Bill Byrne

Bill is Professor of Information Engineering, a Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute, and an Amazon Scholar. He has been Head of Information Engineering in the University of Cambridge, and he was the founding Director of the Cambridge MPhil in Machine Learning and Machine Intelligence. His research is in the statistical modelling of speech and language with particular interests in machine translation, dialogue systems, probabilistic automata, and the ethics of AI in communications technology. His research has received funding from Google, Microsoft, IBM, Toyota, DARPA (USA), NSF (USA), EPSRC (UK), EC (FP7) and he has extensive experience in the commercialisation of language technology.