s Noah's ARK

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Noah's ARK is an informal collection of researchers within the Natural Language Processing group at the University of Washington and formerly at Carnegie Mellon University's Language Technologies Institute.

Noah Smith, associate professor of Computer Science & Engineering, heads the ARK.

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Available for download: numerous software tools and datasets for and papers about natural language processing.

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ARK researchers and alumni are leaders in natural language processing, machine learning, and computational social science.

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Researchers

Dallas Card, CMU Ph.D. student: NLP and ML for social science

Elizabeth Clark, UW Ph.D. student: NLP

Jesse Dodge, CMU Ph.D. student: NLP

Jeffrey Flanigan, CMU Ph.D. student:

semantic parsing and generation; machine translation

Emily Gade, UW Data Science post-doc: text for social science/political violence

Suchin Gururangan, UW MS student: multilingual NLP

Yangfeng Ji, UW post-doc: discourse, machine learning for NLP

Lucy Lin, UW Ph.D. student: NLP for social science

Nelson Liu, UW undergraduate: text-driven forecasting

Kelvin Luu, UW Ph.D. student: NLP for education

Phoebe Mulcaire, UW Ph.D. student: multilingual NLP

Hao Peng, UW Ph.D. student: NLP

Maarten Sap, UW Ph.D. student: NLP for social science

Roy Schwartz, UW/AI2 post-doc: understandability of NLP models

Sofia Serrano UW Ph.D. student: NLP

Noah Smith, associate professor of Computer Science & Engineering, UW

Swabha Swayamdipta, CMU Ph.D. student: structured prediction for NLP

Sam Thomson, CMU Ph.D. student: semantic parsing

Ph.D. Alumni

Lingpeng Kong defended his thesis, Neural Representation Learning in Linguistic Structured Prediction, in 2017 at CMU. He is a research scientist at DeepMind.

Yanchuan Sim defended his thesis, Text as Strategic Choice, in 2016 at CMU. He is a researcher at A*STAR.

Waleed Ammar defended his Ph.D. thesis, Towards a Universal Analyzer of Natural Languages, in 2016 at CMU. He is a researcher at AI2.

David Bamman defended his Ph.D. thesis, People-Centric Natural Language Processing, in 2015 at CMU. He is an assistant professor at the University of California at Berkeley.

Dani Yogatama defended his Ph.D. thesis, Sparse Models of Natural Language Text, in 2015 at CMU. He is a research scientist at DeepMind.

Brendan O'Connor defended his Ph.D. thesis, Statistical Text Analysis for Social Science, in 2014 at CMU. He is an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Nathan Schneider defended his Ph.D. thesis, Lexical Semantic Analysis in Natural Language Text, in 2014 at CMU. He is an assistant professor at Georgetown University.

Tae Yano defended her Ph.D. thesis, Text as Actuator: Text-Driven Response Modeling and Prediction in Politics, in 2013 at CMU. She is a research developer at Microsoft.

Kevin Gimpel defended his Ph.D. thesis, Discriminative Feature-Rich Modeling for Syntax-Based Machine Translation, in 2012 at CMU. He is an assistant professor at the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago.

Dipanjan Das defended his Ph.D. thesis, Semi-Supervised and Latent-Variable Models of Natural Language Semantics, in 2012 at CMU. He is a research scientist at Google.

Shay Cohen defended his Ph.D. thesis, Computational Learning of Probabilistic Grammars in the Unsupervised Setting, in 2011 at CMU. He is a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh.

Michael Heilman defended his Ph.D. thesis, Automatic Factual Generation from Text, in 2011 at CMU. He is a data scientist at Civis Analytics.

Post-doctoral Alumni

Masters Alumni

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