Bruce A. Lund

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This paper reports results obtained in benchmark tests conducted within the ARPA Spoken Language program in November and December of 1993. In addition to ARPA contractors, participants included a number of %olunteers", including foreign participants from Canada, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom. The body of the paper is limited to an outline of the(More)
This paper describes the 1998 TREC-7 Spoken Document Retrieval (SDR) Track which implemented an evaluation of retrieval of broadcast news excerpts using a combination of automatic speech recognition and information retrieval technologies. The motivations behind the SDR Track and background regarding its development and implementation are discussed. The SDR(More)
In other presentations, the authors have provided macros that efficiently compute univariate statistics for hundreds of variables at a time. The classic example is when a modeler must fit a binary model (two-valued target) and has available hundreds of potential numeric predictors. Such situations may occur when third-party data sets are added to in-house(More)
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