Meet us @LocWorld 2022

Meet us @LocWorld 2022

Where: Berlin, Germany When: July, 11-13th, 2022 What is it? “LocWorld is the leading conference for international business, translation, localization and global website management. Attendees are the people responsible for communicating across the boundaries of...
Need Computing Resources? Take a Queue Token!

Need Computing Resources? Take a Queue Token!

Training large neural models for speech and language processing (NLP), requires not only a lot of data input (read here on why and here on how SELMA is handling this ) but also a lot of computing resources. Nowadays, a fair share of computing resources are...
How to satisfy data-hungry machine learning

How to satisfy data-hungry machine learning

Machine learning requires large quantities of labeled training data (for more insights, read more in this post). That means, in order to reach acceptable performance, current speech recognition systems training demands thousands of hours of transcribed speech. For...
Meet us @PROPOR 2022

Meet us @PROPOR 2022

When: March 21-23 Where: Brazil (online) What is it? “The 15th edition of the International Conference on the Computational Processing of Portuguese (PROPOR 2022) will be held at the University of Fortaleza, in Fortaleza, Ceará, in Brazil, from March 21st to...
Meet us @Hipeac 2022

Meet us @Hipeac 2022

When: Webinar on 15.2.2022 Where: Online What is it? “The HiPEAC conference is the premier European forum for experts in computer architecture, programming models, compilers and operating systems for embedded and general-purpose systems.” Plus online...
A Yummy Piece of Cake

A Yummy Piece of Cake

What does machine learning in the language field have to do with a cake, you might ask yourself? And how does it come that in the end we can produce better subtitles? Don’t look any further- read on! Let them be cake! Facebook’s AI Director Yann LeCun...
Diving into Infoboxes & Knowledge Graphs

Diving into Infoboxes & Knowledge Graphs

We all like infoboxes – Google uses them and so does Wikipedia, Bing, and DuckDuckGo. But how do you add infoboxes to your own content? To do so, you first have to distill all your content into a knowledge graph, and then you can link the content to the...
Spoken Languages – Learn like a child

Spoken Languages – Learn like a child

Making “sense” of speech with Curriculum Learning Methods Humans need about two decades to be trained as fully functional adults of our society. Quite some time and still pretty fast in contrast to where we are, if we want to copy the learning curve from a human to a...