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Principal Research Scientist & Research Manager - Multilingual Question Answering
IBM Research AI, New York, USA


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Professional Associations:  Association for Computational Linguistics

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Some of his other Research Areas:

  • Temporal Information Extraction: Algorithms for temporal scoping of relations between entities (TAC and CoNLL paper). The system achieves state-of-the-art results by outperforming 4 other systems.
  • Learning Action Representations, relation extraction from text (papers on STRIPS extractions): Perhaps, the first to extract preconditions, add and delete effects from text automatically.
  • Education Data Mining: Automated scoring of explanations, responses and essays, automatic graders of scientific inquiry, using statistical NLP in education data mining (NAACL-BEApaper)