Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA
I explore research initiatives in the area of Natural Language Processing and, within this realm, have worked on event-based information extraction, opinion/sentiment analysis, computational representation of lexical semantics, and their applications in the biomedical domain. At IBM, I work in the Watson Technologies group, which focuses on advances in the DeepQA technology in IBM's WatsonTM System, which demonstrated superior question answering capabilities by famously winning against human grand champions on the Jeopardy! quiz show. Among the system components I have contributed to are those dealing with temporal reasoning, question decomposition, lexical constraint recognition and answer type recognition.
I have a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Utah, a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota, and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Pune (India).