2011‎ > ‎

Program

9:30 - 10:00  - Registration

 

Session 1

10:00 - 10:20   Talk 1 

Jiarong Jiang (UMD):  Faster, Better, or Both! Learning Priority Functions for Decoding

10:20 - 10:40   Talk 2 

Michael A. Carlin (JHU): Exploiting Temporal Coherence in Speech for Data-Driven Feature Extraction

10:40 - 11:00   Talk 3

William Y. Wang (CMU): Automatic Intoxication Detection using Accent Identification Approaches

 

Session 2

11:00 - 11:30   Poster Spotlight


Session 3

11:30 - 12:30   Poster Presentations


12:30 - 1:00  - Lunch (provided)

 

Session 4

1:00 - 1:20   Talk 4 

Rebecca Knowles (Haverford) : Register Topic Models

1:20 - 1:40   Talk 5 

Jennifer Sleeman (UMBC): A Streaming Approach to Linking FOAF Instances

1:40 - 2:00   Talk 6          

Alexander M. Rush (MIT): Structured Prediction Cascades for Efficient Dependency Parsing


Session 5

2:00 - 3:00    Breakout sessions 

 

·       B1 David Mimno (Princeton) : How topic models are being used and how those patterns of use inform evaluation methods : Place - North Conference Room

·       B2  Shane Bergsma (JHU) : Toward Richer Semantic Models in Natural Language Processing : Place - South Conference Room

·       B3 Sam Blasiak (GMU):  Understanding Maximum Entropy Discrimination Models : Place - Lounge

·       B4 Michael A. Carlin (JHU) : Robust acoustic modeling for automatic speech recognition: multi-disciplinary approaches and successes : Place - 180 Conference Room

* Faculty not attending break out sessions : Place - Coffee Room


3:00 - 3:30  - Break

 

Session 6

3:30 - 4:00   Poster Spotlight

 

Session 7

4:00 - 5:00   Poster Presentations


5:00  - Adjourn - Dinner/drinks in small groups in Baltimore (optional)