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Jacob Kahn

Research Engineer

I am a research engineer at Facebook AI Research (FAIR) focusing on speech and language. I currently work on semi and unsupervised methods in speech recognition and parallel and distributed architectures and optimization methods for deep learning. I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s M&T Program where I received master’s and bachelor’s degrees in computer science and a bachelor’s degree in economics at The Wharton School, focusing on statistics and operations research.

Interests

Deep learning, structured prediction, speech recognition, natural language processing, representation learning

Latest Publications

Libri-light: A benchmark for ASR with limited or no supervision

Jacob Kahn, Morgan Rivière, Weiyi Zheng, Evgeny Kharitonov, Qiantong Xu, Pierre-Emmanuel Mazaré, Julien Karadayi, Vitaliy Liptchinsky, Ronan Collobert, Christian Fuegen, Tatiana Likhomanenko, Gabriel Synnaeve, Armand Joulin, Abdelrahman Mohamed, Emmanuel Dupoux

ICASSP - May 4, 2020

Self-Training for End-to-End Speech Recognition

Jacob Kahn, Ann Lee, Awni Hannun

ICASSP - April 24, 2020

Scaling up online speech recognition using ConvNets

Vineel Pratap, Qiantong Xu, Jacob Kahn, Gilad Avidov, Tatiana Likhomanenko, Awni Hannun, Vitaliy Liptchinsky, Gabriel Synnaeve, Ronan Collobert

arXiv - January 13, 2020