INESC ID is one of the largest and most dynamic research institutes in Portugal in the areas of telecommunications, information systems and electronics with the status of associated laboratory given by the Portuguese government. The Laboratório de sistemas de Língua Falada (L2F), or Spoken Language Systems Lab provides an interdisciplinary and creative work environment active in multiple areas of speech and language research. These include
L2F has its own powerful IT infrastructure within INESC-ID including
This infrastructure also provides online services to various academic and private sector partners. We have a strong cooperation with our spin-off VoiceInteraction and with well established industrial partners such as Microsoft, as well as startups from our own group such as Unbabel.
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This is a 3 year position, starting in April 2015, earliest.
INSIDE is a joint research project involving Portuguese academic/industrial partners and the Carnegie Mellon University. The project explores symbiotic child-robot interactions in joint cooperative activities, with application to the treatment of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder impairments.
Your role would be related to speech processing in environmentally challenging conditions and with limited adaptation data available. Research will be focused on static and dynamic adaptation of models starting from our current research on deep learning and observation uncertainty techniques.
We are looking for candidates with following experience:
Additional experience welcome
If interested, send a curriculum vitae (highlighting publications relevant to the position) and a motivation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org before March 27.
Master Theses Themes at L2F (2013/14)