Broad Area Colloquium For AI-Geometry-Graphics-Robotics-Vision

Translation as Codebreaking

Kevin Knight
Department of Computer Science
University of Southern California

Monday, Feb 12, 2001, 4:15PM


This talk will describe ongoing research at USC on the automatic translation of human languages. I will focus on treating certain translation problems as exercises in codebreaking. These problems include:

About the Speaker

Kevin Knight is a Senior Research Scientist at the USC/Information Sciences Institute. He is also a Research Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at USC. He received his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University in 1991 and his BA from Harvard University in 1986. He is co-author of the textbook Artificial Intelligence (McGraw-Hill, 1991).
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