Affiliations: [a] Computer Science Department, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
| [b] Dipartimento di Informatica, Università di Torino, Italia
Corresponding author: Barbara Di Eugenio, Computer Science Department, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA. E-mail: [email protected].
Abstract: At the beginning of his career and for about ten years, Pietro Torasso made fundamental contributions to speech and language processing for Italian. This article describes those early contributions and includes some of the lessons, scientific and otherwise, that many of his students from thirty years ago still carry with them.
Keywords: Speech recognition, language processing, syntax, semantics