LINGUIST List 21.4941

Tue Dec 07 2010

Jobs: English & Computational Linguistics: Programmer, North Side Inc.

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        1.     Eugene Joseph , English & Computational Linguistics: Programmer, North Side Inc., Montreal, Canada

Message 1: English & Computational Linguistics: Programmer, North Side Inc., Montreal, Canada
Date: 06-Dec-2010
From: Eugene Joseph <eugenenorthsideinc.com>
Subject: English & Computational Linguistics: Programmer, North Side Inc., Montreal, Canada
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University or Organization: North Side Inc. Department: Language and AI R&D Job Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada Web Address: http://www.botcolony.com
Job Rank: Programmer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Our company, North Side Inc., is developing the Bot Colony online adventurevideo game. Bot Colony is the first intelligent conversation game ever.Please Google and watch the Bot Colony E3 video, and look up Bot Colony onWikipedia.

Our company is developing a full natural language dialogue pipeline thatincludes parsing, disambiguation, co-reference resolution, reasoning anddialog management.

We have several openings for Computational Linguists in our Montrealfacility. Requirements:

- Computational Linguistics background (M.Sc. or Ph.D.)- Strong Java skills (mandatory requirement)- Good general understanding of syntax, semantics and pragmatics issues anda good knowledge of English grammar- Some database exposure (object-oriented or SQL)

Experience in one or more of the following fields:- Ontology building and validation- Disambiguation- Co-reference resolution- Reasoning- Corpus mining- Automated knowledge acquisition- Dialogue management

While applied research is an important part of the work, we're very focusedon developing a natural language pipeline that works well in real-time.Candidates who are interested to help build sophisticated software areencouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Email Address for Applications: eugenenorthsideinc.com Contact Information:
CEO Eugene Joseph Email: eugenenorthsideinc.com Phone: 514-935-4566

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