Mark Dredze appointed the John C. Malone Associate Professorship

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Russian trolls and Twitter bots article garners widespread attention

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Hot Commodities

The company, known as KITT.AI, had drawn global attention for its pioneering work in natural language processing—algorithms that recognize spoken language.

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Modern Day Miners

There’s treasure in all those tweets and Google searches we send out into cyberspace each day, says Mark Dredze.

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Oct
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12:00 pm Jon Barker (University of Sheffi... @ Hackerman Hall B17
Jon Barker (University of Sheffi... @ Hackerman Hall B17
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Abstract The CHiME challenge series has been aiming to advance robust automatic speech recognition technology by promoting research at the interface of speech and language processing, signal processing and machine learning. This talk presents the[...]
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22
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12:00 pm Jennifer Chu-Carroll (Elemental ... @ hackerman Hall B17
Jennifer Chu-Carroll (Elemental ... @ hackerman Hall B17
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Abstract Language understanding has long been a holy grail of Artificial Intelligence, but what exactly constitutes understanding? We argue that while the level of understanding required depends on the task, in many useful NLP applications,[...]
Nov
9
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12:00 pm Carolyn Rose (CMU) “Who is the B... @ Hackerman Hall B17
Carolyn Rose (CMU) “Who is the B... @ Hackerman Hall B17
Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Abstract This talk reports on over a decade of research where theoretical foundations motivate computational models that produce real world impact in online spaces.  Both the earliest philosophers of language and the most recent researchers[...]
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12
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12:00 pm Chin-Hui Lee (Georgia Tech) “A R... @ Hackerman Hall B17
Chin-Hui Lee (Georgia Tech) “A R... @ Hackerman Hall B17
Nov 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Abstract Based on Komogorov’s Superposition Theorem and Universal Approximation Theorem by Cybenko and Barron, any multivariate function can be approximated by a multi-layer perceptron. We therefore cast classical speech pre-processing problems into a regression setting[...]
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30
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12:00 pm Yi-Chia Wang (CMU) @ Hackerman Hall B17
Yi-Chia Wang (CMU) @ Hackerman Hall B17
Nov 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
 

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