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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: Jason  Eisner
Institution: Johns Hopkins University
Homepage: http://www.cs.jhu.edu/~jason
State and/or Country: MD
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Specialty: computational linguistics (statistical methods, acquisition, syntax, OT phonology, finite-state)
Selected Publications: see my home page
Courses Taught: see my home page
Dissertation Abstract: Smoothing a Probabilistic Lexicon Via Syntactic Transformations

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