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Faculty



Eugene Charniak (Computer Science)
Learning context-free grammars from corpora
Semantic processing from statistical data
Syntactic disambiguation using word-level statistics

Recent Publications
Dissertations Advised (2000 and earlier)



Byron Wallace (Public Health - Health Services, Policy and Practice)
Health informatics
Machine learning
Data mining








Graduate students


 
Do Kook Choe
Computer Science



 
Neal Fox
Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences
Publications



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Rebecca Mason
Computer Science
Publications



 
Ben Swanson
Computer Science
Publications



 
Chris Tanner
Computer Science






Undergraduate students




Alumni



Faculty



Mark Johnson (Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences)
Computational linguistics
Computational psycholinguistics
Natural language syntax and semantics

Publications


Stuart Geman (Division of Applied Mathematics)
Compositional Vision
Neural Representation
Neural Modeling

Publications
Dissertations Advised (2000 and earlier)

Tom Griffiths (2005-2006, Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences)
Assistant Professor, U.C. Berkeley





Former Postdocs




Michelle Gregory (2001-2003)
Research Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory






Former Ph.D. Students



 
Micha Elsner
Thesis: Generalizing Local Coherence Modeling
Assistant Professor, Ohio State University
Publications



Will Headden
Computer Science
Publications



Bevan Jones
Cognitive and Linguistic Science
Publications



Engin Ural
Cognitive and Linguistic Science
Publications



David McClosky
Thesis: Any Domain Parsing: Automatic Domain Adaptation for Natural Language Parsing
Research Scientist, IBM Research


Matt Lease
Thesis: Beyond Keywords: Finding Information More Accurately and Easily Using Natural Language
Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin




Sharon Goldwater (ScB'98, PhD'06, Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences, Advised by Mark Johnson)
Thesis: Nonparametric Bayesian Models of Lexical Acquisition
Lecturer, University of Edinburgh


Dmitriy Genzel  Dmitriy Genzel (2005, Computer Science, Advised by Eugene Charniak)
Thesis: Creating Algorithms for Parsers and Taggers for Resource-Poor Languages Using a Related Resource-Rich Language
Google

Yasemin Altun (2005, Computer Science, Advised by Thomas Hofmann)
Thesis: Discriminative Methods for Label Sequence Learning
Research Assistant Professor, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago


Massimiliano Ciaramita (2004, Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences, Advised by Mark Johnson)
Thesis: Broad-Coverage Hierarchical Word Sense Disambiguation
Research Scientist, Google Zurich


Keith Hall (2004, Computer Science, Advised by Mark Johnson)
Thesis: Best-first word-lattice Parsing: Techniques for integrated syntactic language modeling
Post-doctoral Researcher, Johns Hopkins University


Don Blaheta (2003, Computer Science, Advised by Eugene Charniak)
Thesis: Function Tagging
Assistant Professor, Knox College


Brian Roark (2001, Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences, Advised by Mark Johnson)
Thesis: Robust Probabilistic Predictive Syntactic Parsing
Professor, Oregon Health & Science University


Sharon Caraballo (2000, Computer Science, Advised by Eugene Charniak)
Thesis: Automatic Acquisition of a Hypernym-Labeled Noun Hierarchy from Text
Assistant Professor and Associate Chair, George Mason University


Niyu Ge (2000, Computer Science, Advised by Eugene Charniak)
Thesis: An Approach To Anaphoric Pronouns
IBM Research, Conversational Dialog Systems



Glenn Carroll (1994, Computer Science, Advised by Eugene Charniak)
Thesis: Learning probabilistic grammars from tagged text
Institute for Natural Language Processing, Stuttgart University, Germany



Solomon Shimony (1991, Computer Science, Advised by Eugene Charniak)
Thesis: A Probabilistic Framework for Explanation
Senior Lecturer, University of the Negev, Israel



Robert Goldman (1991, Computer Science, Advised by Eugene Charniak)
Thesis: A probabilistic approach to language understanding
Smart Information Flow Technologies


Mary Harper (1990, Computer Science, Advised by Eugene Charniak)
Thesis: The representation of noun phrases in logical form
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University

Graeme Hirst (1984, Computer Science, Advised by Eugene Charniak)
Thesis: Semantic interpretation against ambiguity
Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto




Former Masters Students



 
Deepak Santhanam
Computer Science
Publications



Donald (Stu) Black
(2010)
Computer Science


Sarah Eisenstat
Computer Science
Publications




Heidi Fox
Computer Science
Publications



Ling-Ya (Lenora) Huang
Computer Science
Publications



Jenine Turner
Computer Science
Publications





Brendan Shean
Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences
Publications


Alex Vasserman (2006)
Google




Michael Pozar (2006)
Thesis: Bllip: An Improved Evaluation Metric for Machine Translation






Heng Lian (2005)
Thesis: Chinese Language Parsing with Maximum-Entropy-Inspired Parser
Ph.D. student, Applied Math
Brown University




Don Engel (2001)
Thesis: The Utility of Filled Pauses, Interjections, and Parentheticals in Parsing Conversational Language
Congressional Science and Technology Fellow
American Physical Society





Former Undergraduates




Evan Donahue

David Ellis
Facebook
Publications


Joseph Austerweil (2007)
Ph.D. student
University of California at Berkeley




Stella Frank (2005)
Masters student
University of Edinburgh




Hannah Rohde (2003)
Ph.D. student
UCSD



Brock Pytlik (2003)
Ph.D. student
Johns Hopkins University


Ana-Maria Popescu (1999)
Ph.D. Student, Computer Science
University of Washington



Gideon Mann (1999)
Senior Postdoctoral Research Associate
Information Extraction and Synthesis Laboratory, UMass Amherst


John Hale (1998)
Assistant Professor
Michigan State University



Mike Perkowitz  (1993)
Analyst, Engineer
Amazon.com






Former Visiting Students



Bart Cramer (2009)
Universitšt des Saarlandes

Antske Fokkens (2009)
Universitšt des Saarlandes

Rebecca Dridan (2008)
Universitšt des Saarlandes

Erik Velldal (2004)
University of Oslo


Last update: Thursday, January 23 2014, 06:01 PM