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Jeffrey A. Bilmes

  • Professor

Appointments

Professor, Electrical Engineering
Adjunct Professor, Computer Science and Engineering
Adjunct Professor, Linguistics

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Representative Publications

  • B. W. Dolhansky, J. A. Bilmes, "Deep Submodular Functions: Definitions and Learning," Proc. NIPS 2016.
  • K. Kirchhoff and J. Bilmes, "Submodularity for Data Selection in Statistical Machine Translation", Proceedings of EMNLP, 2014, pp. 131-141
Jeffrey A. Bilmes Headshot

Associated Labs

Research Areas

Education

  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, 1999
    University of California Berkeley
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, 1993
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, 1989
    University of California Berkeley