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Computer Science H-index 30 Citations 3,987 117 World Ranking 8842 National Ranking 511

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Statistics
  • Speech recognition

William Byrne mostly deals with Artificial intelligence, Speech recognition, Natural language processing, Machine translation and Translation. A large part of his Artificial intelligence studies is devoted to Bayes' theorem. His study in Speech recognition is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Normalization and Segmentation.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Czech and Vocabulary in addition to Natural language processing. His work carried out in the field of Translation brings together such families of science as Data mining and Pruning. His study in Transfer-based machine translation is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Bitext word alignment and Word.

His most cited work include:

  • Minimum Bayes-risk decoding for statistical machine translation (327 citations)
  • Minimum bayes-risk automatic speech recognition (159 citations)
  • Convergence Theorems for Generalized Alternating Minimization Procedures (122 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His scientific interests lie mostly in Artificial intelligence, Speech recognition, Natural language processing, Hidden Markov model and Machine translation. His Artificial intelligence study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Decoding methods and Pattern recognition. His Speech recognition research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Vocabulary and Discriminative model.

The Natural language processing study combines topics in areas such as Czech, Speech corpus and Translation. As part of one scientific family, William Byrne deals mainly with the area of Hidden Markov model, narrowing it down to issues related to the Estimation theory, and often Expectation–maximization algorithm. The study incorporates disciplines such as Sentence and Word in addition to Machine translation.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Artificial intelligence (69.80%)
  • Speech recognition (62.42%)
  • Natural language processing (43.62%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2007-2016)?

  • Artificial intelligence (69.80%)
  • Speech recognition (62.42%)
  • Natural language processing (43.62%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

William Byrne focuses on Artificial intelligence, Speech recognition, Natural language processing, Machine translation and Phrase. William Byrne studies Artificial intelligence, namely Translation. His study in Speech synthesis, Hidden Markov model and Speaker recognition are all subfields of Speech recognition.

William Byrne does research in Natural language processing, focusing on Rule-based machine translation specifically. His work on Language translation as part of general Machine translation study is frequently linked to Simple, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of science. The various areas that William Byrne examines in his Phrase study include Language model, Theoretical computer science, Generative model and NIST.

Between 2007 and 2016, his most popular works were:

  • Hierarchical phrase-based translation with weighted finite-state transducers and shallow-n grammars (52 citations)
  • Rule Filtering by Pattern for Efficient Hierarchical Translation (42 citations)
  • Overview and results of Morpho challenge 2009 (41 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Statistics
  • Machine learning

His primary areas of study are Artificial intelligence, Natural language processing, Speech recognition, Machine translation and Translation. William Byrne is involved in the study of Natural language processing that focuses on Rule-based machine translation in particular. His work is connected to Hidden Markov model, Speaker recognition and Speech synthesis, as a part of Speech recognition.

The concepts of his Machine translation study are interwoven with issues in Decoding methods, Word and Bayes' theorem. His Bayes' theorem study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Language model and Synchronous context-free grammar. William Byrne interconnects Machine learning, Pruning and Phrase in the investigation of issues within Translation.

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Top Publications

Minimum Bayes-risk decoding for statistical machine translation

Shankar Kumar;William J. Byrne.
north american chapter of the association for computational linguistics (2004)

383 Citations

Minimum bayes-risk automatic speech recognition

Vaibhava Goel;William J Byrne.
Computer Speech & Language (2000)

218 Citations

Stochastic pronunciation modelling from hand-labelled phonetic corpora

Michael Riley;William Byrne;Michael Finke;Sanjeev Khudanpur.
Speech Communication (1999)

209 Citations

Convergence Theorems for Generalized Alternating Minimization Procedures

Asela Gunawardana;William Byrne.
Journal of Machine Learning Research (2005)

160 Citations

Automatic recognition of spontaneous speech for access to multilingual oral history archives

W. Byrne;D. Doermann;M. Franz;S. Gustman.
IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing (2004)

152 Citations

Towards language independent acoustic modeling

W. Byrne;P. Beyerlein;J.M. Huerta;S. Khudanpur.
international conference on acoustics, speech, and signal processing (2000)

150 Citations

Consensus Network Decoding for Statistical Machine Translation System Combination

K. C. Sim;W. J. Byrne;M. J. F. Gales;H. Sahbi.
international conference on acoustics, speech, and signal processing (2007)

129 Citations

HMM Word and Phrase Alignment for Statistical Machine Translation

Yonggang Deng;W. Byrne.
IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing (2008)

124 Citations

Local Phrase Reordering Models for Statistical Machine Translation

Shankar Kumar;William Byrne.
empirical methods in natural language processing (2005)

121 Citations

Alternating minimization and Boltzmann machine learning

W. Byrne.
IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks (1992)

100 Citations

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