Language, Speech recognition, Translation, Speech synthesis, Computational linguistics, Natural language processing

Why AI Needs to Be Able to Understand All the World's Languages

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The benefits of mobile technology are not accessible to most of the world’s 700 million illiterate people

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RT @LisaEinstein: 1/📢 Innovation, access and safety demand that technology speak all of the world’s languages. 🗣️📳🌍New work in @sciam with my inspiring friends/collaborators Moussa Doumbouya & @chrispiech. We will present the full paper @RealAAAI conference this week 🧵 https://t.co/zhYkPI59lQ
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Why AI Needs to Be Able to Understand All the World's Languages

Why AI Needs to Be Able to Understand All the World's Languages

The benefits of mobile technology are not accessible to most of the world’s 700 million illiterate people

African languages are being left behind when it comes to voice recognition innovation

African languages are being left behind when it comes to voice recognition innovation

Native languages lack enough data to train machine learning systems, disincentivizing researchers from building tools from scratch.

Which voice assistant speaks the most languages, and why?

Which voice assistant speaks the most languages, and why?

It's tough to add support for a new language to a voice assistant like Google Assistant, Siri, Alexa, and Cortana. Here's why.

Advancing education and speech recognition in Nigeria with AI and machine learning

Advancing education and speech recognition in Nigeria with AI and machine learning

Can machine learning help emerging markets leapfrog generations of technology to take advantage of future networks? Join a group of Nigerian academics on their quest to build a freely ...

The Future of AI: Language, Ethics, Technology

The Future of AI: Language, Ethics, Technology

The Future of AI: Language, Ethics, Technology Workshop This workshop will bring together experts from politics, industry, and academia to consider the social impact of Artificially ...

Accepted Papers

Accepted Papers

Emmanuele Chersoni, Ludovica Pannitto, Enrico Santus, Alessandro Lenci and Chu-Ren Huang 70 Issues and Perspectives from 10,000 Annotated Financial Social Media Data Chung-Chi Chen, ...

Attentive Sequence-to-Sequence Learning for Diacritic Restoration of Yorùbá Language Text

Attentive Sequence-to-Sequence Learning for Diacritic Restoration of Yorùbá Language Text

Yorùbá is a widely spoken West African language with a writing system rich in tonal and orthographic diacritics. With very few exceptions, diacritics are omitted from electronic texts, due ...

AI / Machine learning Cloud APIs: AWS – Azure - GCP - our experience

AI / Machine learning Cloud APIs: AWS – Azure - GCP - our experience

Most of us start working with specific programming languages like TensorFlow and Pyspark So, we are relatively not so used to working with Cloud APIs. But Clo…

SANE 2017 - Speech and Audio in the Northeast

SANE 2017 - Speech and Audio in the Northeast

It was a follow-up to SANE 2012, held at Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs (MERL), SANE 2013, held at Columbia University, SANE 2014, held at MIT CSAIL, SANE 2015, (already!) (Note: the ...

Machines That Can Understand Human Speech: The Conversational Pattern Of AI

Machines That Can Understand Human Speech: The Conversational Pattern Of AI

Conversation and human language is a particularly challenging area for computers, since words and communication is not precise. Learn more about the conversational pattern of AI.

Podcast: What ‘bhasha’ do you want to talk in? With Kalika Bali and Dr. Monojit Choudhury

Podcast: What ‘bhasha’ do you want to talk in? With Kalika Bali and Dr. Monojit Choudhury

Episode 003 | June 02, 2020 Many of us who speak multiple languages switch seamlessly between them in conversations and even mix multiple languages in one sentence. For us humans, this is ...

The future of live translation hearables: What needs to happen next

The future of live translation hearables: What needs to happen next

Over the last fews years we have been teased about the prospect of hearables that can break down language barriers in really discreet and elegant ways. Goog...

MSc Voice Technology*

MSc Voice Technology*

About the MSc Voice Technology