Institute for Advanced Computer Studies
A.V. Williams 3126F
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
|Update: I defended my PhD in November 2013, and have joined FiscalNote.|
I'm a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland. I work with Philip Resnik on problems involving the application of machine learning to natural language processing. I'm also a member of the Computational Linguistics and Information Processing Lab, which is part of the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies.
My main research interest is in designing efficient and scalable learning algorithms for dealing with large-scale and complex structured prediction problems. My research is supported by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRF) and National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG).
Before coming to Maryland, I recieved my BS from the Department of Computer Science at Columbia University. My focus was in artificial intelligence, and my curiosity led me to pick up a minor in philosophy. At Columbia, I worked with Kathy McKeown and the NLP Group on temporal information.
I spent the summer of '07 at the Johns Hopkins Center for Language and Speech Processing working with Massimo Poesio and the ELERFED group on BART, an opensource toolkit for coreference resolution. I returned for the '10 summer workshop to work on Models of Synchronous Grammar Induction for Statistical Machine Translation . You can view our final presentation here.
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