Dr. Francisco (Paco) Guzmán works at the Language and Translation Technology (LATTE) group in Facebook’s Applied Machine Learning (AML) division. He works in the field of Machine Translation. His research has been published in top-tier NLP venues like ACL, EMNLP. He participated in several machine translation competitions, obtaining top rankings for Arabic-English and Spanish-English language pairs. He has made contributions to machine translation evaluation using discourse information, winning the WMT2014 metrics evaluation campaign. He obtained his PhD from the ITESM, in Mexico; and was a visiting scholar at the LTI-CMU from 2008-2009, and participated in DARPA’s GALE evaluation program. He was a post-doc and scientist at Qatar Computing Research Institute in Qatar in 2012-2016.

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Machine Translation and Natural Language Processing

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