Corpora: Postdoctoral Research on lexical acquisition and WSD at Univ Sussex

From: John Carroll (
Date: Tue Jan 22 2002 - 17:41:47 MET

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    MEANING: Developing Multilingual Web-scale Language Technologies

    A postdoctoral research position will shortly be available at the
    University of Sussex on the MEANING project, funded by the EU Framework
    5 IST Programme (subject to successful contract negotiations). The
    project duration is 3 years with a likely start date of 1st March 2002.

    The project will be concerned with automatically collecting and
    analysing language data from the WWW on a large scale in order to build
    more comprehensive multilingual lexical knowledge bases to support
    improved word sense disambiguation (WSD). For further details please see

    The project consortium is:

      Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, TALP Research Center
        Barcelona, Spain <>

        Trento, Italy <>

      University of the Basque Country, Computer Languages and Systems
        San Sebastian, Spain <>

      University of Sussex, Cognitive and Computing Sciences
        Brighton, UK <>

      Reuters Limited
        UK <>

      Irion Technologies B.V.
        The Netherlands <>

    The salary scale for this position is in the range GBP 17626-26491,
    depending on age and experience. If you are interested in the position,
    please email your CV (plain text, postscript or PDF) and the names and
    addresses of two referees to John Carroll (

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