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Prof. Johanna Moore

Professor (Chair of Artificial Intelligence)

Research Interests

Computational linguistics (natural language generation, dialogue, and discourse), intelligent systems for education, personalised information presentation, multi-modal interaction, user modelling, knowledge representation.

Qualifications

B.S. in Computer Science, 1980, UCLA
M.S. in Computer Science, 1982, UCLA
PhD in Computer Science, 1989, UCLA

Biography

Moore has held posts at UCLA (1976–1986), USC Information Sciences Institute  (1983–1989), and the University of Pittsburgh (1990–1998). Since 1998 she has held the Chair in Artificial Intelligence, within the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh. She is also Director of the Human Communication
Research Centre. Moore was elected to the UCLA chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1980. She held an Office of Naval Research Fellowship from 1982 to 1985, and was an International Business Machines Fellow from 1985 to 1987. She held a National Science Foundation National Young Investigator Award, from 1994 to 1999. She has been Chair of the Cognitive Science Society [4] and was President of the Association for Computational Linguistics in 2004. She is currently a Fellow of the British Computer Society and of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Research students

Current PhD Students

Martin Tietze

Leimin Tian

Previous PhD Students

John Niekrasz (2012)

Sharon Givon (2011)

Srinivasan Janarthanam (2011)

Pei-Yun Hseuh (2009)

Andi Winterboer (2009)

David Reitter (2008)

David Toney (2007)

Anita Ferreira-Cabrera (2004) 

Research outputs

  1. Word-Level Emotion Recognition Using High-Level Features

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  2. Proceedings of the Eighth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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Research activities & awards

  1. Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

    Activity: Awards and AccoladesElection to learned society

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