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Extracting Meaning from Sound — Computer Scientists and Hearing Scientists Come Together Right Now
Based on positive experiences of marrying auditory front ends to machine-learning back ends, and watching others do the same, I am optimistic that we will see an explosion of sound-understanding applications in coming years. At the same time, howeve…
How do we interact with search systems?
Search systems, including web search engines, play an important role in decision making and action in many settings. Interactions with these systems have been studied in detail by the information science, information retrieval, and human-computer interact…
What, if anything, is a programming paradigm?
Everyone who writes about programming languages seeks to impose order on the chaos of extant languages. A common strategy is to borrow Thomas Kuhn’s concept of a scientific paradigm, itself a not uncontroversial attempt to explain the social process…