'13 Reasons Why' prompts spike in suicide-related web searches, concerns about copycats

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A Boost from Amazon

The Alexa Fund Fellowship will support a doctoral student in CLSP who will mentor students in a master’s degree program that focuses on human language technology, including speech recognition and text understanding.

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Say What?

Think today’s computers are smart? Just look at what’s coming. Meet a multinational bullpen of computer scientists who are rapidly bridging the divide between humans and machines.

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Voice technology education at Johns Hopkins gets a boost from Amazon

The Alexa Fund Fellowship will support a doctoral student, called the Alexa Fellow.

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CLSP members win Best Long Paper and Outstanding Short Paper at ACL 2017

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Upcoming Seminars

Sep
26
Tue
12:00 pm Lambert Mathias (Amazon) “Natura... @ Hackerman Hall B17
Lambert Mathias (Amazon) “Natura... @ Hackerman Hall B17
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Abstract In a multi-domain conversational system, such as Alexa, a key challenge is to enable transfer of actionable information across applications. Most often these systems have evolved independently, with their own local schemas and interoperability[...]
Sep
29
Fri
12:00 pm Satinder Singh (University of Mi... @ Hackerman Hall B17
Satinder Singh (University of Mi... @ Hackerman Hall B17
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Abstract The success of Deep Learning (DL) on visual perception has led to rapid progress on Reinforcement Learning (RL) tasks with visual inputs. More recently, Deep Learning is showing promise at certain kinds of supervised[...]
Oct
10
Tue
12:00 pm Malcolm Slaney (Google) “Auditor... @ Hackerman Hall B17
Malcolm Slaney (Google) “Auditor... @ Hackerman Hall B17
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Abstract Understanding attention is key to many auditory tasks. In this talk I would like to summarize several aspects of attention that we have used to better understand how humans use attention in our daily lives.[...]

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