Stephen Taylor

I retired at the end of May from Fitchburg State University. For the 2017-2018 academic year I am working as a researcher in the Natural Language Processing Team at The University of West Bohemia in Plzeƈ, the fourth-largest city in the Czech Republic.

Contact Points

I share an office on the third floor of the Faculty of Applied Sciences
My email is
My postal address is 13 Dobrovskeho, Plzen 301 00, Czech Republic
You can leave me a voicemail at 1(508)867-9288.
My cell phone is +420-607-146-457, where the +420 is the country code for the Czech Republic -- if you are calling from Massachusetts, you'd dial 11 instead of the plus sign. If you are calling from the US, remember the time difference.

Some schedules from past terms

Spring 17 Fall 16 Spring 16 Fall 15 Spring 15 Fall 14 Summer 14 Spring 14 Fall 13

Spoken Arabic in Damascus

The 2009-2010 academic year, I was on sabbatical in Damascus, Syria, studying the dialect of Arabic spoken there. I collected a few recordings and wrote some programs to work with them. Take a look at my summary.

High School Programming Contest

The Spring 2017 Fitchburg State High School Programming Contest was held May 5, 2017

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