What is a Cryptologic Linguist Analyst?

OVERVIEW A cryptologic linguist is primarily responsible for identifying foreign communications using signals equipment. Their role is crucial as the nation’s defense depends largely on information that comes from foreign languages. JOB DUTIES Identifying and analyzing foreign communications Recognize changes in transmission modes and tip the appropriate authority Provide translation expertise to analysts Provide transcriptions… Read More What is a Cryptologic Linguist Analyst?

Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) Speech

Speech recognition (also referred to as voice recognition) is a process by which the elements of spoken language can be recognized and analyzed, and the linguistic message it contains transposed into a meaningful form so that a machine can respond correctly to spoken commands. Voice recognition is distinct from voice identification, which is the capability… Read More Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) Speech

Military and Government Applications of Human-Machine Communication by Voice

* Clifford J. Weinstein SUMMARY This paper describes a range of opportunities for military and government applications of human-machine communication by voice, based on visits and contacts with numerous user organizations in the United States. The applications include some that appear to be feasible by careful integration of current state-of-the-art technology and others that will… Read More Military and Government Applications of Human-Machine Communication by Voice

Data Mining of Telecom Metadata is “More Dangerous than Intercepting Conversations”

News Monitors – He said today: “The newly public National Security Agency records about PRISM and similar operations demonstrate that metadata about electronic communication is actually more dangerous to democracy than intercepting conversations. That is because the NSA’s analysis of this information is based on mathematical formulas that use guilt by association to construct imaginary… Read More Data Mining of Telecom Metadata is “More Dangerous than Intercepting Conversations”

News Monitors in collaboration with Rosette now includes More Languages, Higher Accuracy, and Deep Neural Nets

In collaboration with Rosette, we are now delivering a new language for name matching, translation, and deduplication: Thai. We’ve also added a new deep neural network model for sentiment analysis, entity extraction offsets, salience scores for topic extraction, and more. Name Matching The /name-similarity, /name-translation, and /name-deduplication endpoints all now support Thai names written in… Read More News Monitors in collaboration with Rosette now includes More Languages, Higher Accuracy, and Deep Neural Nets

Know Identity Conference panelists explore the future of identity verification and digital trustworthiness

March 26-28, five identity experts will discuss the state of identity technology in a panel moderated by Basis Technology at the Know Identity Conference in Washington, D.C.. This blog post is the third in a  series to preview that conversation. Missed our previous posts? Learn more about the panelists and the current state of identity technology, then come back to… Read More Know Identity Conference panelists explore the future of identity verification and digital trustworthiness

News Monitors blog: The Future of Space Exploration Technology

For almost 20 years, humans have maintained a continuous presence beyond Earth. The International Space Station has provided a habitat where humans can live and work for extended periods of time. Yet, despite having established a permanent base for life in space, terra firma is always in reach—within 254 miles, to be exact. If a… Read More News Monitors blog: The Future of Space Exploration Technology

Defending Data

We’ve got information coming out our ears — and our phones and social accounts — and ASU researchers are working to protect it In today’s fast-moving, high-tech world, we leave digital footprints nearly everywhere we go, our sensitive personal information is under attack from those who want to track our habits or steal our identities,… Read More Defending Data