Eric Fosler-Lussier

Eric Fosler-Lussier

Eric Fosler-Lussier

Professor, Computer Science and Engineering; Courtesy Professor, Linguistics

614 292-4890

395 Dreese Laboratory
2015 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH

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  • 2010 - : Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, OSU
  • 2010 - : Courtesy Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, OSU
  • 2003 - 2010: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, OSU
  • 2004 - 2010: Courtesy Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, OSU
  • 2003 - present: Member, Center for Cognitive Science, OSU
  • 2003: Visiting Research Scientist, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University
  • 2000-2002: Member of Technical Staff, Bell Labs Research, Lucent Technologies
  • 1999-2000: Postdoctoral Researcher, International Computer Science Institute
  • 1994-1999: Graduate Student Researcher, U.C. Berkeley and International Computer Science Institute

Research Interests:

  • Novel statistical methods for speech recognition
  • Prediction of errors in ASR systems
  • Discriminative language models
  • Statistical investigations of linguistic phenomena in large corpora
  • Spoken dialogue system design; spoken human-computer interface issues
  • Natural language generation for spoken dialogue systems
  • Information extraction from electronic medical records
  • Multi-stream large-vocabulary decoding
  • Spoken information retrieval

I also have interests in natural language processing, ASR language modeling, and computational linguistics (particularly computational phonology).

Professional Activities:

  • Program co-chair, North American Association for Computational Linguistics Annual Meeting - Human Language Technologies Conference (NAACL HLT), 2012.
  • Executive Committee, Center for Cognitive Science, The Ohio State University, 2011-present.
  • Associate Editor, ACM Transactions on Speech and Language Processing, 2011-2013
  • Finance chair, IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop (ASRU 2011)
  • Member of IEEE SPS Speech and Language Technical Committee, 2006-2008, 2011-2013.
  • Panels co-chair, IEEE Spoken Language Technology Workshop (SLT 2010)
  • Publication chair, 2010 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing
  • ACL Archivist, 2006-2010
  • Executive committee, ACL Special Interest Group in Computational Morphonology and Phonology (SIGMORPHON), 2006-2007
  • Publicity chair, IEEE/ACL Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, 2006.
  • Student Workshop Faculty Co-advisor, HLT/NAACL Conference, 2004.
  • Publicity chair, IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding, 2003.
  • Co-organizer, ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Pronunciation Modeling and Lexicon Adaptation for Spoken Language Technology, 2002.
  • Reviewer/program committee, Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Int'l Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding, IEEE/ACL Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, Interspeech, Human Language Technologies conference, Neural Information Processing Systems.
  • Reviewer for the journals Speech Communication; Computer, Speech and Language; Compuational Linguistics; IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing; IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics; Machine Learning Journal; Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.