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Yoav Artzi

Department of Computer Science & Engineering
University of Washington
Box 352350
Seattle, WA 98195-2350
first_name <at> cs.washington.edu

I am a Ph.D. student in the department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. My advisor is Luke Zettlemoyer. I received my BSc in Computer Science summa cum laude from Tel Aviv University. In 2012, I received a Yahoo Key Scientific Challenge award, and in 2014 I will be supported by a Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship.

Research

My current research is in the intersection of natural language processing, machine learning and learning through interaction. My research focuses on various questions about the nature of language, how it can be learned and the situated nature of its meaning. Specifically, I am interested in learning to automatically recover the meaning of language in situated interactive environments using the weak signal generated by system interactions.

UW SPF

The University of Washington Semantic Parsing Framework (UW SPF) is an open source research software package. It includes a semantic parsing algorithm, a flexible meaning representation language and learning algorithms. To get SPF and learn more about it, click here. SPF's documentation is available here. For technical questions and queries, see the UW SPF Google Group.

UW SPF: The University of Washington Semantic Parsing Framework Yoav Artzi and Luke Zettlemoyer In Arxiv, 2013. [Bibtex]

Semantic Parsing with CCGs Tutorial

In ACL 2013 we gave a tutorial titled Semantic Parsing with Combinatory Categorial Grammars. The complete tutorial materials and videos are available here.

We will present our tutorial at EMNLP 2014.

Semantic Parsing with Combinatory Categorial Grammars Yoav Artzi, Nicholas FitzGerald and Luke Zettlemoyer Presented in the Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2013. To be presented in the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), 2014.

ACL 2014 Workshop on Semantic Parsing (SP14)

We organized a workshop in ACL 2014. See the workshop website for details.

Publications

Miscellaneous

Talk Weakly Supervised Learning of Semantic Parsers in Interactive Settings NLP Seminar at the City University of New York (CUNY), 2013.