Question on Python as career
subhakolkata1234 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 20:06:11 CET 2009
I am a researcher in India's one of the premier institutes.(Indian
Institute of Science,Bangalore).
I have done one MA in Linguistics, did a PhD in Natural Language
Processing and doing a Post Doctoral now.
Earlier I knew C/C++ and presently work on Python on WinXP.
I use IDLE to as gui.
My area of work are:
(i) Statistical Modeling,
(ii) Neural Networks;
(iii) Machine Learning.
I have developed the following toolkits:
(i) A web based crawler;
(ii) A Bayesian classifier;
(iii) One NER engine;
(iv) One XML parser;
(v) One PoS Tagger;
(vi) One Parser based on CRF;
(vii) One MLE training system;
(viii) One Spell Checker;
(ix) One Transliteration System;
I have developed them either in Python2.5 and Python2.6.
After I complete my Post Doctoral which may be only 2-3 months away,
with this knowledge can I join IT?
Or Do I have to learn anything new?
Are there any India based opportunities- as I checked Python job board
it is very less.
If I get anything after completing my Post Doc with present base of
knowledge what profiles I may expect?
If I have to learn anything what they may be and how much time
generally a person needs to learn them and what may be the profile
As this room is filled up with many expert IT professionals if any
body can suggest me on these.
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