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The Computational Human Analysis and Integration (CHAI) Lab at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Prechter Bipolar Research Program at the Department of Psychiatry are offering a post-doctoral training opportunity focused on human-centered computing (HCC). HCC is the science of decoding human behavior. The candidate will have the opportunity to analyze spoken data from individuals with bipolar disorder, collected over the period of six months to a year. Our goal is to predict mood states from natural speech.
Significant opportunities exist in machine learning, speech processing, user personalization, and health-centered computing. We are currently processing our massive ecologically valid set of speech data from individuals with bipolar disorder to uncover the acoustic characteristics of speech that will allow us to intuit mood state (manic, depressed, euthymic) and mood state change. The candidate will interact with an established team including experts in affective processing (Emily Mower Provost) and psychiatry (Melvin McInnis).
We are seeking postdoctoral candidates with experience in machine learning, speech processing, and human-centered computing. Strong knowledge in programming languages and database management are required.
Bob and Betty Beyster Buiilding, Computer Science and Engineering
Rachel Upjohn Building, East Ann Arbor Medical Campus
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