<img style="float: right" src="./pablo.jpg"> [Group Page](http://habla.dc.uba.ar/english.html) | [Lab Page](http://liaa.dc.uba.ar) | [Versión en Español](spanish.html) # Pablo Brusco * PHD Student (4rd year) * Computer Science Department, Exact and Natural Sciences School, University of Buenos Aires ## Contact Information Departamento de Computación, FCEyN, Universidad de Buenos Aires. Pabellón I, Ciudad Universitaria. (C1428EGA) Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA Email: first letter of my name followed by my last name, at dc.uba.ar (pbr…@dc.uba.ar) ## Education * Currently pursuing the third year of my PhD in Computer Science at the <br/> University of Buenos Aires. * Computer Science Major <br/> Licenciatura in Computer Science at the University of Buenos Aires (June 2014). <br/> Roughly equivalent to a B.S. + M.S. in C.S. <br/> Degree Thesis: *Keyword spotting in languages without previous training data.* <br/> Advisors: [Luciana Ferrer](http://habla.dc.uba.ar/lferrer) and [Agustín Gravano](http://habla.dc.uba.ar/gravano). ## Interests * **Machine learning** * Spoken Language processing and Dialog systems * Dimensionality reduction techniques * Machine learning on Speech * Machine learning on Electroencephalography * Topic modeling * Programming Languages Paradigms (theory and practice) * Teaching <!-- <details> <summary style="font-size:30px">Interests</summary> <br> <ul> <li> **Machine learning** <li> Spoken Language processing and Dialog systems <li> Machine learning on Electroencephalography <li> Dimensionality reduction techniques <li> Topic modeling <li> Programming Languages Paradigms (theory and practice) <li> Teaching </ul> </details> --> ## Research <!-- * [Google Scholar](https://scholar.google.com.ar/citations?user=OucNeLgAAAAJ) --> ### Refereed Publications * **Pablo Brusco**, Juan Manuel Pérez, Agustín Gravano. ``Cross-linguistic study of the production of turn-taking cues in American English and Argentine Spanish". Interspeech 2017, presented in Stockholm, Sweden in August 2017 * Agustín Gravano, **Pablo Brusco**, Stefan Benus, ``Who do you think will speak next? Perception of turn-taking cues in Slovak and Argentine Spanish'', Interspeech 2016, San Francisco, CA. September 2016 * Edgar Altszyler, **Pablo Brusco**, ``Análisis de la dinámica del contenido semántico", Jornadas Argentinas de Informática (JAIIO), 16th Argentine Symposium on Artificial Intelligence (ASAI 2015), Rosario, Argentina. September 2015. * **Pablo Brusco**, Luciana Ferrer, Agustín Gravano, ``Detección de palabras claves en lenguajes sin datos de entrenamiento'', Argentine Congress on Computer Sciences (CACIC 2014). Universidad Nacional de la Matanza, Buenos Aires, Argentina. July 2014. ### Research Group * Member of the [Applied Artificial Intelligence Lab](http://liaa.dc.uba.ar/) *June 2014 - Present* * Collaborator in **``Neurophysiological correlates of interaction between humans''**. We are currenly investigating the neurophysiological correlates of coordination between humans during dialogue. Advisors: Agustín Gravano and Juan Kamienkowski. * Collaborator in **``Cross-linguistic study of prosodic cues in English, Spanish and Slovak''**. Advisors: Agustín Gravano and Stefan Benus. ### Talks - [Cross-linguistic study of prosodic cues in English, Spanish and Slovak](interspeech_2017.pdf) (Interspeech 2017) - [Machine Learning ¿El fin de la programación?](charla_ml_pbrusco.pdf) (UNGS, Spanish) - [Variable Importance under correlation in Random Forest](charla_variable_importance.pdf) (LIAA) ### SRI International Internship - STAR Lab - United States *Sept 2016 -- Dec 2016* Internship at the Speech Technology & Research Laboratory (STAR lab) of SRI International as a Student Associate. We developed state of the art tools applied to Acoustics Events recognition using Machine Learning techniques. ## Academic Experience #### At the [Department of Computer Science](http://dc.uba.ar/), School of Exact and Natural Sciences, University of Buenos Aires. ##### 5 semesters as **Head of TAs** - *2018-1*, *2017-2*L: Algorithms and Data Structures I - *2017-1*: Algebra I. - *2016-1, 2014-2*: Programming Languages Paradigms. ##### 6 semesters as **First-Class Teaching Assistant** - *2015-2, 2015-summer, 2014-2, 2013-2*: Algebra I. - *2015-1, 2014-1*: Programming Languages Paradigms. ##### 7 semesters as **Teaching Assistant** - *2013-2, 2013-1, 2012-2, 2012-1*: Programming Languages Paradigms. - *2011-2*: Numerical Methods - *2011-2, 2011-1*: Algorithms and Data Structures I ### Student Supervision #### Degree Thesis Advisor * Alejandro Daniel Masseroli (399/09). ``Extracción de información de películas a través de subtítulos utilizando atributos sintácticos y semánticos en español''. Dec 2016. * Gabriel Defagot (275/11). ``Extracción de tópicos acústicos utilizando Latent Dirichlet Allocation''. In progress. * Martín Caravario. ``Clasificación de señales de EEG utilizando técnicas de machine learning''. In progress. **Advisor** (co-advisor: Laura Kaczer) * Gabriel Defagot (275/11). ``Generación de vocabularios y extracción de tópicos para la detección de escenas acústicas mediante T-SNE y LDA''. Mar 2018, **Advisor** (co-advisor: Pablo Riera) * Alejandro Daniel Masseroli (399/09). ``Extracción de información de películas a través de subtítulos utilizando atributos sintácticos y semánticos en español'', **Advisor** (co-advisor: Edgar Altszyler)