Jacob Kahn

Jacob is a Research Engineer at Facebook AI Research (FAIR), focusing on speech and language. He works on speech recognition methods, parallel and distributed architectures and optimization for deep learning. Jacob holds M.S. and B.S. degrees in computer science from the University of Pennsylvania’s Management & Technology program, and a B.S. in economics from UPenn's Wharton School, where he focused on statistics and operations research.

Jacob's Publications

April 07, 2020

RESEARCH

NLP

Scaling up online speech recognition using ConvNets

We design an online end-to-end speech recognition system based on Time-Depth Separable (TDS) convolutions and Connectionist Temporal Classification (CTC). The system has almost three times the throughput of a well tuned hybrid ASR baseline…

Vineel Pratap, Qiantong Xu, Jacob Kahn, Gilad Avidov, Tatiana Likhomanenko, Awni Hannun, Vitaliy Liptchinsky, Gabriel Synnaeve, Ronan Collobert,

April 07, 2020