I am interested in developing computational methods to improve and enrich information access. Particularly, I build techniques for automatic summarization, quality assessment and machine translation of documents.

In January 2013, I graduated with a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. Before starting at Penn, I received my undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Engineering from College of Engineering-Guindy, Anna University located at Chennai, India.

I was born in Trichy, a beautiful temple city in South India.

Recent work:
  • A Bayesian Method to Incorporate Background Knowledge during Automatic Text Summarization, Annie Louis, To appear in ACL:Short Papers, 2014. [pdf]

  • Structured and Unstructured Cache Models for SMT Domain Adaptation, Annie Louis and Bonnie Webber, Proceedings of EACL 2014. [pdf]

  • Verbose, Laconic or Just Right: A Simple Computational Model of Content Appropriateness under Length Constraints, Annie Louis and Ani Nenkova, Proceedings of EACL 2014. [pdf]

  • The Wikipedia biographies corpus used in the SMT experiments in our EACL 14 paper can be downloaded from here

  • The corpus of science journalism articles used for our TACL 13 paper can be downloaded from here


alouis at inf dot ed dot ac dot uk

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