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2018 PHD RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS (ML/Dialogue/Language) - University of Trento

Country/Region : Italy

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You may have enjoyed reading about bots, artificial intelligence, machine learning,
digital assistants, systems that support doctors, teachers, customers and help people.
Then, you would like to consider joining the research lab that has been training intelligent
machines and evaluating AI-based systems for more than two decades, collaborating with best research labs in the world and experimenting in the real-world.
Here is a sample of the projects ( ) the Signals
and Interactive Systems Lab (University of Trento, Italy) has been leading:
-Natural Language Understanding systems for massive amount of human language data:
-Amazon Alexa challenge on Conversational Systems:
-Designing AI personal agents for healthcare domain:
We collaborate and interact with international research labs, companies and startups
from different sectors to create the vision of next-generation AI-based systems.
We are looking for top-candidates for its funded PhD research fellowships.
Candidates should have background at least in one of the following areas:
- Natural Language Understanding
- Conversational Systems
- Machine Learning
Candidates will be working on research domains such as Conversational Agents,
Intelligent Systems, Speech/Text Document Mining and Summarization,
Human Behavior Understanding, Crowd Computing and AI-based systems for tutoring.
For more info on research and projects visit the lab website
Visit lab website at
The SIS Lab research is driven by an interdisciplinary approach to research,
attracting researchers from disciplines such as Digital Signal Processing,
Speech Processing, Computational Linguistics, Psychology, Neuroscience and
Machine Learning.
The official language ( research and teaching ) of the department is English.
Gross amount of the fellowships ( internship and PhD ) is competitive and approximately
1.600 Euro/month.
Students may qualify for reduced campus lodging, transportation and cafeteria
reduced rates.
For more information about cost of living, campus, graduate education programs,
please visit the graduate school website at
Immediate openings with start date as early as March 2018. Open until filled.
Strict requirement is at least Master level degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computational Linguistics or similar or affine disciplines. Students with other background (Physics, Applied Math) may apply as well. Background in at least one of the posted research areas is required. All applicants should have good very programming, math skills and used to team work. Native speaker English proficiency.
Interested applicants should send their
1) CV
2) Statement of research interest and
3) three reference letters sent to:
For more info:
Signals and Interactive Systems Lab :
PhD School :
Department :
Information Engineering and Computer Science Department (DISI)
DISI has a strong focus on cross-disciplinarity with professors from different
faculties of the University (Physical Science, Electrical Engineering, Economics,
Social Science, Cognitive Science, Computer Science) with international
background. DISI aims at exploiting the complementary experiences present in the
various research areas in order to develop innovative methods, technologies and
University of Trento
The University of Trento is consistently ranked as premiere Italian university institution.
University of Trento is an equal opportunity employer.

Last modified: 2018-02-19 15:28:59