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Mark Dredze

Exploring the ‘Charlie Sheen Effect:’ Study finds uptick of web searches related to HIV prevention

February 23, 2016

The day of Sheen’s disclosure coincided with a 265 percent increase in news reports mentioning HIV (97 percent of which also mentioned Sheen) archived on the Bloomberg Terminal, even though HIV-related news reports have been in historic decline. An additional 6,500 stories were reported on Google News alone. This placed Sheen’s disclosure among the top 1 percent of historic HIV-related media events.

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Data Center

New Tools for Tapping Data

January 19, 2016

A team of researchers at Johns Hopkins University have been awarded a three-year, $1 million National Science Foundation grant aimed at developing algorithms that will allow researchers to better extract information from massive streams of data.

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Zhifei Li

‘Watch Bro’

January 18, 2016

Zhifei Li (PhD ’10) believes that computers should be able to see, hear, feel, and move. But, he adds, mostly they need to be able to speak to us and respond intelligently to what we say.

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Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University, Whiting School of Engineering

Center for Language and Speech Processing
Hackerman 226
3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218-2608

Center for Language and Speech Processing