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Faculty in Computational Linguistics & Natural Language Processing

Greg Durrett (Computer Science)
Natural Language Processing, e.g. coreference resolution, entity linking, and syntactic parsing

Katrin Erk (Linguistics)
Computational linguistics, lexical semantics, statistical models, automatic wide-coverage semantic analysis, lexical acquisition, corpus linguistics. 

Matthew Lease (Information and Computer Science)
Information retrieval, crowdsourcing / human computation, and natural language processing.

Raymond Mooney (Computer Science)
Artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Related Faculty

David Beaver (Linguistics and Philosophy)
Formal semantics and pragmatics of natural language; presupposition and intonational meaning, also anaphora resolution, temporal connectives and Optimality Theoretic Semantics, and computational linguistics, specifically the study of emergent language and communication in artificially simulated systems.
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John Beavers (Linguistics)
Syntax, Lexical Semantics, Morphosyntax, and Computational Linguistics.
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Hans Boas (Germanic Studies)
Syntax, Lexical Semantics, Computational Lexicography, Language Contact and Variation, Pragmatics, Morphology, Phonology, Documentary Linguistics, Contrastive Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics, Endangered Languages and Dialects, Foreign Language Education, Intercultural Communication, and History and Philosophy of Linguistics.
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Inderjit Dhillon (Computer Sciences)
Numerical linear algebra, scientific computing, data mining, statistical pattern recognition, machine learning, bioinformatics.
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Joydeep Ghosh (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
Adaptive multi-learner systems, intelligent data analysis, data mining and web mining.
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Vladimir Lifschitz (Computer Sciences)
Commonsense knowledge and reasoning. Answer set programming.
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Risto Miikkulainen (Computer Sciences)
Artificial intelligence, neural networks, genetic algorithms, natural language processing, bioinformatics.
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James W. Pennebaker (Psychology
Links between traumatic experiences, expressive writing, natural language use, and physical and mental health.
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Bruce Porter (Computer Sciences)
Knowledge acquisition, automated reasoning, explanation generation.
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Stephen Wechsler (Linguistics)
Syntax; HPSG; Argument Structure; Morphosyntax.
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Andrew Whinston (McCombs School of Business)
Resource allocation issues; bundle markets in electronic commerce; digital economy; electronic commerce; electronic financial markets; network management, business; sentiment analysis.
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Alumni Faculty

Jason Baldridge 
Computational Linguistics, Semi-supervised Machine Learning, Parsing, Categorial Grammar, Discourse Structure. 

Byron Wallace (Information Sciences)
Machine learning/data mining, natural language processing with an emphasis on applications in health informatics.