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  • Postdoctoral researcher in Natural Language Understanding

    Deadline: Thursday 1 June 2017

    ILLC is looking for a postdoctoral researcher for semantic reasoning and semantic parsing, as part of Ivan Titov’s NWO VIDI Project Scaling Semantic Parsing to Unrestricted Domains. The aim of the PhD project is to develop effective semantic parsers and statistical models for reasoning relying on machine learning (incl. deep learning / deep generative models / structured prediction). The primary focus is on inducing these models from large amounts of unannotated text (on the Web) while guided by existing prior knowledge (e.g., in the form of annotated data).

ILLC Events this week

  • 2 June 2017, Logic, Rationality and Common Sense. Workshop on the occasion of Jan van Eijck's retirement as researcher at CWI and as professor at ILLC

    Date & Time: Friday 2 June 2017, 13:00-18:00
    Location: Turing Room, Amsterdam Science Park Congress Centre, Sciencepark 105 (nextdoor to CWI), Amsterdam

    Reflections on the possibilities and the limitations of applications of logic to the analysis of human behaviour. The workshop is intended to create a space to talk about issues that are not often addressed in public in scientific circles.

    For more information, see http://homepages.cwi.nl/~jve/workshop/

    People who wish to attend the workshop are requested to fill out the following RSVP form: https://goo.gl/forms/s2KZryvHXSr5Bzw32

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