Overview

The Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation (ILCC) at the
University of Edinburgh invites applications for three-year PhD
studentships starting in September 2019. ILCC is dedicated to the
pursuit of basic and applied research on computational approaches to
language, communication and cognition.

Primary research areas include:

* Natural language processing and computational linguistics

* Speech technology

* Dialogue, multimodal interaction, language and vision

* Information retrieval and visualization, computational social science

* Computational models of human cognition and behavior, including
language and speech processing

* Human-Computer interaction, design informatics, assistive and
educational technology

* Psycholinguistics, language acquisition, language evolution,
language variation and change

* Linguistic foundations of language and speech processing

Company:

Unviersity of Edinburgh

Qualifications:

Applicants should have a good honours degree or equivalent in computer
science, cognitive science, AI, or a related discipline.

For a list of academic staff at ILCC with research areas, and for a
list of indicative PhD topics, please consult:

http://web.inf.ed.ac.uk/ilcc/people/academic-senior-research-staff
http://www.ilcc.inf.ed.ac.uk/study/possible-phd-topics-in-ilcc

Specific requirements:

Approximately 15 studentships from a variety of sources are available,
covering both maintenance at the research council rate of GBP 14,777
per year and tuition fees. Studentships are available for UK, EU, and
non-EU nationals.

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying

http://www.ed.ac.uk/informatics/postgraduate/research-degrees/phd

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