ASRU 2013

Utilization of ASRU technology - present and future

Joseph Olive

This talk will discuss present and future applications of ASRU technologies. The talk will include analysis of the state of the art and will provide insights into future directions for research and applications.


Dr. Olive is a SETA consultant at DARPA. He has served as a program manager at DARPA for six and a half years. During that time he designed, advocated, acquired funding for and managed three programs involved in speech and language, Global Autonomous Language Exploitation (GALE), Multi-lingual Automated Document Classification, Analysis and Translation (MADCAT), and Robust Automatic Transcription of Speech (RATS). Before leaving DARPA, Dr. Olive developed and secured funding for a forth program involved in translation of the informal language genre (e-mail, messaging, conversations) and bilingual speech and text communication. Before joining DARPA, Dr. Olive has had more than thirty years of experience in research and development at Bell Laboratories and 19 years of experience in management. Dr. Olive graduated from the University of Chicago with a Doctor of Philosophy in Physics and a Master of Arts in music theory and composition.