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Piotr Zelasko

March 26, 2021

Piotr Zelasko is an assistant research scientist in the Center for Language and Speech Processing (CLSP) who is an expert on automatic speech recognition (ASR) and spoken language understanding (SLU). His current research focuses on applying multilingual and cross-lingual speech recognition systems to categorize the phonetic inventory of a previously unknown language and on improving […]

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Najim Dehak

March 26, 2021

Najim Dehak received his PhD from School of Advanced Technology, Montreal in 2009. During his PhD studies he worked with the Computer Research Institute of Montreal, Canada. He is well known as a leading developer of the I-vector representation for speaker recognition. He first introduced this method, which has become the state-of-the-art in this field, […]

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David Hunter

November 3, 2020

Dr. Hunter is professor of statistics at Penn State University, having served as head of the Department of Statistics from 2012 to 2018. He received his bachelor’s degree with honors in mathematics from Princeton University while earning his high school teaching certificate, then spent two years from 1992 to 1994 teaching math at a public […]

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Jesus Villalba

October 30, 2020

Jesús Villalba received his M.Sc. in Telecommunication Engineering (2004) and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering (2014) from the University of Zaragoza (Spain). His Ph.D. thesis focused on several topics related to speaker recognition in adverse environments. During his PhD. studies, he interned at Brno University of Technology (BUT) and collaborated with the company Agnitio. After graduating, […]

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Shinji Watanabe

October 30, 2020

Shinji Watanabe received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Theoretical Physics from the Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan. He received his Ph.D. in Engineering from Waseda University as well. His research is focused on the area of spoken language processing which includes speech enhancement, source separation, microphone array, speaker adaptation, speaker clustering, acoustic and language modeling […]

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Mark Dredze

October 30, 2020

Mark Dredze is the John C Malone Associate Professor of Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University. He is affiliated with the Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare, the Center for Language and Speech Processing, and the Human Language Technology Center of Excellence. He holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Health Sciences Informatics in […]

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Leibny Paola Garcia

October 30, 2020

Paola Garcia is an Assistant Research Scientist at Johns Hopkins University. She received a Master Degree in Communications Engineering form the University of Manchester, UK. She received a PhD Degree in 2014, from University of Zaragoza, Spain. She was a Research Assistant at Tec de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, Mexico for 10 years. She was an […]

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Youngser Park

October 30, 2020

Youngser Park received the B.E. degree in electrical engineering from Inha University in Seoul, Korea in 1985, the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from The George Washington University in 1991 and 2011 respectively. From 1998 to 2000 he worked at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes as a senior research engineer. From 2003 until […]

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Tim Finin

March 16, 2020

Tim Finin is a Research Scientist at the JHU’s Human Language Technology Center of Excellence and a Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). He has over 35 years of experience in applications of artificial intelligence to problems in information systems and language understanding. His current research […]

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Thomas Lippincott

March 16, 2020

Tom Lippincott is an assistant research professor of computer science affiliated with the Center for Language and Speech Processing and research scientist in the Human Language Technology Center of Excellence, with secondary appointment in the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute. His research focuses on how machine learning can support and facilitate traditional scholarship in the humanities, […]

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