2018 Postdoc Opening – Immediate – ML/Language/Dialogue

  At the University of Trento ( Italy ) we are looking for highly motivated researcher to join our research team and work on Natural Language Understanding and Dialog Modeling and Systems. The Signals and Interactive Systems Lab at University of Trento attracts researchers from computational linguistics, computer science, electrical engineering to design and train the most advanced...

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Seminar – October 4th 11:30, Complex number deep neural networks applied to natural language processing

Title: Complex number deep neural networks applied to natural language processing Date: October 4, 2018 Time: 11:30 Speaker: Prof. Renato De Mori Room: A212, Polo Ferrari Abstract Complex number multilayer perceptron models have been proposed in the past mostly for applications in image processing and robot arm control. Recently, new quaternion neural networks have been developed for encoding...

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VUI a Boston-based company opens a research lab in Trento

  A conversation with Chuck Goldman and Giuseppe di Fabbrizio, co-founders of VUI (Voice User Interface) Chuck Goldman, CEO of VUI (Voice User Interface) Inc., has recently visited the University of Trento, where he gave tips on how to build a winning company culture. On that occasion we interviewed him with the CTO of VUI, Giuseppe (Pino) Di Fabbrizio. With decades-long experience in...

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Seminar – March 20th 10:30, From zero to hero: The road to fully automated learning, Dr. Di Fabbrizio

Title: From zero to hero: The road to fully automated learning Date: March 20, 2018 Time: 10:30 am, Room A203 Speaker: Giuseppe “Pino” Di Fabbrizio, VUI Abstract Recent advances in machine learning and natural language processing brought the whole research field on spoken dialog systems back on the main stage. Personal assistants such as Siri, Alexa, and Google Home are now an active...

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Seminar – February 15, 2018 – Can explicit task models improve dialogue understanding?

TALK    : Can explicit task models improve dialogue understanding?SPEAKER: Prof. Bernd Ludwig, University of RegensburgTIME    : Ofek Room, 11 am, February 15, 2018ABSTRACTCan explicit task models improve dialogue understanding?In recent years, approaches to dialogue understanding primarily rely on stochastic or deep learning models trained on big corpora of domain typical dialogues.In many...

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Prof. Giuseppe Riccardi Elected ISCA Fellow 2017

Prof. Riccardi will be the first person in Italy to receive the Fellowship Prof. Giuseppe Riccardi, Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, University of Trento, has been elected a Fellow 2017 of the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA). Established in 1988, ISCA has become the major professional association in the global field of Speech Science and...

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