"Gillian Parkin sighed. She was an intelligent, enthusiastic 24-year old,
and it always depressed her when people hadn't heard of her thesis
[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.
My most recent papers are:
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:
For information about applying to study for an MSc or PhD degree in Informatics at Edinburgh, look here.Bonnie Webber / firstname.lastname at ed.ac.uk / revised October 2011