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Hey, Siri…

August 29, 2018

Hey, Siri…

What CMU Linguistics Major Leads Your Language Understanding Team?

By Stefanie Johndrow

Behind every Apple user’s favorite virtual assistant is a Carnegie Mellon University alumna. Enrica Rosato (DC ’13), who graduated from the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences with a degree in linguistics, took a job with the tech company in February as the Siri Natural Language Annotation Project Lead.

At Apple, Rosato uses her linguistics background to plan and organize the projects that collect human annotation data, which helps train models to understand natural language.

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