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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: Graeme  Hirst
Institution: University of Toronto
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Homepage: http://www.cs.utoronto.ca/~gh/
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Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Semantic Interpretation and the Resolution of Ambiguity
 Semantic Role Labeling
 Data-Intensive Text Processing with MapReduce
 Automated Grammatical Error Detection for Language Learners
 Cross-Language Information Retrieval
 Introduction to Arabic Natural Language Processing
 Computational Modeling of Human Language Acquisition
 Bitext Alignment
 Linguistic Structure Prediction
 Discourse Processing
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Linguistic Structure Prediction
Academic Paper Abstract: Correcting real-word spelling errors by restoring lexical cohesion
Segmenting documents by stylistic character
Exploring patterns in dictionary definitions for synonym extraction

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