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Nick Ruiz | Elance
 
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Nick Ruiz

PhD Student w/3+ yrs software dev exp. in USA
   United States

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Software developer and NLP researcher with strong critical thinking skills. Pursuing a PhD in Computer Science (Statistical Machine Translation).

Specialize in: Java, C#, VB, ASP.NET, Oracle PL/SQL, Python, Service-Oriented Design, Neural Networks

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Apr 10, 2012|Other IT & Programming|$0|Completed

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Dates: 01 September 2011 ? -
PhD Student - Statistical Machine Translation
Main activities and responsibilities Continuing research in statistical machine translation, focusing on language model and translation model adaptation for spoken language translation.
Fondazione Bruno Kessler
via Sommarive 18, 38050 Trento (Italy)
Type of business or sector: Research

Dates: 22 February 2011 - 30 August 2011
Occupation or position held: Intern - Statistical Machine Translation
Main activities and responsibilities: Worked on masters thesis on topic adaptation for machine translation and speech recognition.
Worked with HLT department on topic-based language model adaptation for speech translation and machine translation for the IWSLT 2011 shared task.
Fondazione Bruno Kessler
via Sommarive 18, 38050 Trento (Italy)
Type of business or sector: Research

Dates: 01 August 2010 - 01 March 2011
Occupation or position held: Research Assistant
Main activities and responsibilities: Co-developing a machine translation website called WikiTrans under the EuroMatrixPlus initiative to allow users to translate and post-edit Wikipedia articles.
DFKI GmbH
Stuhlsatzenhausweg 3, 66123 Saarbruecken (Germany)
Type of business or sector Research

Dates: 15 June 2006 - 08 August 2009
Occupation or position held: Integrator - Software Development
Main activities and responsibilities: Designing and developing ASP.NET web applications, web services, and back-end Oracle databases to support customer...

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Education

University of Bolzano
Masters of Science, Computer Science
2010 - 2012
University of Groningen
Masters of Arts, Linguistics
2009 - 2011
Houghton College
Bachelors of Science, Computer Science
2002 - 2006
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NLP
Machine Translation
Language Modeling
Machine Learning
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