- The 17th Summer Workshop concluded successfully on August 19, 2011. More than 35 researchers from 20 different institutions across 3 continents were resident at CLSP for the summer, and conducted research on three exciting topics. Click here to see what they did, what they discovered and what they had to say about it.
- CLSP hosted the 14th Summer School in Human Language Technology, as a part of its annual summer research workshop . Click here for video recordings of the lectures and other details.
- Mark Dredze and Michael J. Paul appeared in the news for their work analyzing Twitter for public health information.
Read more at
the JHU Gazette,
and in their ICWSM 2011 paper here.
- Irwin M. Jacobs co-founder of Qualcomm visited CLSP on Tuesday,
March 1. Dr. Jacobs was invited to give the the Blumenthal lecture by
the CLSP director, the late Fred Jelinek. Dr. Jacobs got his Ph.D from
MIT and was a classmate of Fred. Read more here.
- 14 CLSP affiliated faculty and students had a total of 13 papers accepted to this year's ICASSP.
- 10 CLSP affiliated faculty and students had a total of 7 papers accepted to this year's ACL.
- Chris Callison-Burch and Scott Novotney were written about in the
Language Log for their efforts at helping the Egyptian protesters get
their messages onto twitter while the Egyptian government had blocked
access to the Internet. For the full article click here.
- In the last few months, a variety of grants and awards have been
obtained by CLSP faculty for research in the following areas:
Read more about these grants and awards here.
- Translation of informal texts via Mechanical Turk
- Intelligent information systems
- Discriminative training of language models
- Auditory cortical approaches for robust speaker identification
- Robust automatic transcription of speech
- Using reinforcement learning to find structured prediction systems that are both fast and accurate
- Figure ground processing, saliency, and guided attention for analysis of large natural scenes
For additional current news and events, click here.