Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Human Language Technology Center at Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins Gazette | June 25, 2007: "The Johns Hopkins University has been awarded a long-term multimillion-dollar contract to establish and operate a Human Language Technology Center of Excellence near the Homewood campus. The center's research will focus on advanced technology for automatically analyzing a wide range of speech, text and document image data in multiple languages."

Thursday, June 21, 2007

FactSpotter from XRCE Grenoble

Searching for documents that contain specific information can be time consuming and frustrating in today’s office environment. Xerox scientist Frédérique Segond helped develop FactSpotter, a new technology that takes ordinary search to the next level by digging into more documents, analyzing meaning of words and context, accepting queries in everyday language. Segond manages parsing and semantics research at Xerox Research Centre Europe, in Grenoble.