We plan to hire two postdoctoral researchers on the topic of natural language understanding at the Department of Computer Science at KU Leuven, Belgium. Potential topics of interest are the learning of representations of language in a perceptual context, continual learning, compositional generalization, learning by analogy, the role of imagination and anticipation in language understanding, and the role of memory in commonsense reasoning and in discourse understanding.
The research is financed by the ERC Advanced Grant CALCULUS (Common-sense and Anticipation enriched Learning of Continuous representations sUpporting Language UnderStanding - Horizon 2020 - 788506 - https://calculus-project.eu).<... postdoctoral researchers will perform their research at the Language Intelligence and Information Retrieval lab https://liir.cs.kuleuven.be,wh... is part of the Human-Computer Interaction section and member of the KU Leuven ELLIS Unit. The European Lab for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) promotes basic research in machine learning and modern AI, and involves the very best European academics (https://ellis.eu). KU Leuven ranks among the top 50 universities in THE World University Rankings 2021.
For more information please contact Prof. dr. Marie-Francine Moens, tel.: +32 16 32 53 83, mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.You can apply for this job no later than October 15, 2021 via https://www.kuleuven.be/person...
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