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Sunday, October 07, 2012 by Chris Wellekens

6-4 (2012-04-15) Full Time Research Programmer, Dialog Research Center, CMU Pittsburgh

Full Time Research Programmer, Dialog Research Center
Language Technologies Institute, CMU Pittsburgh

Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree

The Dialog Research Center ( provides infrastructure support for spoken dialog systems, including distribution of data and software. DIALRC is funded by the US National Science Foundation, and is hosted at the Language Technologies Institute in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University's main campus in Pittsburgh PA, US. In addition to distributing open source software and dialog data, DIALRC offers live dialog platforms for researchers to evaluate their techniques with real users in live situations. The person filling the position will be responsible for developing and supporting existing dialog software, managing distributions, supporting other researchers using the system and other programming and support tasks as necessary for the center.

Primary Tasks

Work with graduate student researchers to maintain and further develop existing dialog systems based on the open-source Olympus Spoken Dialog System framework.  Maintain and distribute data corpus.  General programming and research support.

Preferred Skills

Two or more years experience in research programming; some experience in supporting research software systems; experience with the CMU Olympus Spoken Dialog System; other spoken dialog systems; and/or speech recognition and speech synthesis.

Experience in Speech Processing/Natural Language Dialog: Python, Perl, C/C++

More information is avilable from Maxine Eskenazi ( and Alan W Black (

Or goto and search for Job Number 9039

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