I am a Reader in Informatics, Edinburgh. My research interests include Machine Translation, Social Media, Machine Learning and large-scale processing of data (streaming algorithms, randomisation, Hadoop etc).
I'm speaking at the 3rd Lisbon Machine Learning School, July 24 -- 31 2013.. This will (again) be on Big Data and NLP.
Cross Project. This is a joint venture between Edinburgh and Glasgow and deals with real-time first story detection in Social Media.
Hadoop and NLP; two-day Hackathon in Dublin (weekend 10th March 2012): details
I'm speaking on Big Data and NLP in Prague Feb 13 -- 17th.
ACL in Korea! I am a Program Co-Chair ACL 12
Hadoop and NLP; two-day Hackathon in Edinburgh (Monday 25th July -- Tuesday 26th July, 2011): details
MSc and PhD Projects
I do not take on undergraduate interns, sorry.