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2014-07-22 12:35:25

ARLINGTON, Va., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation employees, Peter David, Alison Smith, Timothy Hawes and Meredith Myers presented on a variety of technical topics at this year's Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2014) and the FrameNet Workshop that immediately followed. They gave a presentation and also presented a poster during the workshop sessions of the ACL Conference and a separate presentation during the FrameNet...

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2009-08-05 15:15:00

High school students from across the U.S. won individual and team honors last week at the seventh annual International Olympiad in Linguistics held in Wroclaw, Poland. The results reflect U.S. competence in computational linguistics, an emerging field that has applications in computer science, language processing, code breaking and other advanced arenas.The U.S. fielded two teams at the Olympiad, which featured competitors from 17 different countries, including Australia, Germany, India,...

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2005-06-29 20:03:25

Three years of work by a large interdisciplinary team at the University of Southern California has created a rudimentary but working two-way voice translation system that allows an English-speaking doctor to talk to a Persian-speaking patient. The Transonics Spoken Dialog Translator turns a doctor's spoken English questions into spoken Persian, and translates patients' spoken Persian replies into spoken English. Shrikanth Narayanan leads the USC Viterbi School group that developed...


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