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Richard Karp Featured in Les Dossiers de la Recherche

August 16, 2005
An article about Richard Karp, head of the Algorithms Group, appeared in the August-October 2005 issue of the French journal Les Dossiers de la Recherche.

FrameNet Release 1.2 Available for Licensing

July 15, 2005
FrameNet Release 1.2 is now available for licensing. FrameNet is a semantically rich, machine-readable lexicon of English and a corresponding set of annotated sentences for use in advanced natural language processing (NLP) applications.

Clarissa on the International Space Station

June 27, 2005
An article about Richard Karp, head of the Algorithms Group, appeared in the August-October 2005 issue of the French journal Les Dossiers de la Recherche.

Rich Transcription Spring'05 Evaluation

June 15, 2005
Members of ICSI's Speech Group recently participated in the Rich Transcription Spring'05 evaluation, RT-05S, sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This annual evaluation targets the automatic processing of audio recordings from meetings, establishing benchmarks in core recognition capabilities. ICSI submitted systems for both the speech transcription task (or "Speech-to-text") and the speaker segmentation and tracking task ("Speaker Diarization"), and peformed very well in both categories.

Research on Witty Worm in the News

June 2, 2005
Research on the Witty worm by Vern Paxson, Nick Weaver, and Abhishek Kumar continued to make headlines in June. After the write-up by Robert Lemos appeared online in late May, the research was highlighted on CNET news.com, ZDnet, monstersandcritics.com, New Scientist magazine and P2Pnet.net.

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