Research at ILPS is focused on technology that connects people to information: search engines, recommender systems, and conversational agents. We are organized in four labs.

4 PhD and 1 Post-doc Position in Statistical Machine Translation

Applications are invited for four fully-funded 4-year PhD positions and one fully-funded 3-year post-doc position in the area of Statistical Machine Translation. The positions are funded through an advanced research fellowship (Vidi scheme) by the Dutch Science Foundation (NWO) and a governmental research grant. Please find further details (including the application procedure) for the PhD positions at:

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Abdo El Ali wins best student paper award at ICMI 2012

Abdo won the Best Student Paper Award at 14th International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2012) for his paper: A. El Ali, J. Kildal and V. Lantz, Fishing or a Z?: Investigating the Effects of Error on Mimetic and Alphabet Device-based Gesture Interaction. In Proceedings of the 14th international conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI ’12), 2012, Santa Monica, California.

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