PhD Student Positions in Speech Technology and Communication
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
KTH School of Computer Science and Communication (CSC) announces 4 PhD positions in Speech Communication and Technology at the Department of Speech, Music and Hearing.
The goal of the positions is to contribute to the research foundation for speech technology in tomorrow’s conversational systems.
- Data-driven Dialogue Management
development and evaluation of a dialogue authoring framework that includes data-driven methods for action selection and multimodal output generation
- Incremental Input Fusion and Understanding
data-driven semantic interpretation of input from several sources (speech, gesture, gaze, prosody) for conversational systems
- Avatars that Interact Through Speech, Gesture or Sign Language
data-driven generation of communicative head and body motion for interactional avatars
- Novel Methods for Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding
data-driven methods for the discovery of linguistic and lexical units of spoken language
For more information about our current projects got to our projects page.
The positions include free tuition and are salaried 4 year employments, presently starting at 2800 euro/month increasing to 3400 euro/month for the last year.
To be considered for the positions you must complete a simple online form with basic information, available at www.speech.kth.se/apply
Application deadline: July 28, 2012
Employer’s reference: D-2012-0224
To get information about how to apply for the positions go to: KTH’s main vacancies website.