neural networks

Jacob Devlin wins ACL Best Paper Award

Jacob Devlin (M.S., 2009) has won the 2014 Best Long Paper award from the Association of Computational Linguistics for his co-authored paper entitled  "Fast and Robust Neural Network Joint Models for Statistical Machine Translation".  Mr. Devlin graduated with an M.S. in Computer Science in 2009 and currently works as an NLP Research Scientist at BBN Technologies.  At Maryland, Jacob was supervised by Professor Bonnie Dorr.

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Department Recruits Eytan Ruppin as CBCB Director

The Department is pleased to announce that Professor Eytan Ruppin will join us as the Director of the Center for BioInformatics and Computational Biology (CBCB), starting in July, 2014.  Ruppin is currently a professor in the Schools of Computer Science and Medicine at Tel-Aviv University.  He is world-renowned for his research involving neural networks, systems biology and personalized cancer research.  His current focus involves systems biology, which works to construct empirical models of protein interaction