Dr Stephan Vogel, Principal Scientist, Arabic Language Technologies, Qatar Computing Research Institute, describes how his team is applying technology to speech recognition, machine translation, and answering deep questions.
Dr Ahmed Elmagarmid, Executive Director of Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), has been named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Dr Elmagarmid was cited for his contributions to database management systems.
Qatar Computing Research Institute and EML European Media Laboratory have combined efforts to advance very large vocabulary speech recognition technology and systems for Arabic. The result of the cooperation will be an automatic Arabic language transcription system.