2009 Opening Day Presentations

Opening Remarks

8:30 AM – Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM – Welcome, Frederick Jelinek, CLSP/JHU, Chair WS’09
9:10 AM – Welcome by Professor Andrew Douglas, Vice Dean of Faculty, Whiting School of Engineering
9:15 AM – Remarks from Workshop Sponsors
9:25 AM – Preworkshop Activities, Sanjeev Khudanpur (JHU)

Summary of Goals and Objectives for Teams

9:40 AM – Parsing the Web: Large Scale Syntactic Processing (Slides)
10:10 AM – Discussion and Questions
10:20 AM – Low Development Cost, High Quality Speech Recognition for New Languages and Domains
10:50 AM – Discussion and Questions
11:00 AM – Break
11:10 AM – Unsupervised Acquisition of Lexical Knowledge from N-Grams (Slides)
11:40 AM – Discussion and Questions
11:50 AM – Adjourn and proceed to Shaffer 100 for an Introduction to the WS09 Laboratory

Administrative and Technical Workshop Information

12:00 AM – Administrative Information and WS09 Staff Introductions, Monique Folk (CLSP/JHU)
12:15 AM – Computing Infrastructure and System Staff Introduction, Justin Martin (CLSP/JHU)
12:45 PM – Lunch (on your own)
01:30 PM – Team Meetings

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