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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Eduard  Hovy
Institution: University of Southern California
Homepage: http://www.isi.edu/natural-language/people/hovy.html
Dissertation Director * of: A Syntax-Based Statistical Translation Model
(Kenji Yamada, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Interlingual annotation of parallel text corpora: a new framework for annotation and evaluation
BLANC: Implementing the Rand index for coreference evaluation

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