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Open PhD position on Information Retrieval Evaluation

Open PhD position on Information Retrieval Evaluation

17.05.2016

The Department of Information and Communication Technologies, Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona is opening a PhD fellowship in the area of Information Retrieval Evaluation to start in the Fall of 2016.

Topics: evaluation, experimental design, datasets, statistics, user studies, reliability, music similarity, melody extraction.

Requirements: Candidates must have a good Masters Degree in Computer Science, Statistics or Mathematics. Candidates must be confident in some of these areas: information retrieval, machine learning, statistics, have excellent programming skills, be fluent in English and possess good communication skills. Musical knowledge is not necessary. Previous experience in research and a track record of publications is preferable.

Application closing date: 25/05/2016

Start date: 01/10/2016

Duration: 3+1 years

Research lab:  Music Information Research lab, Department of Information and Communication Technologies, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Supervisors: Julián Urbano and Emilia Gómez

More information on grant details:

http://portal.upf.edu/web/etic/doctorat

http://portal.upf.edu/web/etic/predoctoral-research-contracts

Application: Interested candidates should send a motivation letter, a CV (preferably with references), and academic transcripts to Prof. Julián Urbano (julian [dot] urbano [at] upf [dot] edu) before May 20th 2016. Please include in the subject [PhD IR].The Department of Information and Communication Technologies, Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona is opening a PhD fellowship in the area of Information Retrieval Evaluation to start in the Fall of 2016.

Topics: evaluation, experimental design, datasets, statistics, user studies, reliability, music similarity, melody extraction.

Requirements: Candidates must have a good Masters Degree in Computer Science, Statistics or Mathematics. Candidates must be confident in some of these areas: information retrieval, machine learning, statistics, have excellent programming skills, be fluent in English and possess good communication skills. Musical knowledge is not necessary. Previous experience in research and a track record of publications is preferable.

Application closing date: 25/05/2016

Start date: 01/10/2016

Duration: 3+1 years

Research lab:  Music Information Research lab, Department of Information and Communication Technologies, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Supervisors: Julián Urbano and Emilia Gómez

More information on grant details:

http://portal.upf.edu/web/etic/doctorat

http://portal.upf.edu/web/etic/predoctoral-research-contracts

Application: Interested candidates should send a motivation letter, a CV (preferably with references), and academic transcripts to Prof. Julián Urbano (julian [dot] urbano [at] upf [dot] edu) before May 20th 2016. Please include in the subject [PhD IR].

 

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