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Thu Oct 29 2009
Internships: Comp Ling: Trainee Position, LTC and Agile Web Solutions, London
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Computational Linguistics: Trainee Position, LTC and Agile Web Solutions, London, UK
Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Trainee Position, LTC and Agile Web Solutions, London, UK
From: Nadia Portera-Zanotti <nadia.portera-zanottilangtech.co.uk>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Trainee Position, LTC and Agile Web Solutions, London, UK
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University or Organization: Language Technology Centre (Ltc)
Web Address: http://www.langtech.co.uk">http://www.langtech.co.uk
Type of Work: See Job Description
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Duration: 01-Feb-2010 to 28-Jan-2011
Compensation: Paid £400/month+accommodation
Internship Location: London, United Kingdom
Minimum Education Level: BA
Special Qualifications: see job description
LTC and Agile Web Solutions are building a web platform with a multilingual
technology backend and semantic features in the medical domain. We are
looking for a trainee for at least six, ideally 12 months with the possibility
of an employment contract afterwards, starting from February 2010 or earlier.
The candidate should be able to do the following:
1. Speak at least 2 of the three languages English, German or Spanish fluently
2. Align bilingual corpora (training can be provided) and populate a statistics
based machine translation system and a translation memory system with them
3. Encode terminology in a user dictionary of a rule based machine translation
system, this requires knowledge about morphological, syntactic and semantic
properties of lexical items and multiword terms and some encoding experience in
4. Test MT output and fine tune system
5. Evaluate machine translation quality using the BLEU score, user response etc.
6. Have basic programming skills in .NET, Java, PHP or similar
7. Work well within a team and liaise with external language technology developers.
Please send your CV and other relevant information per e-mail.
More information is available on our websites: www.langtech.co.uk and
We look forward to receiving your application.
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mrs Nadia Portera-Zanotti
Phone: +44 (0)20 8549 2359 ext. 214
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