Alicia Tribble Sagae, Ph.D.

Language Technologies Institute
Carnegie Mellon University
 
atribble AT cs DOT cmu DOT edu
 
Ph.D., Language Technologies (2010)
Master of Language Technologies (2002)
 
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I have completed my studies at CMU as of August, 2010. Please email me at my CMU account, your messages will be forwarded. Find my recent publications under the name Alicia Sagae.

My thesis research involved finding semantic representations for phrases and short sentences where connective syntax is sparse and background knowledge is extremely important. This work plays a role in semantic browsing of text as well as semantic matching and browsing of non-textual objects that are associated with natural language descriptions. I have also enjoyed working on knowledge base representation for non-expert users and on noun compound resolution.

I performed this work with Dr. Scott E. Fahlman, in the Scone Knowledge Representation Group at CMU.

I am also interested in Machine Translation (MT), and I spent one year as a Visiting Researcher at the University of Karlsruhe, maintaining the shared CMU/UKA Arabic-English Statistical MT System.

From September 2006 to July 2008 I pursued my thesis work remotely from Tokyo, Japan, where I had the opportunity to collaborate with the Tsujii Laboratory of the University of Tokyo on their GENIA project.

In July 2008 I joined Alelo, a serious-game technology company in Los Angeles.

Please take a look at my publications and our knowledge-browsing tool, SconeEdit. You may also download my curriculum vita and my thesis: “Textual Inference for Retrieving Labeled Object Descriptions”.

Thesis Committee