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An NSF Workshop: Language Engineering for Students 
and Professionals Integrating Research and Education
 
Preliminary Two Weeks
of WS 99

Monday 6/28/99

8:30 am - 9:00 am
Continental Breakfast will be served
Place: Barton Hall Room 320

9:00 am - 9:30 am
Welcome and Introduction
(Sanjeev Khudanpur, CLSP/JHU)
 
Place: Barton Hall 320 Conference Room

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Computer Account Setup and Usage
(Jacob Laderman, CLSP/JHU)

Place: Barton Hall 123

10:30 am - 11:00 am
Administrative Information
(Kimberly S. Petropoulos, CLSP/JHU)

Place: Barton Hall 123

11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free time for students for admin. matters.

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Introduction to ASR
(Fred Jelinek, CLSP/JHU)

Place: Barton Hall 117

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Break

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Introduction to ASR cont.
(Fred Jelinek, CLSP/JHU)

Place: Barton Hall 117

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Group Dinner (self paid)
Place: To Be Announced

Tuesday 6/29/99

9:00 am - 10:30 am
Intro to ASR -- Cont'd
(Fred Jelinek, CLSP/JHU)

Place: Barton Hall 117

10:30 am - 11:00 am
Break

11:00 am - 12:30 am
Acoustic Properties of Speech Sounds Part I
(Jim Glass, MIT)

Place: Barton Hall 117

12:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lunch Break

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Acoustic Properties of Speech Sounds Part II
(Jim Glass, MIT)

Place: Barton Hall 117

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Break

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Speech Properties Lab
(Jim Glass, MIT)

Place: Barton Hall 123

 

Wednesday 6/30/99

9:00 am - 10:30 am
Elementary Information Theory
(Sanjeev Khudanpur, CLSP/JHU)

Place: Barton Hall 117

10:30 am - 12:00 am
Guest Lecture:
(Paul Bamberg, Dragon Systems)

The World's Simplest Triphone-based HMM Recognizer
Slides from the Presentation
Place: Barton Hall 117

12:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lunch Break

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Language Modeling Laboratory
(Sanjeev Khudanpur, CLSP/JHU)

Place: Barton Hall 123

Thursday 7/1/99

9:00 am - 10:30 am
Introduction to NLP
(Silviu Cucerzan, CLSP/JHU)

Place: Barton Hall 117

10:30 am - 12:00 am
Guest Lecture
(Marie Meteer, BBN)
Rough'n'Ready: Applying Speech and Language Technology to Real World Problems

Place: Barton Hall 117

12:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lunch Break

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
NLP-via-Perl Laboratory
(Hans Florian, CLSP/JHU)

Place: Barton Hall 123

Friday 7/2/99

9:00 am - 10:30 am
Towards Linguistically Sophisticated Models of Language (Eric Brill, CLSP/JHU)
Place: Barton Hall 117

10:30 am - 12:00 am
Guest Lecture
(Kishore Papineni, IBM Research)
A Linear Programming Approach to Discriminative Training in Classification Problems

Place: Barton Hall 117

12:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lunch Break

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sausage Games
(Lidia Mangu, CLSP/JHU)

Place: Barton Hall 123

Monday 7/5/99

No program -- University Holiday

Tuesday 7/6/99

9:00 am - 10:30 am
TDT Team Overview
(James Allan, UMass Amherst)

Place: Barton Hall 117

10:30 am - 12:00 am
Guest Lecture
(Eugene Charniak, Brown)
Statistical Natural Language Processing

Place: Barton Hall 117

12:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lunch Break

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Topic Detection Laboratory
(James Allan, UMass Amherst)

Place: Barton Hall 123

Wednesday 7/7/99

9:00 am - 10:30 am
MT Team Overview
(David Yarowsky, CLSP/JHU)

Place: Barton Hall 117

10:30 am - 12:00 am
Guest Lecture
(Fernando Pereira, AT&T Research)
Finite State Revisited

Place: Barton Hall 117

12:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lunch Break

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Finite State Methods Lab
(Yasser Al-Onaizan, ISI/USC)

Place: Barton Hall 123

Thursday 7/8/99

9:00 am - 10:30 am
Text Normalization Team Overview
(Alan Black, CMU)

Place: Barton Hall 117

10:30 am - 12:00 am
Guest Lecture
(Martha Palmer, U. Pennsylvania)
Computational Lexical Semantics and its Constraints

Place: Barton Hall 117

12:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lunch Break

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Data Annotation Laboratory
(Alan Black, CMU)

Place: Barton Hall 123

Friday 7/09/99

9:00 am - 10:30 am
Acoustics Team Overview
(Bill Byrne, CLSP/JHU)

Place: Barton Hall 117

10:30 am - 12:00 am
Guest Lecture
(Farzad Ehsani/Kathaleen Egan, ATA)

The Perils and Benefits of Speech Recognition in CALL
Place: Barton Hall 117

12:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lunch Break

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Data Annotation Laboratory (cont'd)
(Alan Black, CMU)

Place: Barton Hall 123

 

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Johns Hopkins University

3400 N. Charles Street, Barton Hall, Baltimore, MD 21218  
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