Jim Glass

James Glass is a Senior Research Scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he heads the Spoken Language Systems Group in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. He is also a Lecturer in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. He received his B.Eng. from Carleton University in 1982, and his S.M. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 1985, and 1988, respectively. He has worked at the MIT Research Laboratory of Electronics, the Laboratory for Computer Science, and is currently a principal investigator in CSAIL. His primary research interests are in the area of automatic speech recognition, unsupervised speech processing, and spoken language understanding. He has lectured at MIT for over twenty years, supervised over 60 student theses, and published over 200 technical papers in these areas. He has twice served as a member of the IEEE Speech and Language Technical Committee, as well as being on technical committees for several IEEE conferences and workshops, has been a Distinguished Lecturer for the International Speech Communication Association, and is an IEEE and an ISCA Fellow. He is currently an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, and a member of the Editorial Board for Computer, Speech, and Language.
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