Mauro Cettolo

  • Machine Translation
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning

Mauro Cettolo is a Senior Research Scientist at FBK – Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Italy. He joined FBK as a researcher in 1992. Since 2004, his main research interest has been statistical and neural machine translation. Previous research activities regarded the efficient organization of the search space for large vocabulary, continuous speech recognition; the automatic segmentation, classification and clustering of audio broadcast news; and the automatic transcription of spontaneous lecture speech. He co-authored more than 100 scientific publications, including a patent, and has served as a reviewer for international journals, conferences and workshops; since June 2020, he acts as an Action Editor for the Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (TACL), journal for which he was a standing reviewer for the previous five years. He co-organized the MT tasks in IWSLT evaluation campaigns 2011 to 2017 and DiscoMT shared tasks 2015 to 2017; he was the local organization chair of EAMT 2012 and of IWSLT 2007, co-organized LaDaKT 2012, co-chaired the scientific program of AISV 2006 and chaired the shared tasks of OpenLab 2006. He taught computer science modules as a consulting professor at Universities of Verona and Trento from 1997 to 2004 and led FBK research teams involved in both EU funded projects (EuroMatrixPlus, Presto) and industrial contracts (Aineva, ProtoRai). Mauro Cettolo obtained the National Scientific Qualification (Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale) in 2018 for Associate Professor in the academic field “Information processing systems” (Sistemi di elaborazione delle informazioni). He spent two years (April 2018 – March 2020) in PerVoice SpA, a company developing and marketing speech recognition technologies, for enriching its products with machine translation and spoken language translation capabilities.