Profile photo by Justin Shockley, courtesy of ASAPP.

We are looking for a game developer to build machine-learning-driven games to study natural language understanding. Options for remote/full/part-time/summer arrangements. Details and application here.

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Cornell Tech at Cornell University. I hold a B.Sc. from Tel Aviv University and a Ph.D. from the University of Washington. Along my academic work, I am also a researcher at ASAPP.

I study methods for natural language understanding and generation in automated systems. My research has two goals: (a) to build computer systems that interact with users using natural language and continuously improve through interaction, and (b) to develop computational understanding of natural language as a communication system. A core principle underlying my current work is that learning, production, and comprehension of natural language does not occur in isolation, but within dynamic interactions with other intentional agents situated in a given environment. My group's research is anchored in natural language processing and machine learning, and often intersects with computer vision and robotics. Our work has been recognized by an NSF CAREER award, as well as acknowledged by awards and honorable mentions at ACL, EMNLP, NAACL, and IROS.

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