Computer Science and Engineering

Situated Human Robot Dialogue

Situated and Multimodal Language Processing in Virtual World

Semantic and Discourse Processing

Given a large amount of textual data (e.g., news articles, wikipedia, weblogs, etc) available online, it has become increasingly important for techniques that can automatically process this data, for example, to extract event information, to answer user questions, and to make inferences. Along these lines, we are particularly interested in the role of discourse and pragmatics in natural language processing and their applications. Some example projects include: