Bonnie Webber's Home Page


"Gillian Parkin sighed. She was an intelligent, enthusiastic 24-year old, and it always depressed her when people hadn't heard of her thesis topic."
[Robert Barnard, A Gathering of Vultures]


This is me comparing apples and oranges at Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia, where I lived for many years before moving to Edinburgh.

picture of Bonnie at Market


Address:
Bonnie Webber
Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation
School of Informatics
University of Edinburgh
10 Crichton Street
Edinburgh EH8 9AB
Scotland

My most recent papers are:


Pointers to other recent papers can be found
here.


Pointers to some of my favorite quotes can be found here,


I spend alot of my time on Girl Geek Scotland, and our fabulous monthly dinners.


At Edinburgh, I work on discourse phenomena, collaborating on the development and use of the Penn Discourse TreeBank. I am also interested in question-answering and the stability of language technology tools across changes in genre.


My current PhD students are:


Recently graduated PhD students include: