[Corpora-List] PhD or MSc+PhD in Machine Translation at the University of Edinburgh

Kenneth Heafield corpora at kheafield.com
Fri Apr 22 15:59:25 CEST 2016


I am looking for a PhD or MSc+PhD student to join the statistical machine translation group at the University of Edinburgh, home of Moses. The position is fully funded including stipend, tuition, travel, and equipment for students of any nationality.

Students are invited to propose their own topic or take inspiration from these:

- Efficiently training and applying models, including neural models.

- Systems problems, such as memory hierarchy and batch processing, with applications to MT or NLP.

- Application of MT technologies to other areas, such as grammar and spelling correction.

- Speech-to-speech translation.

- Neural reinforcement learning.

- Knowledge graphs and translation.

The ideal candidate has a strong computer science foundation or natural language processing experience.

For the PhD, apply to the ILCC (Institute for Language Computing and Cognition) then e-mail your student number to jobs at kheafield.com:

http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/postgraduate/degrees/index.php?r=site/view&id=491

For the MSc+PhD, consider which of these two programs is more relevant to you then e-mail jobs at kheafield.com:

http://datascience.inf.ed.ac.uk/ http://pervasiveparallelism.inf.ed.ac.uk/

Kenneth Heafield



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