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Prof Mirella Lapata

Personal Chair in Natural Language Processing

Research Interests

Probabilistic learning techniques for natural language understanding and generation, extracting semantic information from large volumes of text.

Qualifications

1998–2001, PhD, Informatics, University of Edinburgh.

Biography

I'm a professor in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh. I'm affiliated with the Institute for Communicating and Collaborative Systems and the Human Communication Research Centre.

My research focuses on probabilistic learning techniques for natural language understanding and generation. I am interested in the general problem of extracting semantic information from large volumes of text.

Research outputs

  1. Semantic Graph Parsing with Recurrent Neural Network DAG Grammars

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

  2. Generating Summaries with Topic Templates and Structured Convolutional Decoders

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

  3. Single Document Summarization as Tree Induction

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

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