The Natural Language Processing group in the School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore has one position for PhD student in the areas of natural language processing (NLP) and ontology engineering as follows:

A PhD student position in collaboration with In Mind Computing (www.inmindcomputing.com) funded by EDB (http://igs.ntu.edu.sg/edb-ipp/) aims at researching into semantic search for customer relationship management and product configuration recommendation.


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The successful candidate should pose a good level of database knowledge. He / She should have experience in working with weakly structured data (e.g. RDF, graph data in general), information retrieval, recommender systems, and/or machine learning methods.

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