The ICSI+ multilingual sentence segmentation with results for En-glish and Mandarin broadcast news automatic speech recognizer transcriptions represents a joint effort involving ICSI, SRI, and UT Dallas. Our approach is based on using hidden event language models for exploiting lexical information, and maximum entropy and boosting classifiers for exploiting… (More)
Reconstruction of scalp and forehead defects is a complex field with a broad variety of reconstructive options. The thought process and techniques used for reconstruction of scalp and forehead defects are the subject of this article.
A mandibular arteriovenous malformation (AVM) presented with massive molar socket bleeding and was emergently treated by tooth extraction and partial resection of the surrounding alveolar bone. To achieve hemostasis, the resultant cavity was filled with hydroxyapatite bone cement. Not only was hemostasis and alveolar reconstruction achieved, but follow-up… (More)
Modification of the lengthening temporalis myoplasty for reanimation of facial paralysis is presented. A patient experienced traumatic laceration of the left facial nerve resulting in left hemifacial paralysis. Multiple attempts at nerve repair were unsuccessful. For smile restoration, a Labbé procedure was performed. Because of inadequate length, the… (More)