September 21 Member Meeting: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Translation/Interpretation, and Future Linguists Like You
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Date(s) - 09 / 21 Monday / 2020
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm


Monday, September 21, 6-7:15 PM Eastern Time

“Artificial Intelligence, Machine Translation/Interpretation, and Future Linguists Like You”


Speaker: Graham Neubig, Assistant professor at the Language Technologies Institute, Carnegie Mellon University



Artificial intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Machine Translation, and Neutral Language Processing are shaping the future of linguistics. Join us in learning about the basics of each of these, an overview of practical uses of these technologies in the linguistics field, and how they will transform interpreting and translating fields. In particular, advances in current computer-assisted interpretation and the comparison of cutting-edge machine translation systems with human translators will be discussed.


Speaker Bio:

Graham Neubig is an associate professor at the Language Technologies Institute of Carnegie Mellon University. His work focuses on natural language processing, specifically multi-lingual models that work in many different languages, and natural language interfaces that allow humans to communicate with computers in their own language. Much of this work relies on machine learning, and he is also active in developing methods and algorithms for machine learning over natural language data. He publishes regularly in the top venues in natural language processing, machine learning, and speech, and his work has won awards at EMNLP 2016, EACL 2017, and NAACL 2019.

Presentation to be followed by Q&A.
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