R e s e a r c h O p p o r t u n i t i e s in S P H E A R (Phil Green )

Subject: R e s e a r c h  O p p o r t u n i t i e s  in  S P H E A R
From:    Phil Green  <p.green(at)dcs.shef.ac.uk>
Date:    Tue, 9 May 2000 11:05:20 +0100

************************************* * SP)(EAR TMR NETWORK * * SPeech, HEaring And Recognition * =20 ************************************* ***************************************************** * POST DOCTORAL AND DOCTORAL RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES * ***************************************************** SPHEAR (Speech, Hearing and Recognition) is a research network within the E= C=20 Transfer and Mobility of Researchers programme. It is currently funded unti= l=20 February 2002.=0DSPHEAR can employ both postgraduate (i.e. Ph.D. students) = and=20 postdoctoral researchers. The objectives of SPHEAR are to achieve a better understanding of speech=20 perception and processing in the auditory system and to deploy this=20 understanding to improve automatic speech recognition in noisy conditions.= =20 Recognition for in-car applications is used as a testbed. SPHEAR research is multidisciplinary and a background in Acoustics, Auditio= n,=20 Electrical Engineering, Phonetics, Linguistics Computer Science or Mathemat= ics=20 may be suitable. The SPHEAR partners are=20 Speech and Hearing Research Group, Department of Computer Science, Universi= ty of=20 Sheffield, GB (coordinator). Ruhr Universitat Bochum, DE Daimler-Chrysler Research, Ulm, DE Institute Communication Parle, Grenoble, FR IDIAP, Martigny, CH University of Keele, GB Wire Communication Lab, University of Patras, GR. For more details of SPHEAR's programme, see http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/~pdg/sphear/sphear.htm * By the TMR eligibility rules, SPHEAR researchers must be under 35 years of age,=20 be EU citizens and=20 be prepared to work outside their own country.=20 * Research students who have already commenced their doctoral studies may s= pend=20 part of their time on placements within SPHEAR.=20 * Research students will have their tuition fees paid by the network. * Payment will be based on the Marie Curie TMR fellowship rates (details fr= om=20 the web site) If you are interested, send your CV and the names and addresses of two refe= rees=20 to the SPHEAR coordinator (Phil Green), preferably by e-mail. Indicate what= =20 interests you, and when you expect to be available. ************************************************ Professor Phil Green SPHEAR Coordinator Speech and Hearing Research Group Department of Computer Science University of Sheffield Regent Court 211 Portobello St., Sheffield S1 4DP UK phone: (44) 114 22 21828 fax: (44) 114 22 21810 email: p.green(at)dcs.shef.ac.uk www: http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/people/P.Green/ ************************************************

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