Prof. M.A. Larson (Martha)

Professor - Data Science
Professor - Centre for Language Studies
Professor - Department of Language and Communication

Prof. M.A. Larson (Martha)
Visiting address

Toernooiveld 212
Internal postal code: 47

Postal address

Postbus 9010

My research focuses on search engines and systems for retrieval and recommendation that provide users with intelligent access to multimedia content. My expertise lies in speech and language technologies and how meaning is expressed and interpreted by humans. Much of my research has concentrated on methods for automatically structuring audio and for indexing audio using speech recognition techniques. Recently, my work has focused increasingly on multimedia in social networks and on human computation, including crowdsourcing.

Martha Larson looks at how large amounts of data can be explained, for example, by using smarter transcription to index, interpret and search audio more effectively. She also investigates how multimedia in social networks can be anonymised by users.