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Category:   E-SSchool
Subject:   M.Sc. in Speech and Language Processing, Edinburgh, UK
From:   Simon King
Email:   Simon.King_(on)_ed.ac.uk
Date received:   18 Mar 2002
Deadline:   31 Mar 2002

-------------------------------------------------------------------- M.Sc. in Speech and Language Processing One year taught Masters course Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics University of Edinburgh, UK -------------------------------------------------------------------- We are now accepting applications for entry in October 2002. The course is aimed at students with linguistics, computing, engineering, psychology, philosophy or mathematics backgrounds, or relevant experience. It is concerned with computational methods for the automatic processing, and study, of spoken and written language systems, from phonetics to computer speech recognition, natural language understanding and beyond. It consists of two terms of taught modules followed by an extended project which results in a dissertation. Teaching is provided by a number of departments including Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Informatics and Psychology. ******************************************************************** European Masters in Language and Speech The course has been approved by the EuroMasters consortium. Students who take an appropriate selection of modules may be additionally awarded a certificate endorsed by the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA) and the European chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL). ******************************************************************** The University of Edinburgh has one of the largest concentrations of language researchers, studying the formal, computational, psychological and social aspects of language. The language community includes members from different departments with rich collaborative links with many outside institutions. It is drawn together for research within the Human Communication Research Centre and shares M.Sc. teaching and Ph.D supervision. The course provides research or vocational training and can be freestanding or leading to Ph.D. study. The modular nature of the course means that it can be tailored to individual needs. Edinburgh University offers excellent infrastructure and support, including a purpose built computer lab for this course. -------------------------------------------------------------------- Please note that, although the notional deadline for applications is 31st March, we will still consider later applications. For further information, including full details of the modules available, please visit the course website: http://www.lin g.ed.ac.uk/teaching/postgrad/mscslp/ or contact the course organiser: Dr. Simon King Centre for Speech Technology Research University of Edinburgh 2 Buccleuch Place Edinburgh EH8 9LW Tel: +44-131-651-1725 email: Simon.King_(on)_ed.ac.uk --------------------------------------------------------------------

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