CLSP students win Best Student Paper Award at Interspeech 2018

September 6, 2018

Three CLSP students took home the award for Best Student Paper at this year’s Interspeech conference. The paper, Multi-Modal Data Augmentation for End-to-End ASR, was written by Adithya Renduchintala, Shuoyang Ding, Matthew Wiesner, and associate research professor, Shinji Watanabe. Interspeech is the world’s largest conference on the science and technology of spoken language technology. This year’s conference […]

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Russian trolls and Twitter bots article garners widespread attention

August 27, 2018

With the publication of the research study Weaponized Health Communication: Twitter Bots and Russian Trolls Amplify the Vaccine Debate, in the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH), the conversation about the influence Russian trolls have over the political and social discourse in this country once again made front-page news. Researchers studied tweets related to vaccinations during the […]

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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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2016 summer workshop concludes with final presentations

August 5, 2016

During the six-week workshop, attendees collaborated to design a system to monitor neurodegenerative diseases over the phone, detect risk and monitor mental health through posts on social media, and build a speech recognition system from untranscribed data.

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