Ahmad Emami
Ph.D. Student
The Johns Hopkins University

320 Barton Hall
3400 N. Charles St.
Balimore, MD 21218




I am currently a graduate research assistant at the Center for Language and Speech Processing at the Johns Hopkins University.

My research interests lie in the area of statistical learning, with applications to natural language and speech.

M.Sc. The Johns Hopkins University
Electrical & Computer Engineering
B.Sc. Sharif University of Technology
Electrical Engineering
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  Selected Publications
    Ahmad Emami, Frederick Jelinek
"A Neural Syntactic Language Model"
Machine Learning Journal
Special Issue on Learning in Speech and Language Technologies (in press)
    Ahmad Emami, Frederick Jelinek
"Random Clusterings for Language Modeling" [pdf] [ps]
ICASSP 2005, Philadelphia, PA
    Ahmad Emami, Frederick Jelinek
"Exact Training of a Neural Syntactic Language Model" [pdf] [ps]
ICASSP 2004, Montreal, Quebec
    Ahmad Emami
"Improving a Connectionist Based Syntactical Language Model" [pdf] [ps]
Eurospeech 2003, Geneva, Switzerland
    Peng Xu, Ahmad Emami, Frederick Jelinek
"Training Connectionist Models for the Structured Language Model" [pdf] [ps]
EMNLP 2003, Sapporo, Japan 2003
(best paper award)
    Ahmad Emami, Peng Xu, Frederick Jelinek
"Using a Connectionist Model in a Syntactical Based Language Model" [pdf] [ps]
ICASSP 2003, Hong Kong, April 2003