Niraj Shrestha

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We propose a new approach to improving named entity recognition (NER) in broadcast news speech data. The approach proceeds in two key steps: (1) we detect block alignments between highly similar blocks of the speech data and corresponding written news data that are easily obtainable from the Web, (2) we employ term expansion techniques commonly used in(More)
Clinical improvements that follow antiretroviral therapy (ART) may lead to increase or resumption of high risk activities that could unintentionally result in HIV transmission. The objective was to investigate whether treatment status is a significant predictor of sexual risk behaviour (unprotected sex). A cross sectional study was conducted among 160(More)
We propose a new approach to improving named entity recognition (NER) in broadcast news speech data. The approach proceeds in two key steps: (1) we automatically detect document alignments between highly similar speech documents and corresponding written news stories that are easily obtainable from the Web; (2) we employ term expansion techniques commonly(More)
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