14.808, Jobs: Swedish and Norwegian Lexicography: Overture,CA

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Subject: 14.808, Jobs: Swedish and Norwegian Lexicography: Overture,CA

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Date:  Wed, 19 Mar 2003 15:19:13 +0000
From:  minna at overture.com
Subject:  Swedish and Norwegian Lexicography: Overture, CA, USA

-------------------------------- Message 1 -------------------------------

Date:  Wed, 19 Mar 2003 15:19:13 +0000
From:  minna at overture.com
Subject:  Swedish and Norwegian Lexicography: Overture, CA, USA



University or Organization: Overture
Department: International Product Management
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics, Lexicography, Text/Corpus
	Linguistics


Description:

Overture (www.overture.com) is looking for one Swedish and one
Norwegian lexicographer or linguist to help us with a 3-4 week
project. We are developing rules and datasets for our Scandinavian
search engine. The rules and datasets include components such as
stopwords, prefix stripping rules, and mapping plurals and
misspellings to a singular, correctly spelled form.

The hourly rate is $25-35, depending on experience, and the project
will involve approximately 120 hours of work in total.

The ideal candidate will:

- be a native speaker familiar with the colloquialisms and popular
  culture of Sweden/Norway
- have past experience in developing similar rules and datasets; or
  extensive past experience in lexicography, translation or corpus
  linguistics
- be comfortable handling large datasets (searching, sorting,
  zipping...)

If interested, please email your resume to Minna Poutanen at
minna at overture.com by March 24, 2003.



Address for Applications:

	Attn: Minna Poutanen
	74 North Pasadena Avenue
	Pasadena, CA 91103
	United States of America

	Applications are due by 24-Mar-2003


Contact Information:
	Minna Poutanen
	Email: minna at overture.com
	Tel: (626) 229-8610
	Website: http://www.overture.com

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