Event – December 19th 16:30, Dialogue Models and Systems – Panel Event @IEEE SLT 2018

Talking to machines is not evoking science fiction scenes as it used to be in the sixties or even the nineties, any more. With the successful demonstration of industrial-strength enterprise and consumer facing dialogue systems, we now have a set of next-level questions that the community of dialogue researchers, business and consumer organizations, and policy makers are facing: What type of...

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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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