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Jun 17, 2011 Google at CVPR 2011
Posted by Mei Han and Sergey Ioffe, Research Team The computer vision community will get together in Colorado Springs the week of June 20th for the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2011). This year will see a record number of people attending the conference and 27 co-located workshops and tutorials.
Jun 14, 2011 Débat: Langages naturels et artificiels
Je participe ce soir (lundi 6 juin à 19h) à un débat à la Bibliothèque Publique d'Information du Centre Pompidou, sur le thème des langages naturels et artificiels. Voici le texte de présentation : Nous parlons tous un langage naturel : c'est dans notre ADN, c'est au coeur de notre humanité.
Jun 09, 2011 Our first round of Google Research Awards for 2011
Posted by Maggie Johnson, Director of Education & University Relations We’ve just finished awarding the latest round of Google Research Awards , which provide funding to full-time faculty working on research in areas of mutual interest with Google. A record number of submissions came in this round, and we are delighted to be funding 112 awards across 21 different focus areas for a total of more than $6.75 million.
Jun 08, 2011 Instant Mix for Music Beta by Google
Posted by Douglas Eck, Research Scientist Music Beta by Google was announced at the Day One Keynote of Google I/O 2011 . This service allows users to stream their music collections from the cloud to any supported device, including a web browser. It’s a first step in creating a platform that gives users a range of compelling music experiences.
Jun 07, 2011 After the award: students and mentors
Posted by Leslie Yeh Johnson, University Relations Manager For the past two years, we’ve looked forward to honoring the best and the brightest graduate students pursuing doctoral degrees around the globe through Google’s fellowship program. We’re thrilled to be supporting these students with a monetary gift, but what happens after the awards are given out? An important component of our fellowship program is the Google research mentor.
May 26, 2011 Google Scribe: Now with automatic text for links and faster formatting options
Posted by Kartik Singh and Kuntal Loya, Google Scribe team Since Google Scribe's first release on Google Labs last year, we have been poring over your feedback and busy adding the top features you asked for. Today, we're excited to announce a new version of Google Scribe that brings more features to word processing.
May 19, 2011 Google at ACL 2011
Posted by Ryan McDonald and Fernando Pereira, Research Team The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics is one of the premier conferences for language and text technologies. Many employees at Google have strong roots in the community of researchers that attend this meeting, including many of our researchers working on machine translation and speech .
May 18, 2011 Actu: Bernadette Chirac enceinte
Délicieuse ambiguïté du langage... J'ai eu un choc en parcourant les titres de 20 minutes dans le métro : Le plus amusant, c'est que le site Web a repris (automatiquement sans doute) le titre, sans l'intitulé de rubrique : Ah la la, ces grands-mères porteuses ! PS: Vous comprenez pourquoi le traitement automatique du langage, c'est difficile... ?
May 17, 2011 Politique: Un jeu sérieux (ou pas ?)
L'actualité produit parfois des collisions tout à fait surprenantes. Dimanche matin, je m'apprêtais à préparer ce que j'allais bien pouvoir dire à un débat organisé par Le sur le thème « La politique est-elle un jeu (sérieux) ? » (demain mardi 17 mai de 18h à 19h dans l'auditorium de la Gaîté Lyrique), lorsqu'est tombée la nouvelle de l'arrestation de DSK à New York...
May 16, 2011 Google: Dominique Strauss-Kahn juif, viol, etc.
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May 10, 2011 Make beautiful interactive maps even faster with new additions to the Fusion Tables API
Posted by Rebecca Shapley, Jayant Madhavan, Rod McChesney, and Kathryn Hurley, Fusion Tables team Google Fusion Tables is a modern data management and publishing web application that makes it easy to host, manage, collaborate on, visualize, and publish data tables online. Since we first launched Fusion Tables almost two years ago, we've seen tremendous interest and usage from dozens of areas, from journalists to scientists to open-data entrepreneurs, and have been excited ...
May 07, 2011 Outil: 627 discours de Nicolas Sarkozy
A l'occasion du 4e anniversaire de l'élection de Nicolas Sarkozy, je viens de mettre en ligne une nouvelle version de ma base de discours politiques : Ce sont près de 1900 discours qui sont maintenant disponibles, avec un moteur de recherche amélioré, dont 627 discours de Nicolas Sarkozy , avant et après son élection.
May 05, 2011 Google at CHI 2011
Posted by Yang Li, Research Scientist Cross-posted with the Technical Programs and Events Blog Google has an increasing presence at ACM CHI: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , which is the premiere conference for Human Computer Interaction research. Eight Google papers will appear at the conference.
Apr 26, 2011 Tags vs Shelves: From Social Tagging to Social Classification
My paper with Christian Körner and Markus Strohmaier entitled “Tags vs Shelves: From Social Tagging to Social Classification” has been accepted for publication and presentation at HT 2011, the 22nd ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia to be held in Eindhoven, Netherlands, from June 6 to 9, 2011. Abstract Recent research has shown that different [...]
Apr 16, 2011 Portugal, Poland, and Plenty of PowerPoint
Apr 16, 2011 Lionbridge Announces Availability of GeoFluent Machine Translation
Apr 14, 2011 Partnering with Tsinghua University to support education in Western China
Posted by Aimin Zhu, China University Relations We’re excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with Tsinghua University to provide educational support to five major universities in Western China: Qinghai , Xinjiang , Guizhou , Ningxia , and Yunnan . Together, we aim to: Support faculty development by recognizing outstanding teachers, sponsoring published papers, and funding academic exchange and cooperation with other universities Establish specialized curricula by creating new courses focused on ...
Apr 08, 2011 1 billion core-hours of computational capacity for researchers
Posted by Dan Belov, Principal Engineer and David Konerding, Software Engineer We’re pleased to announce a new academic research grant program: Google Exacycle for Visiting Faculty . Through this program, we’ll award up to 10 qualified researchers with at least 100 million core-hours each, for a total of 1 billion core-hours.
Apr 05, 2011 Overlapping Experiment Infrastructure: More, Better, Faster Experimentation
Posted by Deirdre O'Brien and Diane Tang, Adwords Team At Google, experimentation is practically a mantra; we evaluate almost every change that potentially affects what our users experience. Such changes include not only obvious user-visible changes such as modifications to a user interface, but also more subtle changes such as different machine learning algorithms that might affect ranking or content selection.
Apr 01, 2011 Xerox Looks to the Crowd to Test-Drive Linguistic Tools and More