School of Computer Science

Natural Language Processing

Overview

The Natural Language Processing group performs basic and applied research on every level of language. We have a broad range of research interests including sentiment analysis, question answering, information retrieval and probabilisitc analysis of text.

For general enquiries please contact:

Dr Mark Lee
School of Computer Science
University of Birmingham
England
B15 2TT
M.G.Lee@cs.bham.ac.uk
http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/~mgl/

Academic Staff

Research Fellows/Associates

Current Research Students

Completed PhD Theses

  • Dr Juntao Yu Out of Domain Dependency Parsing. Supervised by Dr Bernd Bohnet & Dr Mark Lee (2018)
  • Dr Mohab Elkaref Deep Learning applications for Dependency Parsing. Supervised by Dr Bernd Bohnet & Dr Mark Lee (2018)
  • Dr Nur Hana Samsudin Polyglot Speech Synthesis. Supervised by Dr Mark Lee (2017)
  • Dr Phillip Smith Sentiment Analysis in Patient Feedback Supervised by Dr Mark Lee (2017)
  • Dr Abigail Razon Automatic Metrics for Text Readability Prof John Barnden (2016)
  • Dr Mohammed Alkalai Table Extraction for Mathematical Documents. Supervised by Dr Mark Lee (2015)
  • Dr Fahd Alotaibi Fine Grained Named Entity Extraction. Supervised by Dr Mark Lee (2015)
  • Dr Khalid Abdulrahman Reducing out-of-vocabulary in morphology to improve the accuracy in Arabic dialects speech recognition. Supervised by Dr Mark Lee (2015)
  • Dr Imran Sarwar Bajwa A natural language processing approach to generate SBVR and OCL. Supervised by Dr Mark Lee & Dr Behzad Bordbar (2014)
  • Dr David Brooks Unsupervised Natural Language Syntax Induction from Corpora. Supervised by Dr Mark Lee (2007)
  • Dr Xin Yang Observation Saliency Estimation Using Latent Variable Models in the Context of Data Clustering. Supervised by Prof Ata Kaban (2007)
  • Dr Daniel Winchester Cross-document coreference and proper names. Supervised by Dr Mark Lee (2005)
  • Dr Li Jane Zhang A syllable-based, pseudo-articulatory approach to speech recognition. Supervised by Dr William Edmondson (2004)
  • Dr Dorota Iskra Feature-based approach to speech recognition. Supervised by Dr William Edmondson (2000)
  • Dr Elliot Smith Incoherence and text comprehension: cognitive and computational models of inferential control. Supervised by Dr Peter Hancox (2000)
  • Dr Sylvia Wong An investigation into the use of argument structure and lexical mapping theory for machine translation (1999)
  • Dr Helen Gaylard Phrase structure in a computational model of child language acquisition Supervised by Dr Peter Hancox (1995)
  • Dr Jon Iles Text-to-speech conversion using feature-based formant synthesis in a non-linear framework Supervised by Dr William Edmondson (1995)

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