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Statistical machine translation and other decipherment problems
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Postdoctoral Openings in ForecastingMarch 16, 2016

The USC Information Sciences Institute seeks applicants for two Postdoctoral Researcher positions with a focus on modeling and forecasting with multivariate and heterogeneous time series data. The positions are for one year, with possibility of a renewal for two more years.

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Farshad Kooti Wins Best Research in STEM Award at USC Graduate Research SymposiumMarch 3, 2016

The USC Graduate Research Symposium is an annual event hosted by the USC Graduate Student Government (GSG). The symposium presents top research produced by USC graduate students. A panel of USC faculty judges the presentations and selects the best ones.

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Kristina Lerman's expertise relied upon for New Yorker articleFebruary 25, 2016

A New Yorker columnist consulted Kristina to check how realistic his theory about LA billboards advertising Oscar-nominated films was.

Emilio Ferrara and Kristina Lerman’s work featured in the pressFebruary 18, 2016

Two news sites are reporting on ISD members’ work this week.

The first article is about Emilio Ferrara’s work:

Nautilus: "How Ebola Infected Twitter”

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Congratulations Dr. Montazeri!January 27, 2016

Niloofar Montazeri passed her Ph.D. dissertation defense on Tuesday, January 19, giving an outstanding talk on her excellent thesis entitled "Building a Knowledge Base for Deep Lexical Semantics".  Please extend your congratulations to Dr. Montazeri!

Seminars & Events

Keith BurghadtInterview SeminarUnderstanding the Dynamics of Collective Decisions11:00am - 12:00pm
Stephen Rawls (USC/ISI)NL SeminarNL Seminar-TBA 7/83:00pm - 4:00pm