The applications for automatic language transcription are wide-ranging and growing in number. Video and audio content, from broadcast news programs to lectures and meetings, will soon become searchable, to the point of knowledge sharing.
Dr Ashraf Aboulnaga from the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) has been named a Distinguished Scientist by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society.
The ‘grand challenges’ facing any nation are often thought of as elusive or indefinable, left to endless debate rather than action. Yet within QF R&D, leading scientists and researchers are committed to achieving actionable solutions forth benefit of Qatar and the rest of the world.