In grade school, no one would have ever guessed I'd grow up to become a linguist-- I was the kid who got Cs in French and couldn't produce a trill to save my life! I went to university majoring in civil engineering-- relieved that there was no language requirement for that major. But I ended up switching to geophysics, thinking that it would be less restrictive than engineering, and that it would allow me to spend more time in the mountains (which turned out to be wishful thinking)...Read more
The CLARA Thematic training course on evaluation of HLT aims at providing both ESRs (Early Stage Researchers) and ERs (Experienced Researchers) the background and skills to use and implement state-of-the-art evaluation tools and techniques for speech technologies, grammars and parsing, machine translation and speech-to- speech translation, information retrieval/filtering, multimodal interfaces, etc.).