3 PhD positions in Natural Language Processing and Visualization

3 PhD positions in Natural Language Processing and Visualization

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Wed, 08/04/2009 - 00:00

3 PhD positions in Natural Language Processing and Visualization

Institute for Natural Language Processing, University of Stuttgart
and
Computer Science Department, University of Stuttgart

The Institute for Natural Language Processing (IfNLP) and
the Computer Science Department of the University of
Stuttgart, Germany, invite applications for three PhD
positions.

IfNLP is one of the leading NLP research institutions
worldwide with four professors in different areas of NLP, a
research staff of 40 and an undergraduate program in NLP.
We offer the opportunity to work on cutting-edge research
projects in a dynamic and international research team and
up-to-date infrastructure and resources.

3 PhD positions are available immediately in two different
projects funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.

SEMISUPERVISED COREFERENCE RESOLUTION
2 PhD positions
Supervisors: Profs. Gunther Heidemann, Hans Kamp, and Hinrich Schuetze

This project will develop interactive visualization methods
for the semi-supervised annotation of large amounts of
training data for statistical coreference resolution.

INTERACTIVE VISUAL ANALYSIS OF COMPLEX INFORMATION SPACES
1 PhD position
Supervisor: Prof. Hinrich Schuetze

This project will integrate statistical NLP and
user-tailored interactive visual exploration methods and
apply them to the analysis of patents.

Candidates should have an excellent university degree in a
relevant field of study such as computational linguistics or
computer science.

To apply, send your CV in PDF format to sabine (at)
ims.uni-stuttgart.de by May 15, 2009. Please use the subject
line "PhD positions". You should also provide two
references.

The University of Stuttgart is committed to increasing the
proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified
women are encouraged to apply.