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Booz Allen Hamilton Distinguished Colloquium in Electrical and Computer Engineering

When: Friday, May 04, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Kim Engineering : 1110
Event Type(s): Colloquium

"Looking Beyond Words in Spoken Document Processing"

Professor Mari Ostendorf
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Engineering
University of Washington

As storage costs drop and bandwidth increases, there has been a rapid growth of spoken information available via the web or in online archives -- including radio and TV broadcasts, oral histories, legislative proceedings, call center recordings, etc. -- raising problems of document retrieval, information extraction, summarization and translation for spoken language. While there is a long tradition of research in these technologies for text, new challenges arise when moving from written to spoken language.


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Carolyn M Flowers
ECE External Relations
+1 301 405 2163

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