Steven Bird has moved to Charles Darwin University. He was formerly Associate Professor in Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne.
His research concerns linguistic data management through the full life cycle from collection and annotation to preservation and access. With colleagues and students, he has been developing scalable methods for working with under-resourced languages in indigenous communities, most recently with the Bininj people in West Arnhem. His career began with a BSc and MSc in computer science at Melbourne University, followed by a PhD in computational linguistics from Edinburgh University, completed in 1990. Since then he has worked at the Universities of Edinburgh, Pennsylvania, and Melbourne, and conducted fieldwork in Australia, Cameroon, Papua New Guinea, and Brazil.
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Evaluation Phonemic Transcription of Low-Resource Tonal Languages for Language Documentation
Oliver Adams, Trevor Cohn, Graham Neubig, Hilaria Cruz, Steven Bird, Alexis Michaud
Conference Proceedings | 2019 | LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation
Transcribing speech is an important part of language documentation, yet speech recognition technology has not been widely harnesse..
An Attentional Model for Speech Translation Without Transcription
L Duong, A Anastasopoulos, D Chiang, S Bird, T Cohn
Conference Proceedings | 2016 | 2016 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, NAACL HLT 2016 - Proceedings of the Conference
Low Resource Dependency Parsing: Cross-lingual Parameter Sharing in a Neural Network Parser
L Duong, T COHN, S Bird, P Cook
Conference Proceedings | 2015 | ACL-IJCNLP 2015 - 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 7th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference
Erratum: Effects of distributed practice on the acquisition of second language English syntax (Applied Psycholinguistics (2010) 31 (635-650) DOI: 10.1017/S0142716410000172)
Journal article | 2011 | Applied Psycholinguistics
There were eight occurrences of an incorrect spelling of the adjectival term language-learning as language-leaning in the original..
The Big Australian Speech Corpus (The Big ASC)
M Wagner, D Tran, R Togneri, P Rose, D Powers, M Onslow, DEL Loakes, T Lewis, T Kuratate, Y Kinoshita, N Kemp, S Ishihara, J Ingram, JTH Hajek, DBG Grayden, R Gocke, JF Fletcher, D Estival, J Epps, R Dale, et al.
Conference Proceedings | 2010 | Proceedings of the 13th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology 2010
A Blueprint for a Comprehensive Australian English Auditory-Visual Speech Corpus
D Burnham, E Ambikairajah, J Arciuli, M Bennamoun, CT Best, S BIRD, AR Butcher, S Cassidy, G Chetty, FM Cox, A Cutler, R Dale, JR Epps, J FLETCHER, R Goecke, D GRAYDEN, J HAJEK, JC Ingram, S Ishihara, N Kemp, et al.
Conference Proceedings | 2009 | Selected Proceedings of the 2008 HCSNet Workshop on Designing the Australian National Corpus: Mustering Languages
The ACL Anthology Reference Corpus: A Reference Dataset for Bibliographic Research in Computational Linguistics
Steven Bird, Robert Dale, Bonnie J Dorr, Bryan Gibson, Mark T Joseph, Min-Yen Kan, Dongwon Lee, Brett Powley, Dragomir R Radev, Yee Fan Tan
Conference Proceedings | 2008 | Proceedings of the Sixth International Language Resources and Evaluation Conference
The effect of bimodal input on implicit and explicit memory: An investigation into the benefits of within-language subtitling
SA Bird, JN Williams
Journal article | 2002 | Applied Psycholinguistics
Two experiments examined the effect of single-modality (sound or text) and bimodal (sound and text) presentation on word learning,..
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Computing And Information Systems
Member Of The Association For Computational Linguistics
Association for Computational Linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (Computational Linguistics)
The University of Edinburgh
Master of Science (Computer Science)
University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Mathematics and Computer Science)
University of Melbourne
Associate of Music Australia
Victorian College of the Arts