Fall 2013 LDC Data Scholarship Recipients
LDC is pleased to announce the student recipients of the Fall 2013 LDC Data Scholarship program ! This program provides university and college students with access to LDC data at no-cost. Students were asked to complete an application which consisted of a proposal describing their intended use of the data, as well as a letter of support from their thesis adviser. We received many solid applications and have chosen six proposals to support. The following students will receive no-cost copies of LDC data:
Shamama Afnan - Clemson University (USA), MS candidate, Electrical Engineering. Shamana has been awarded a copy of 2008 NIST Speaker Recognition Training and Test data for her work in speaker recognition.
Seyedeh Firoozabadi - University of Connecticut (USA), PhD candidate, Biomedical Engineering. Seyedeh has been awarded a copy of TIDIGITS and TI-46 Word for her work in speech recognition.
Lei Liu - Beijing Foreign Studies University (China), PhD candidate, Foreign Language Education. Lei has been awarded a copy of Treebank-3 and Prague Czech-English Dependency Treebank 2.0 for his work in parsing.
Monisankha Pal - Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (India), PhD candidate, Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering. Monisankha has been awarded a copy of CSR-I (WSJ0) and CSR-II (WSJ1) for his work in speaker recognition.
Sachin Pawar - Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (India), PhD candidate, Computer Science and Engineering. Sachin has been awarded a copy of ACE 2004 Multilingual Training Corpus for his work in named-entity recognition.
Sergio Silva - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil), MS candidate, Computer Science. Sergio has been awarded a copy of 2004 and 2005 Spring NIST Rich Transcription data for his work in diarization.