Shyamsundar Jayaraman
5539 Covode Street
Pittsburgh PA 15217
shyamj AT cs DOT cmu DOT edu

Education Carnegie Mellon University Language Technologies Institute, School of Computer Science, Pittsburgh, PA
Masters of Language Technologies, Candidate May 2005
Major: Language Technologies

Georgia Institute of Technology College Of Computing, Atlanta, GA
Bachelor of Science, May 2003
Major: Computer Science, Specialization: Operating Systems and Compilers
Research and Work Experience Graduate Research Assistant (November 2003 - Present )
Language Technologies Institute, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Conducted Research and build system to combine translation outputs of many different machine translation systems. Paper submitted to European Association Machine Translation Conference in Budapest May 30-31.
  • Ran Experiments for the METEOR machine translation evaluation metric
Graduate Research Assistant (October 2004 - December 2004)
Computer Science Department, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Investigated a programming paradigm for making a large number of connected robots move together as part of the Claytronics Project

Programmer (June 2003 - May 2003)
Mckesson HBOC, Atlanta, GA
  • Developed a CRM that would keep data synchronized across all users, without being constantly connected to the internet
  • VP of Mckesson oversaw the project

Programmer (June 1999- May 1999, June 2000- May 2000)
Per-se Technologies, Atlanta, GA
  • Developed Reports from SQLServer 7 with Crystal Reports
  • Developed Web page infrastructure for Database Reports
Undergraduate Research Assistant (June 2001 - May 2003)
College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga
  • Conducted Research and built a build management system similar to Make for the Scheme Shell (Working Demo at
  • Programmed a LALR parser generator to show the speed boost of using multi-return lambda calculus
Publications: Lavie, A., K. Sagae and S. Jayaraman. "The Significance of Recall in Automatic Metrics for MT Evaluation". In Proceedings of the 6th Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA-2004), Washington, DC, September 2004.
Related Courses:
At Carnegie Mellon: (Relating to Language Technologies)
Machine Translation (Spring 2005)
Natural Language Processing
Software Engineering for Information Technology
Language and Statistics
Informational Retrieval
Machine Learning
Grammars and Lexicon
At Georgia Institute of Technology: (Relating to Computer Science)
Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming
Objects and Design
Theory and Algorithms
Language and Translations
Constructing Proofs
Systems and Networks
Compilers and Intrepreters
Operating Systems Design
Processor Design
Special Topics in Language Semantics
Languages: C, C++, Java, Pascal, Perl, LISP, Scheme, ASP, Visual Basic, Python, Ruby, JSP, SmallTalk, MIPS ASM, Matlab, SQL, UML