Location: Dublin City University
Level: Masters Studentship

ADAPT has an exciting opportunity for a funded Research Masters position.

User-Generated Content (UGC) describes content that has been created online without having gone through a review process for quality, grammatical correctness, clear structure, etc. UGC text is usually found on online forums, social media platforms, and blogging platforms. As the amount of online data increases, the demand for tools to process and interpret this data also increases. Natural Language Processing (NLP) tools are used to facilitate the processing of large textual data. However, when it comes to UGC, standard tools and the approaches to developing them need to be tailored to cater for such `noisy’ text.

The GaelTech project is funded by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht under the National Digital Strategy 2018. The GaelTech team is an affiliation of the ADAPT Research Centre in Dublin City University. ADAPT has received €50 Million research funding from Industry and Science Foundation Ireland to support 150 researchers across 4 universities in Dublin. The ADAPT Centre’s mission is to produce world class research that delivers disruptive innovations for the digital media and intelligent content industry. This Research Masters position will be supervised by Dr. Teresa Lynn and Dr. Jennifer Foster. 

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