Graduate School and Research Center In communication systems

Bernard MERIALDO

Bernard MERIALDO
Bernard MERIALDO
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Biography

Education

  • 1975, he was admitted in the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris (S75)
  • 1979, he received a PhD in Computer Science from Paris 6 University for his work on Automated Theorem Proving
  • 1992, he was awarded the « Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches » from Paris 7 University for his research on probabilistic language modeling

Experience

  • In 1981, he joined the IBM France Scientific Center in Paris, where he led several research projects on Natural Language Processing and Speech Recognition using probabilistic models.
  • There he developed PARSYFAL, the first French very large vocabulary speech recognition system.
  • From 1988 to 1990, he was a Visiting Scientist in the IBM T.J Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. (USA)

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Distinctions

  • IBM Technical Achievement Award
  • IBM Innovation Award