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 <http://www.talp.upc.es>
Trento, Italy <http://www.itc.it/IRST/en-index.htm>
University of the Basque Country, Computer Languages and Systems
San Sebastian, Spain <http://www.ji.si.ehu.es>
University of Sussex, Cognitive and Computing Sciences
Brighton, UK <http://www.cogs.susx.ac.uk/lab/nlp/index.html>
Irion Technologies B.V.
The Netherlands <http://www.irion.nl>
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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