15.2379, Jobs: Computational Ling: Lexicographer, Yahoo, Inc.

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Subject: 15.2379, Jobs: Computational Ling: Lexicographer, Yahoo, Inc.

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Date:  Mon, 23 Aug 2004 21:02:33 -0400 (EDT)
From:  drose at yahoo-inc.com
Subject:  Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Lexicographer, Yahoo, Inc., CA, USA

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

Date:  Mon, 23 Aug 2004 21:02:33 -0400 (EDT)
From:  drose at yahoo-inc.com
Subject:  Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Lexicographer, Yahoo, Inc., CA, USA



University or Organization: Yahoo, Inc.
Department: Search Relevance
Rank of Job: Lexicographer
Specialty Areas: Applied Ling, Computational Ling, Text/Corpus Ling


Description:
		
Compile and maintain lexical and knowledge resources for
language-oriented components of Yahoo search engine.  This includes:
- defining, building and using software infrastructure to maintain
  large (tens of millions) list of phrases with attributes
- identifying and acquiring sources of lists of phrases demoting
  concepts or objects of certain kind: e.g. company names, medical
  terms, song titles, etc.
- extracting phrases and attributes from these sources and merging
  them into a single master representation.

Requirements:
- MS/PhD (in CS or related area)
- experience in data processing (databases, scripting languages, text
  processing algorithms)
- (at least some) understanding and strong interest in natural
  language, data models, knowledge representation.
- detail-oriented: The jobs may involve a lot of ad hoc steps in order
  to achieve good coverage.
	

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Steve Shirley
	Yahoo, Inc.
	701 First Ave.
	Sunnyvale, CA 94089
	United States of America

	Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:

	Steve Shirley
	Email: sshirley at inktomi.com
	Tel: 408-349-7649
	Website: http://careers.yahoo.com

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