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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Making Conversation Easier

KITT.AI, a new Seattle-based artificial intelligence startup whose founders include two CLSP alumni, has landed funding from Founders’ Co-Op, Amazon’s Alexa Fund, and Madrona Venture Group.

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Social Media Conspiracies

Social media users who share conspiracy theories and pseudoscientific claims about the Zika virus may undermine upcoming efforts to keep the disease from spreading.

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12:00 pm Jordan Boyd-Graber (University o... @ Hackerman Hall B17
Jordan Boyd-Graber (University o... @ Hackerman Hall B17
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Abstract In this talk, I’ll discuss two real-world language applications that require “thinking on your feet”: synchronous machine translation (or “machine simultaneous interpretation”) and question answering (when questions are revealed one piece at a time). [...]
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Ciprian Chelba (Google Research)... @ Hackerman B17
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Abstract We present Sparse Non-negative Matrix (SNM), a novel probability estimation technique for language modeling that can efficiently incorporate arbitrary features in a similar way to the more established family of maximum entropy (exponential models). [...]

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