PhD Studentship on the SWAT Project, Centre for Research in Computing

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PhD Studentship on the SWAT Project, Centre for Research in Computing, Faculty of Mathematics, Computing and Technology
Based in Milton Keynes

circulation date : 01/05/2009
closing date : 31/05/2009
We
seek an outstanding graduate to work on a PhD in the SWAT project
(Semantic Web Authoring Tool) in the Natural Language Generation group
(http://mcs.open.ac.uk/nlg). The studentship is available to applicants
for full-time 3 year research.

SWAT is a 3-year joint project at
the Open University and Manchester University which aims to develop
tools allowing ordinary users to create and edit ontologies and
metadata on the Semantic Web through a natural language interface. The
PhD research task will be to develop and evaluate novel techniques for
intuitive user interaction with ontologies and data.
You will have
an outstanding educational and/or experiential background in
Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science or Computational
Linguistics.

Further information on the project is available at
the website http://www.swatproject.org, or by email to
swat-project@open.ac.uk.

Closing date for applications: 31 May 2009.

Equal Opportunity is University Policy

Centre for Research in Computing
email: mcs-studentship-recruitment@open.ac.uk
email: swat-project@open.ac.uk.

Detailed information on how to apply is available either through email
(mcs-studentship-recruitment@open.ac.uk) or post (Research School, The
Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA).

Applications
should contain a CV including names and addresses of two referees, and
a short statement (1-2 pages) on issues that the applicant would like
to address in the project, along with relevant experience and
background.

Please quote reference SWAT PhD Studentship

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