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Lexical Computing is a research company working at the intersection of corpus and computational linguistics. Our linguistic databases (corpora) and tools for their searching, analysis and building are used by companies operating in the field of language technologies, artificial intelligence and natural language processing. They are also used by hundreds of universities from around the world.

The flagship product of Lexical Computing is Sketch Engine, a leading corpus management and corpus query tool used by linguists, lexicographers, translators and publishers worldwide. Its unique feature – the Word Sketch – and its derived functionalities together with the scalability, multilingual support and ability to handle the largest corpora available make Sketch Engine a unique linguistic tool. The access to Sketch Engine is provided free of charge for students of Masaryk University.

Lexical Computing is a supplier of word databases, lexicons, n-gram databases and similar language data for use in other software or in lexicographic projects.

Data provided by Sketch Engine and services from Lexical Computing are based on a suite of more than 400 text corpora with a total size of over 600 billion words and covering over 100 languages.

Our team includes almost exclusively graduates of FI MU or FF MU, computer linguistics.

You can learn more about our company and products from our websites:
www.lexicalcomputing.com
www.sketchengine.eu

Technologies

Frontend: JavaScript, RiotJS
Backend: C++, Python, Go
Databáze: PostgreSQL, Manatee (proprietary database designed specifically for large volumes of non-relational data)

Cooperation with Masaryk University

Lexical Computing has been a strategic partner of FI MU for many years. Our colleagues have teaching positions at FI MU and the company has a close cooperation with the Natural Language Processing Centre. We regularly present at the Industrial partner day organized by FI MU where students can meet us and learn about the cooperation and job opportunities we offer.

Diploma and bachelor theses

Lexical Computing welcomes students' engagement via bachelor or diploma theses. The work can be extended to a part-time or full-time employment which can continue after graduation. The range of topics includes both the development of the backend and frontend as well as the development and improvement of data collection and data processing and integration of tools for handling specific languages.
We expect sound programming skills and a good command of English to communicate with users whose vast majority is from abroad. The successful candidate should have a keen interest in learning new skills and be willing to adapt their way of thinking. Knowledge of other languages is a plus but not required.

Contact

If you are interested in working with us, email
inquiries@lexicalcomputing.com

or come and see us. We have offices in FI MU, building S.