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Friday, December 4, 2020 at 11:30am to 12:30pmVirtual Event
Learning Machines Seminar Series
What: LMSS @ Cornell Tech: Jason Baldridge (Google Research)
When: Friday, December 4th, 11:30AM
Jason Baldridge is a research scientist at Google, where he works on natural language understanding. He was previously an Associate Professor of Computational Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin. His main research interests include categorial grammars, parsing, semi-supervised learning for NLP, reference resolution and text geolocation. He has long been active in the creation and promotion of open source software for natural language processing, including co-creating the Apache OpenNLP Toolkit and OpenCCG. Jason received his Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh in 2002, where his doctoral dissertation on Multimodal Combinatory Categorial Grammar was awarded the 2003 Beth Dissertation Prize from the European Association for Logic, Language and Information.