Call for Papers

Senior Researcher Position in Machine Learning at XRCE

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Tue, 23/04/2013 - 08:57

The Machine Learning for Document Access and Translation group of the Xerox Research Centre Europe conducts research in Statistical Machine Translation and Multimodal Information Access Technologies using advanced machine learning methods.
We are opening one position for a senior researcher with a strong background in Machine Learning to support our activities.
Required experience and qualifications:
• PhD in computer science, mathematics, statistics with focus on Machine Learning
• 4+ years of post-doctoral experience as ML research scientist

Two 3-year PhD studentships in Machine Translation at the University of Sheffield (starting September 2013)

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 22/04/2013 - 08:45

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for two PhD studentships in Machine Translation connected to the MODIST project. MODIST (Modelling Discourse in Statistical Translation) is an EPSRC project aimed at modelling discourse level relationships across sentences in statistical machine translation. The studentships will be dedicated to one of the following projects:

***A framework for learning valid transitions across machine translated sentences based on rich bilingual linguistic information.

BioASQ challenge on large-scale online biomedical semantic indexing is starting

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 22/04/2013 - 08:41

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

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

Early-Stage Researcher Fellowships (PhD positions) in Marie Curie Initial Training

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Tue, 16/04/2013 - 14:05

Call for Applications:

Early-Stage Researcher Fellowships (PhD positions) are available in a newly established Marie Curie Initial Training Network for “Machine Learning for Personalized Medicine” (MLPM) in 2013.

All details and application instructions can be found on the European Commission's Job Platform EURAXESS:
http://ec.europa.eu/euraxess/index.cfm/jobs/jobDetails/33839925

CFP: Big Data Mining Workshop at KDD13 (BigMine-13)

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Tue, 16/04/2013 - 14:05

CALL FOR PAPERS

Big Data Mining (BigMine-13)
2nd International Workshop on Big Data, Streams and Heterogeneous
Source Mining: Algorithms, Systems, Programming Models and
Applications (BigMine-13) - a KDD2013 Workshop

KDD2013 Conference Dates: August 11-14, 2013
BigMine-13 Workshop Date: Aug 11, 2013
Chicago, USA

http://www.bigdata-mining.org

Key dates:
Papers due: May 17, 2013
Acceptance notification: June 1, 2013
Workshop Final Paper Due: June 8, 2013
Workshop Proceedings Due: June 15, 2013

Paper submission and reviewing will be handled electronically. Authors

Postdoctoral position in ML/CompBio, UPenn.

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Tue, 16/04/2013 - 08:22

We are looking for a capable postdoc with strong ML background to join the BioCiphers lab at UPenn. The lab belongs to both the department of Computer Science at the Engineering school, and the department of Genetics in the Medical school.

About the position:

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