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

September 5, 2017

At this year’s Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) conference, the awards for Best Long Paper and Outstanding Short Paper were awarded to CLSP members Ryan Cotterell and Jason Eisner, and Keisuke Sakaguchi, Matt Post, and Benjamin Van Durme, respectively. The PC chairs were charged with choosing the winners for the two categories from a selection of […]

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CLSP alum’s company, Kitt.AI, is acquired by Baidu

July 5, 2017

In 2014, CLSP alums Xuchen Yao and Guoguo Chen founded Kitt.AI. Kitt.AI built and powered chatbots and voice based applications that can be used on multiple devices. The Seattle-based company recently announced it’s acquisition by Baidu. Baidu is a Chinese website and search engine, similar to Google.  Xuchen Yao remarked on the acquisition with a blog post he published […]

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Attendees at the Third Frederick Jelinek Memorial Summer Workshop

CLSP Readies for the 2017 Frederick Jelinek Memorial Summer Workshop

June 27, 2017

Starting on July 3rd, the 2017 Frederick Jelinek Memorial Summer Workshop will begin at the Carnegie Mellon University Language Technologies Institute in Pittsburgh, PA. As part of the of the Johns Hopkins University CLSP summer workshop series, the program will consist of a two-week summer school and a six-week workshop.   Researchers and students attend the workshop […]

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