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Nava A Shaked
Brit Business Technologies Ltd (BBT)


Dr. Shaked is a world famous expert in AI applications, NLP (Natural Language Processing), as well as Call Centre optimization technologies.

Shaked held senior management positions with IBM and several other large IT organisations and has been involved in leading major projects in Israel and the US for more than 20 years.

Shaked holds a Ph.D. in AI from CUNY, New York where she currently a Visiting Professor and she is a member of the Engineering Faculty in HIT, Israel. In addition to sharing her knowledge and experience as a senior associated lecturer at worldwide professional conferences as well as in writing professional articles and academic papers for magazines and academic publications. Shaked consults in both technological and business aspects, as well as providing hands on assistance for project development, technology and integration assessment for leading service providers in Israel, US and Europe.




Conference Sessions By Dr. Nava A Shaked
SpeechTEK 2016

SpeechTEK 2014
Thursday, August 21, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. STKU-4: Testing Methodology Best Practices for Speech Applications

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. SD303: Challenges for Multimodal User Interfaces

SpeechTEK 2013
Thursday, August 22, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. STKU-4: Speech Testing Methodologies and Best Practices

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. A202: PANEL: The Business Value of Digital Personal Assistants

Wednesday, August 21, 2013
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. B304: PANEL: The State of the Art in Voice Interaction Design

SpeechTEK 2012
Monday, August 13, 2012
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. C102: PANEL: The Smartphone Customer Experience
1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. A103: Balancing Business and Design Concerns

SpeechTEK Europe 2011

Wednesday, 25 May 2011
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. B102: Getting to grips with speech application development languages

Thursday, 26 May 2011
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. A202: Multichannel strategies
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. B204: Innovative applications for advanced speech technology

SpeechTEK Europe 2010

Thursday, 27 May 2010
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. B201: Testing and Tuning
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. B204: Cutting Edge Advances in Speech Technology

Wednesday, 26 May 2010
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. B104: Developing Multilingual Applications

SpeechTEK 2009
Wednesday, August 26 2009
8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. SD301: How to Approach a Multilingual System Design

SpeechTEK 2008
Monday, August 18
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. C106: Virtualization and Intelligent Integration
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. A102: Planning for Speech

Wednesday, August 20
8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Discussion 6: Speech Development Teams

SpeechTek 2007
Monday, August 20
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. D104: Speech Enables Self-Service

Articles By Dr. Nava A Shaked

Speech Science in the Era of Big Data

Classical databases for speech are expensive and may lack diversity. But there's a solution: the Internet
Posted 07 Aug 2015 - Fall 2015 Issue Issue - by Nava Shaked

The Role of Speech Analytics in VUI

Uncovering customer needs adds value to interactions.
Posted 12 Aug 2013 - Fall 2013 Issue - by Nava Shaked

Oh the Places You'll Go

Speech complements fusion, multimodality, and personalization.
Posted 01 Nov 2011 - November/December 2011 Issue - by Nava Shaked

Avatars Meet the Challenge

A SpeechTEK Europe session showed the appeal of the technology.

One System, Many Languages

Make sure complexity and costs don't stop projects.
Posted 27 Aug 2009 - September 2009 Issue - by Nava Shaked

Focus Groups Can Optimize Speech Applications

In designing a voice user interface, actual customers can best express the preferences of the customers.
Posted 01 Nov 2007 - November/December 2007 Issue - by Nava Shaked
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