'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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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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Johns Hopkins scientists to build machine translation system for obscure languages

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Upcoming Seminars

Oct
17
Tue
12:00 pm Amanda Stent (Bloomberg) “Text A... @ Hackerman Hall B17
Amanda Stent (Bloomberg) “Text A... @ Hackerman Hall B17
Oct 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Abstract The finance industry increasingly seeks insight from unstructured data, including through text analytics. In this talk, I will give a brief survey of NLP as used in text analytics, then talk in detail about[...]
Oct
20
Fri
12:00 pm Sharon Gannot (Bar-Ilan Universi... @ Hackerman Hall B17
Sharon Gannot (Bar-Ilan Universi... @ Hackerman Hall B17
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Abstract In this study, we present a deep mixture of experts (DMoE) neural-network architecture for single microphone speech enhancement. By contrast to many speech enhancement algorithms that overlook the spectral variability of the speech signal,[...]
Nov
7
Tue
12:00 pm Jeffrey Siskind (Purdue University) @ Hackerman Hall B17
Jeffrey Siskind (Purdue University) @ Hackerman Hall B17
Nov 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Abstract Humans can describe observations and act upon requests.  This requires that language be grounded in perception and motor control.  I will present several components of my long-term research program to understand the vision-language-motor interface[...]

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