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Clifford J. Weinstein leads the Information Systems Technology Group at Lincoln Laboratories, managing research programs in speech technology, machine translation, and information assurance. He received S.B., S.M., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from MIT, joining Lincoln Laboratory as a graduate student in 1967. He became the Leader of the Speech Systems Technology Group (now Information Systems Technology Group) in 1979. In this capacity, he has conducted research and published results in a broad range of areas, including speech recognition, speech coding, machine translation, speech enhancement, packet speech communications, information system assurance and survivability, integrated voice/data communication networks, digital signal processing, and radar signal processing. He has served as technical specialist to the NATO Speech Research Group (RSG10, now IST-01) and as chairman of the coordinating committee for the DARPA Spoken Language Systems Program (1989-1994), and as a member of the DARPA Information Sciences and Technology (ISAT) Panel. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and past board member of the IEEE Signal Processing Society.

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An interview was conducted with Dr. Weinstein at MIT on July 26, 2005, by Dr. Janet Baker. The text of this interview has not yet been transcribed, but a brief excerpt of the recorded interview is available.

Brief excerpt of recorded interview.

History of Speech and Language Technology Project, Saras Institute / c/o Janet Baker, 173 Highland Street, West Newton, MA 02465 USA

Email: <Janet_Baker AT email DOT com>