Carnegie Mellon, Qatar computing research presents arabic Speech Recognition by end-to-end, modular systems and human

Recent advances in automatic speech recognition (ASR) have achieved accuracy levels comparable to human transcribers, which led researchers to debate if the machine has reached human performance. Previous work focused on the English language and modular hidden Markov model-deep neural network (HMM-DNN) systems. In this paper, we perform a comprehensive benchmarking for end-to-end transformer ASR, modular HMM-DNN ASR, and human speech recognition (HSR) on the Arabic language and its dialects.

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Kimera: from SLAM to Spatial Perception with 3D Dynamic Scene Graphs

Humans are able to form a complex mental model of the environment they move in. This mental model captures geometric and semantic aspects of the scene, describes the environment at multiple levels of abstractions (e.g., objects, rooms, buildings), includes static and dynamic entities and their relations (e.g., a person is in a room at a given time).

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Self-Supervised Multi-Channel Hypergraph Convolutional Network for Social Recommendation

Social relations are often used to improve recommendation quality when user-item interaction data is sparse in recommender systems. Most existing social recommendation models exploit pairwise relations to mine potential user preferences. However, real-life interactions among users are very complicated and user relations can be high-order. Hypergraph provides a natural way to model complex high-order relations, while its potentials for improving social recommendation are under-explored.

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