Jobs: PhD studentships in Speech Technology and Communication at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

PhD Student Positions in Speech Technology and Communication

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Stockholm Sweden

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.

Anticipated specializations:

  • 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.

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