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(New) PhD on Safety in Conversational AIDeadline: Wednesday 12 April 2023Are you looking for a PhD position where you can contribute to making conversational agents safer? If you are excited about doing this kind of research within a diverse team, then you may want to join us. We are looking for a PhD candidate with knowledge of Natural Language Processing to join the Dialogue Modelling Group led by Raquel Fernández at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation, University of Amsterdam. If you are passionate about doing research that leads to AI systems that are useful for society, we would be happy to have you on board.For more information, see here or at https://vacatures.uva.nl/UvA/job/PhD-on-Safety-in-Conversational-AI/767595402/ or contact Prof. Raquel Fernández at raquel.fernandez at uva.nl.
Postdoctoral Researcher Computational Argumentation and Information QualityDeadline: Friday 7 April 2023
Are you interested in computational argumentation and reasoning? Do you have experience with working with formal approaches to the study of argumentation and information quality?
The Institute for Logic, Language, and Computation (ILLC) currently has a vacancy for a postdoctoral research position as part of the broader field Human(e) AI. Within this field the focus is on data and platforms for social, cultural and economic innovation. ILLC is one of the five Research Schools within the Amsterdam Institute for Humanities Research.For more information, see here or at https://vacatures.uva.nl/UvA/job/Postdoctoral-Researcher-Computational-Argumentation-and-Information-Quality/764209902/ or contact dr. Federica Russo at f.russo at uva.nl.
ILLC Events this week
27 - 28 March 2023, 1st Amsterdam/Saint-Etienne Workshop on Social ChoiceLocation: De Doelenzaal, University Library, Singel 425, AmsterdamCosts: freeDeadline: Monday 13 March 2023
We invite everyone working in the area of social choice to join us on 27-28 March 2023 in Amsterdam for the 1st Amsterdam/Saint-Etienne Workshop on Social Choice.
Local colleagues and students are very welcome to attend but are asked to register by the deadline indicated.For more information, see https://sites.google.com/view/amsterdam-saint-etienne-2023/ or contact Ulle Endriss at ulle.endriss at uva.nl.
(Updated) 28 March 2023, Computational Linguistics Seminar, Sarenne WallbridgeSpeaker: Sarenne Wallbridge (University of Edinburgh)Title: Speech as a multi-channel system: Quantifying perceptual channel valueLocation: Room L3.36 at LAB42, Amsterdam Science Park, plus live streaming on Zoom.For more information, see https://projects.illc.uva.nl/LaCo/CLS/.
29 March 2023, LLAMA seminar, Tiziano DalmonteSpeaker: Tiziano Dalmonte (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano)Title: Connecting proof theory and semantics for non-normal modal logicsLocation: ILLC seminar room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam / online via ZoomFor more information, see https://events.illc.uva.nl/llama/#talk-dalmonte-2023 or contact Tobias Kappé at t.kappe at uva.nl.
30 March 2023, Logic and Interactive Rationality (LIRa), Hykel HosiniSpeaker: Hykel HosiniLocation: online only (i.e. not hybrid!)For more information, see https://projects.illc.uva.nl/lgc/seminar/2023/03/lira-session-hykel-hosini/.