Gaurav Kumar

226 Hackerman Hall
Center for Language and Speech Processing
Johns Hopkins University



I am a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University. I am a Research Assistant affiliated with the Center for Language and Speech Processing and advised by Dr. Sanjeev Khudanpur and Dr. Philipp Koehn. My main research interests are speech recognition, machine translation, natural language processing and machine learning.


A Coarse-Grained Model for Optimal Coupling of ASR and SMT Systems for Speech Translation (EMNLP, 2015) | Gaurav Kumar, Graeme Blackwood, Jan Trmal, Daniel Povey and Sanjeev Khudanpur

Joshua 6: A phrase-based and hierarchical statistical machine translation system (Prague Bulletin of Mathematical Linguistics, 2015) | Matt Post and Yuan Cao and Gaurav Kumar

Translations of the CALLHOME Egyptian Arabic Corpus for Conversational Speech Translation (IWSLT, 2014) | Gaurav Kumar, Yuan Cao, Ryan Cotterell, Chris Callison-Burch, Daniel Povey and Sanjeev Khudanpur

Some Insights from Translating Conversational Telephone Speech (ICASSP, 2014) | Gaurav Kumar, Matt Post, Daniel Povey and Sanjeev Khudanpur

Improved Speech-to-Text Translation with the Fisher and Callhome Spanish--English Speech Translation Corpus (IWSLT, 2013) | Matt Post, Gaurav Kumar, Adam Lopez, Damianos Karakos, Chris Callison-Burch and Sanjeev Khudanpur


Automatic Text Message based Vaccination Reminders to Improve Compliance (Southern Society for Pediatric Research, 2015) | Akshay Sharma, Anil P. George, Parvathi Nataraj, Katherine E. Wimberly, Gaurav Kumar, Kimberly Northrip

Learning about transitions: Adaptive Controls for the Molecular Dynamics Database (58th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, 2014) | Sarana Nutanong, Yanif Ahmad, I-Jeng Wang, Jeliazko Jeliazkov, Gaurav Kumar and Thomas B. Woolf

Non-Academic activities