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Jacob Kahn

Research Engineer

I am a Research Engineer at Facebook AI Research (FAIR) focusing on speech and language. I currently work on semi and unsupervised methods in speech recognition and parallel and distributed architectures and optimization methods for deep learning. I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s M&T Program where I received master’s and bachelor’s degrees in computer science and a bachelor’s degree in economics at The Wharton School, focusing on statistics and operations research.


Deep learning, structured prediction, speech recognition, natural language processing, representation learning

Latest Publications

Libri-light: A benchmark for ASR with limited or no supervision

Jacob Kahn, Morgan Rivière, Weiyi Zheng, Evgeny Kharitonov, Qiantong Xu, Pierre-Emmanuel Mazaré, Julien Karadayi, Vitaliy Liptchinsky, Ronan Collobert, Christian Fuegen, Tatiana Likhomanenko, Gabriel Synnaeve, Armand Joulin, Abdelrahman Mohamed, Emmanuel Dupoux

ICASSP - 2020