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Jeremy Kahn

  • PhD
  • Staff Scientist
  • Spark Cognition
  • 13PublicationsNumber of items in Jeremy's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 20Followers


Jeremy was born in Atlanta, and made his way counter-clockwise around the continental United States, picking up degrees and professions along the way: Providence, RI: AB Linguistics Ithaca, NY: speech synthesis technology, software engineering Redmond, WA: speech recognition technology, more software Seattle, WA: speech technology, machine learning, statistics, MA in computational linguistics San Francisco: research and data science, finished computational-linguistics PhD from Seattle. On finishing his PhD, he has moved back to his adopted home -- Seattle.

Recent publications

  • Parse decoration of the word sequence in the speech-to-text machine-translation pipeline

    • Kahn J
  • Using Weakly Supervised Learning to Improve Prosody Labeling

    • Wong D
    • Ostendorf M
    • Kahn J

Professional experience

Staff Scientist

Spark Cognition

February 2012 - Present

Senior Computational Linguist

Quid, Inc.

July 2011 - January 2012(6 months)

Research Linguist

SRI International

May 2011 - July 2011(2 months)

Director of Research


January 2011 - April 2011(3 months)

Computational Linguist


December 2009 - December 2010(a year)

Visiting Fellow, STAR lab

SRI International

June 2007 - December 2010(4 years)

Research Assistant

University of Washington, SSLI lab

June 2003 - December 2010(8 years)

Computational Linguist


June 2000 - May 2003(3 years)


Eloquent Technology

June 1998 - June 2000(2 years)


Ph.D., Linguistics

University of Washington

June 2005 - December 2010(6 years)

M.A., Linguistics

University of Washington

June 2003 - June 2005(2 years)

AB, Linguistics

Brown University

September 1993 - May 1997(4 years)


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