4 wrz 2009

Praca badawcza w Yorku


Salary: £28,839 per annum.

Applications are invited for a research associate post as part of the EU FP7 funded INDECT Project. INDECT is a collaborative project between a large consortium of universities and organisations in Europe. York’s part of the programme focuses on natural language processing applied to analysis of web documents, blogs and social networks.

The successful applicant should, as a minimum, have a good general education in computer science preferably in computational linguistics. Knowledge and experience in the development and evaluation of natural language processing tools/algorithms will be highly desirable. Ideally, we are looking for someone with a strong background in Natural Language Processing/Machine Learning with at least a PhD and a good publication record.

The research will seek to develop methods for learning from web documents, blogs and social networks. The research is aimed at developing novel methods for relationship mining, social network analysis, detection of abnormal patterns and suspicious behaviour from blogs, emails and websites. The research will involve kernel methods, semi-supervised learning, use of ontological knowledge and reasoning using world knowledge.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Suresh Manandhar (suresh at cs.york.ac.uk).

Further information regarding the project

The post is available from 1 October 2009 for three years in the first instance, with the possibility of a further extension.

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