Curriculum vitae

CV
Résumé

Dylan Freedman

(831) 747-4162
freedmand@gmail.com | dfreed@stanford.edu

Education

Stanford University
M.A., Journalism
Expected to graduate June 2018

Harvard University
B.A., Computer Science and Music
Graduated May 2015

Select publications

Jort F. Gemmeke, Daniel P. W. Ellis, Dylan Freedman, Aren Jansen, Wade Lawrence, R. Channing Moore, Manoj Plakal, Marvin Ritter
Audio Set: An ontology and human-labeled dataset for audio events. Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2017
(paper - website - conference)

Dylan Freedman, Eddie Kohler, Hans Tutschku
Correlating Extracted and Ground-Truth Harmonic Data in Music Retrieval Tasks. ISMIR 2015: 561-567
(paper - web demo - slides - conference)

Dylan Freedman (advised by Craig Martell and George Dinolt)
A Novel Approach to Text Compression Using N-Grams. Intel International Science Fair 2010
(paper)

Dylan Freedman
Efficient True Random Number Generation. Intel International Science Fair 2009
(paper)

Experience

Google, 2013-2017
Software Engineer, Researcher, Intern (’13, ’14)

  • designed interfaces for large-scale sound classification
  • created research.google.com/audioset website from scratch
  • developed framework to process linguistic attributes from text
  • made a server in Go, Dart, and AngularJS to analyze text

Harvard Cultural Observatory, 2012
Research Intern

  • designed interface to parse 1% of all incoming Twitter activity
  • created SQL databases to store n-grams from Twitter archives
  • developed website to graph n-gram statistics and cultural trends

Self-employed, 2011-2012
Freelancer

  • created Android image merging app
  • performed large-scale data mining on U.S. Customs records
  • scraped database of Missouri court cases for University of Chicago

Naval Postgraduate School, 2010-2011
Research Intern

  • researched detecting authorship of text messages
  • designed data structure to secretly store data on Android phones
  • created hash in Java to compress large-scale n-gram models

Skills

Programmer, Designer, Composer

Languages

  • Web: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PHP, Dart
  • Back-end: Python, C, C++, Go, OCaml, Java, C#, Objective-C
  • Miscellaneous: Bash, SQL, Lex, Yacc, LaTeX, Mathematica, APL

Software

  • Adobe Suite, Sketch, Final Cut Pro
  • Reason, Logic, Ableton, Audacity

Activities

Musician

  • classical piano improvisation
  • clarinet, alto saxophone

Track & Field

  • 400m: 51.41s (2011)
  • 800m: 1:58.80 (2011)

Honors

Harvard, 2015
John Knowles Paine Fellowship

Carmel High School, 2011
Valedictorian

Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, 2009-2010
Navy, IEEE, Airforce awards