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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Name: Inderjeet  Mani
Institution: Georgetown University
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Homepage: http://complingone.georgetown.edu/~linguist/GU-CLI.html
State and/or Country: DC
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Selected Publications: The Language of Time: A Reader
Automatic Summarization
Advances in Automatic Text Summarization
Computational Linguistics
Recent Developments in Temporal Information Extraction
Narrative Summarization
Temporally Anchoring and Ordering Events in News
Robust Temporal Processing of News
The TIPSTER SUMMAC Text Summarization Evaluation
Summarizing Similarities and Differences Among Related Documents
Improving Summaries by Revising Them
Machine Learning of Generic and User-Focused Summarization
Producing Biographical Summaries: Combining Linguistic Knowledge with Corpus Statistics
Using NLP for Machine Learning of User Profiles
Autobriefer: A System for Authoring Narrated Briefings
The Specification Language TimeML
Announced on LINGUIST :  Automatic Summarization
 The Language of Time
 Interpreting Motion
 Computational Modeling of Narrative
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Automatic Summarization
 The Language of Time
 Computational Modeling of Narrative
 Interpreting Motion
Courses Taught: LING 362 Intro to NLP
LING 367 Computational Linguistics: Tools for Linguists (with Dr. Wilson)
LING 461 Text Summarization and Generation
LING 466 Machine Translation S
LING 467 Information Retrieval
LING 761 Seminar in Computational Linguistics (Tense and Time)
Dissertation Abstract: The Semantics of Nominalizations: A study in decompositional semantics



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