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  • Repeating EventUSC Stem Cell Seminar: Pierre Drapeau, Universite de Montreal

    Tue, Jan 10, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Alfred E. Mann Department of Biomedical Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars

    Speaker: Pierre Drapeau, Universite de Montreal

    Talk Title: TBD

    Series: Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC Distinguished Speakers Series

    Host: USC Stem Cell

    More Info: http://stemcell.usc.edu/events

    Webcast: http://keckmedia.usc.edu/stem-cell-seminar

    Location: Eli & Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Resch. (BCC) - First Floor Conference Room

    WebCast Link: http://keckmedia.usc.edu/stem-cell-seminar

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

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    Contact: Cristy Lytal/USC Stem Cell

    Event Link: http://stemcell.usc.edu/events

  • Google Info Tabling 1/10

    Tue, Jan 10, 2017 @ 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

    Workshops & Infosessions

    Google will be on campus Tuesday, 1/10! Please stop by their table to chat with Google recruiters and software engineers, who can answer your questions about full-time and internship opportunities. Swag provided!

    Please RSVP here: goo.gl/fycEZG

    Location: Ronald Tutor Hall of Engineering (RTH) - In Front of Building

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

  • NL Seminar-Speech-to-Translation Alignment for Documentation of Endangered Languages

    Tue, Jan 10, 2017 @ 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

    Information Sciences Institute

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars

    Speaker: David Chiang, Univ. of Notre Dame

    Talk Title: Speech-to-Translation Alignment for Documentation of Endangered Languages

    Series: Natural Language Seminar

    Abstract: I will give an overview of this project, focusing on the pieces that my student, Antonios Anastasopoulos, and I have been most involved in. Our work is based on the premise that spoken language resources are more readily annotated with translations than with transcriptions. A first step towards making such data interpretable would be to automatically align spoken words with their translations. I\'ll present a neural attentional model (Duong et al., NAACL 2016) and a latent-variable generative model (Anastasopoulos and Chiang, EMNLP 2016) for this task.

    Biography: David Chiang (PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2004) is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. His research is on computational models for learning human languages, particularly how to translate from one language to another. His work on applying formal grammars and machine learning to translation has been recognized with two best paper awards (at ACL 2005 and NAACL HLT 2009). He has received research grants from DARPA, CIA, NSF, and Google, has served on the executive board of NAACL and the editorial board of Computational Linguistics and JAIR, and is currently on the editorial board of Transactions of the ACL.

    Host: Marjan Ghazvininejad and Kevin Knight

    More Info: http://nlg.isi.edu/nl-seminar/

    Location: Information Science Institute (ISI) - 11th Flr Conf Rm # 1135, Marina Del Rey

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Peter Zamar

    Event Link: http://nlg.isi.edu/nl-seminar/

  • Epstein Institute Seminar

    Tue, Jan 10, 2017 @ 03:30 PM - 04:50 PM

    Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars

    Speaker: Dr. Timoth W. Simpson, Pennsylvania State University

    Talk Title: Perspectives from an Additive Manufacturing Demonstration Facility

    Host: Dr. Yong Chen

    More Information: January 10, 2017_Simpson.pdf

    Location: Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center (GER) - 206

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Michele ISE