[Corpora-List] Deadline approaching: PhD Studentships at Queen Mary University of London

Matthew Purver m.purver at qmul.ac.uk
Thu Jan 27 15:11:23 CET 2022

Apologies for the repeat posting: the application deadline for the PhD studentships described below is fast approaching (30th January). Please see this page for details of the funding schemes and application process:


---------- Forwarded message --------- From: Massimo Poesio <m.poesio at qmul.ac.uk> Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2021 at 19:36 Subject: [Corpora-List] PhD Studentships in conversational agents, interaction, NLP , NLP for early mental health detection issues, and games and NLP at Queen Mary To: CORPORA at UIB.NO <CORPORA at uib.no>

A number of PhD studentships in conversational agents, interaction, NLP , NLP for early mental health detection issues, and games and NLP are available in the Cognitive Science Research Group at the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London.

The projects -----------

Principal's studentships - Social Health & Wellbeing theme

Machine Learning for Analysis of Affect and Mental Health (supervisors: Ioannis Patras & Matt Purver) Conversational interpretation in support of mental health issues identification (Massimo Poesio & Julian Hough) Meaning coordination in dialogue (Matt Purver and Julian Hough) Sensing Social Health (Pat Healey)

Studentships in the Doctoral Training Centre on Intelligent Games and Game Intelligence (IGGI) (https://iggi.org.uk/):

Modelling and Sentiment Analysis of Game Reviews (Supervisors: Matt Purver & Square Enix) Games-With-A-Purpose for language learning to collect NLP data (Massimo Poesio) Conversational agents in games (Massimo Poesio)

CSC studentships - Social interaction, Health & Wellbeing theme

Real-time Speech Understanding and Confidence Models for Social Care Robots (Julian Hough and Pat Healey) Experimenting with Conversational Facial Expressions (Pat Healey and Isabelle Marechal)

CSC studentships - Data-Centric Engineering theme

The effect of disagreements, subjectivity and uncertainty in learning and evaluating NLP models (Massimo Poesio and Matt Purver) Discourse structure recognition for broadcast summarisation (Matt Purver and Huy Phan)

The Cognitive Science Research Group ---------------------------------

Queen Mary's Cognitive Science Research Group ( http://cogsci.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/) has a strong track record in the areas of conversational agents and interaction, all areas of NLP and applications such as mental health diagnosis, and the use of games-with-a-purpose (GWAPs) to collect data for NLP.

Its Computational Linguistics Lab (http://compling.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/) is one of the largest NLP labs in the UK.

The Human Interaction Lab (https://human-interaction.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/) has a strong focus on communication and miscommunication and how these processes unfold with interacting agents.

For further information --------------------

Please contact

Pat Healey Head of the Cogsci Research Group (p.healey at qmul.ac.uk) Julian Hough Leader of the Human Interaction Lab (j.hough at qmul.ac.uk) Massimo Poesio (m.poesio at qmul.ac.uk) Matt Purver Leader of the Computational Linguistics Lab ( m.purver at qmul.ac.uk)

-- Matthew Purver - http://www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/~mpurver/

Computational Linguistics Lab - http://compling.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/ Cognitive Science Research Group - http://cogsci.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/

School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4NS, UK

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