Emploi [CDI] : TAL

[Offre diffusée le 1er novembre par Motorola]

Computational Linguist


Basic Qualifications – Years of Experience:  10+years

Scope of Responsibility/Expectation:

Seeking Computational Linguist with interest in speech user interface technology. Must be able to juggle multiple projects and priorities, and be very organized with strong attention to detail. Must be a fast learner interested in phonetics, phonology and technical concepts.

– Develop, tune and test speaker-independent recognition sets and speech prompts.

– Recruit and record participants for tuning and testing of speech recognition sets.

– Recruit participants for QA testing of tuned recognition sets.

– Review recognition vocabulary lexical properties and menu structure for optimal product performance.

– Provide guidance on dialogue design and recognition set makeup for optimal speech recognition success rate.

Specific Knowledge/Skills:

– B.A./B.S. in Linguistics required; M.A in computational Linguistics preferred or comparable experience.

– Job experience with demonstrated focus in computational linguistics required.

– Excellent understanding of phonological and phonetic concepts required.

– Ability to interpret spectrograms and transcribe in IPA required.

– Computer literate (Windows, DOS) and experience with Microsoft applications required.

– Experience using tools such as Audition, Peak, Sound Forge, or Praat preferred.

– Experience with Linux, Cygwin, C/C++, Tcl preferred.

– Knowledge of WorldBet or SAMPA preferred.

– Working knowledge of multiple foreign languages preferred.

– Some knowledge of speech recognition algorithms and/or natural language processing (NLP) a plus.