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IARPA Awards 4 Language Processing Software R&D Contracts

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has awarded separate contracts to Raytheon‘s BBN Technologies business, Johns Hopkins University, Columbia University and University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute to develop language processing software platforms. All five awardees will aim to produce systems designed to identify and comprehend media documents written in foreign languages …

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IARPA Seeks Methods to Collect Low-Resource Speech, Text Content

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has asked industry to propose methods to find speech and text content in low-resource languages relevant to domain-contextualized English queries. IARPA said Thursday in a FedBizOpps notice the Machine Translation for English Retrieval of Information in Any Language program seeks an end-to-end system that can support monolingual triage of multilingual …

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IARPA to Host Data Retrieval Tech Proposers Day

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity will hold a proposers’ day conference on Sept. 27 in Washington to brief interested organizations on a multilingual data collection system development program. IARPA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Aug. 1 it will discuss the objectives of the agency’s Machine Translation for English Retrieval of Information in …

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