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Daniel Jurafsky

Daniel Jurafsky
Born 1962 (age 53–54)
Yonkers, NY
Residence Stanford, CA
Nationality American
Fields Linguistics and Computer Science
Institutions Stanford University (2003 - present)
University of Colorado Boulder (1996 - 2003)
Alma mater University of California at Berkeley (B.A., 1983; Ph.D., 1992; postdoc, 1992-1995) [1]
Notable awards MacArthur Fellowship (2002)
NSF CAREER Award (1998)
Website
//~jurafsky.edu.stanfordweb

Daniel Jurafsky, commonly known as Dan Jurafsky, is a Professor of Linguistics and Computer Science at Stanford University.

Contents

  • Biography 1
  • Academic life 2
  • Selected works 3
  • Honors and awards 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Biography

Jurafsky received his B.A in Linguistics (1983) and Ph.D. in Computer Science (1992) both at University of California, Berkeley, and then a postdoc at International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley (1992 -1995).

Jurafsky was given a MacArthur Fellowship in 2002.

Academic life

He is the author of The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu (W. W. Norton & Company, 2014).[2] With James Martin, he wrote the textbook Speech and Language Processing: An Introduction to Natural Language Processing, Speech Recognition, and Computational Linguistics (Prentice Hall, 2000).

The first automatic system for Semantic Role Labeling (SRL, sometimes also referred to as "shallow semantic parsing") was developed by Daniel Gildea and Daniel Jurafsky to automate the FrameNet annotation process in 2002, and Semantic Role Labelling has since become one of the standard tasks in natural language processing.

Selected works

Honors and awards

References

  1. ^ Bio of Dan Jurafsky
  2. ^ Sunday Review profile of JurafskyNew York Times (May 2014)

External links

  • Dan Jurafsky's Stanford Home Page
  • Bibliography of works by Dan Jurafsky


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