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A team of students from the Language Technologies Institute recently earned top honors for their performance in the BioASQ 2016 Biomedical Semantic Question Answering challenge.Held annually, BioASQ pushes for a solution to the information access problem biomedical experts face by posing challenges on both biomedical semantic indexing and question answering. The CMU team, comprising Zi Yang, a...

Join us as our past and current students come together to share experiences and ideas. Alumni will return to campus and present a talk on their life and work after our program. Current students will present posters on their summer internship experience.Sunday, September 18th, 5-9pmPoster Session: NSH AtriumAlumni Presentations: Wean Hall 7500

Most social media users know the story: You're reading your newsfeed and open a new tab on your browser to do some shopping. The next time you log in to whatever social media platform you'd used, the advertisements miraculously relate directly to what you'd been shopping for. Coincidence? No way. Machine learning techniques are working way below the surface to determine what you're looking at...