Steven Bethard
School of Information
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Research interests: modeling the language of time and timelines, normalizing text to medical and geospatial ontologies, information extraction models for clinical applications


Eduardo Blanco
Computer Science
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Research interests: computational semantics; relation extraction and inference; intricate linguistic phenomena such as negation, modality and uncertainty


Hong Cui
School of Information
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Research interests: information extraction and semantic tagging from biodiversity literature, ontology building, software tool construction for biologists


Sandiway Fong
Linguistics
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Research interests: minimalist parsing


Gus Hahn-Powell
Linguistics
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Research interests: literature-based discovery, machine reading, information extraction, rule learning, knowledge assembly


Mike Hammond
Linguistics
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Research interests: computational modeling of phonology, morphology, poetic meter, speech processing; automatic speech recognition, text-to-speech


Peter Jansen
School of Information
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Research interests: question answering, explainable inference, graph-based inference, learning from little data, science and health applications, nursing/health care team communication


Gondy Leroy
Management Information Systems
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Research interests: text mining, information retrieval and extraction, text and communication difficulty, design science for medical and biomedical informatics


Clayton T. Morrison
School of Information
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Research interests: machine learning, Bayesian modeling, information extraction, question answering, causal inference, knowledge representation


Sudha Ram
Management Information Systems
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Research interests: enterprise data management, business intelligence, large scale networks, and big data analytics


Mihai Surdeanu
Computer Science
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Research interests: explainable AI, machine reasoning, question answering, information extraction, semantic role labeling, and other computational linguistics problems