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Thursday, August 20, 2015 by Chris Wellekens

6-4 (2015-03-10) Post doc grant at INESC, Lisbon, INESC, Portugal

One post-doc grant is now available in project INSIDE: Intelligent Networked Robot Systems for Symbiotic Interaction with Children with Impaired Development. The project is a collaboration between Carnegie Mellon University, INESC-ID, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Hospital Garcia de Orta, and three Portuguese companies (IDMind, VoiceInteraction and Plux). The project explores symbiotic child-robot interactions in joint cooperative activities, with application to the treatment of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder impairments. The grantee is expected to contribute in implementation and research tasks related to speech processing in environmentally challenging conditions and with limited adaptation data available.

The research will be supervised by Ramón Fernandez Astudillo, researcher at INESC-ID. The grantee will be integrated in the Spoken Language Systems Lab ( The candidate should have a Ph.D Degree related to the topic. He/she should have experience with Robust automatic speech recognition and/or keyword spotting, deep neural networks and C/C++, bash scripting and Python programming languages.

The following additional experience is not obligatory but will be considered in the evaluation: Computational Paralinguistics, Python-theano, Knowledge of the Portuguese language, and Missing features / Observation uncertainty techniques.

The application deadline is March 27, 2015.

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