UCL studentship (Stuart Rosen )

Subject: UCL studentship
From:    Stuart Rosen  <stuart(at)PHONETICS.UCL.AC.UK>
Date:    Tue, 12 May 1998 16:01:38 -0700

EPSRC RESEARCH STUDENTSHIP: SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PROCESSING. DEPARTMENT OF PHONETICS AND LINGUISTICS, UNIVERSIT|Y COLLEGE LONDON Applications are invited for an EPSRC quota award research studentship leading to a Ph. D. to commence in October 1998. The award can be held full-time over 3 years or part-time over a five year period. The research will be in speech and/or language processing Potential areas of research include: - the enhancement of acoustic cues for improved speech perception in noise. - the application of speech enhancement to hearing or language impairment or to second language learning - the modelling of prosodic phenomena for high quality speech synthesis. - similarities and differences between human and machine speech recognition The Department holds three EPSRC Speech and Language Programme projects for: - A model of computational phonology for speech synthesis to integrate and extend metrical approaches to phonetic interpretation - Language modelling for speech recognition using lexical, syntactic and semantic knowledge - Speech enhancement to improve intelligibility in competing noise by the automatic location and enhancement of perceptual features Other related research in the department is in psychoacoustics, speech perception, and speech processing for hearing prostheses. Further information is available from Dr Andrew Faulkner at the address below, to whom applications should also be sent. Interested candidates may also wish to consult our WWW site: http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/ and the EPSRC Studentship Handbook at http://www.epsrc.ac.uk/in- depth/indpfram.htm Applicants should have a class I or II:1 Honours degree or a II:II class Honours degree plus a Masters degree or relevant research experience. Full studentships including a maintenance award currently of 7060 pounds pa are available to applicants with 3 years qualifying residence in the UK (excluding full-time education). A Tuition fee studentship would be available to EU and EEA residents who may also quality for a maintenance award. Letters of application with a CV should be received by June 1 or earlier if possible. Dr Andrew Faulkner Department of Phonetics and Linguistics Wolfson House 4 Stephenson Way LONDON NW1 2HE fax 0171 383 0752 email: andyf(at)phonetics.ucl.ac.uk

This message came from the mail archive
maintained by:
DAn Ellis <dpwe@ee.columbia.edu>
Electrical Engineering Dept., Columbia University