McGowan MG102
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Monterey, CA 93940
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An Automatic EnglishSpanish Interpretation System for Healthcare
Mark Seligman, PhD, Founder and President, Spoken Translation, Inc.

Converser for Healthcare 4.0 is a speech-to-speech translation system designed to aid communication between healthcare staff and Spanish-speaking patients. The system, successfully pilot tested at Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco, emphasizes interactive verification, correction, and customization. Mark Seligman has been a researcher in the speech translation area since 1991. He’ll discuss technology and design factors, and answer questions about the history and future directions of the field, and about his own work history and plans.

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