ACL 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony and Speech
|Presenters:||Lauri Karttunen, Mark Steedman (chair), Eva Hajicova|
|Venue:||ACL 2007 in Prague|
|Date:||June 26, 2007|
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The Association for Computational Linguistics gives each year at its Annual Meeting a “Lifetime Achievement Award.” The 2007 award was given to Lauri Karttunen. At 65, Lauri Karttunen is the youngest recipient of this award so far. The first recipient of the “ACL Lifetime Achievement Award” was Aravind Joshi from the University of Pennsylvania in 2000. The past winners include Lauri Karttunen’s ex-colleague from PARC, Martin Kay, who won the award in 2005.
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