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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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Charlie Sheen

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JHU Engineering: The ‘Charlie Sheen Effect’

July 5, 2016

After actor Charlie Sheen disclosed his HIV-positive status on NBC’s Today show last November, millions took to the Internet to find out more about HIV, according to a new study led by computer scientist Mark Dredze and two Whiting School alumni.

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