Photos – B. JUANG – Georgia Tech An aerial view of Bell Labs Murray Hill where I spent almost twenty years. Pretty much my group in 2001 at Bell Labs Murray Hill; I am very proud of the association. Back: me, Yair Shoham, Carl-Erik Sundberg, Bob Kubli, Jim West, Dennis Morgan, Michael Gatlin, Jens Meyer, Peter Kroon, Eric Diethorn, Middle: An-Thor, Chris Faller, Arden Huang, Tomas Gaensler, Jiashu Chen Front: Sean Ramprashad, Gerald Schuller, Oded Ghitza, Frank Baumgart, Jacob Benesty, Gary Elko. Not present: Joe Hall, Mohan Sondhi, Jingdong Chen, Huiling Lou, Kathie Shipley, Mike Brown, Jakub Segan, Michael Potmesil, Kicha Ganapathy Speech at closing of ICSLP 2000, title: Spoken Language Processing Research at the Turn of the Century A group photo at Larry Rabiner’s retirement dinner (February 2002) Front: Jont Allen, Aaron Rosenberg, David Berkely, Jim Flanagan, Larry Rabiner, Rich Cox, Kathie Shipley, Bishnu Atal, Fred Juang Mid-row: Yair Shoham, Frank Soong, Oded Ghitza, Mohan Sondhi, Juergen Schroeter, Jim West, Peter Kroon, Joe Hall Back: Carl-Eric Sundberg, Gary Elko, Jim Johnston, Jay Wilpon Larry Rabiner, me, Mohan Sondhi, and Steve Levinson worked on hidden Markov models closely in the early 80s; picture taken in Larry’s office in 1992 and displayed at Bell Labs lobby in Murray Hill Larry and Suzanne Rabiner, Mildred Flanagan, Prof. & Mrs. Itakura, Jim Flanagan, Dr & Mrs. Frank Soong, Tomoko Matsui, me. Lunch after Prof. Itakura visited Avaya Labs in Basking Ridge; Mohan Sondhi, Wu Chou, Jim West, me, Fumitada Itakura, Frank Soong Frank Soong, Bishnu Atal, Aaron Rosenberg, Larry Rabiner, Nikil Jayant and me at the Grand Hotel in 1986; we just did a very well attended seminar on speech Wu Chou and me after farewell luncheon in 2002 before I joined Georgia Tech.