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To all of the following:
- Annie Zaenen, who had this Festschrift published in her honor. Many current and former Stanford folks contributed!
- Brad Davidson (PhD, 1998), who over a year ago was promoted to General Manager at Ogilvy CommonHealth Behavioral Insights, a division of Ogilvy and Mather. CommonHealth’s work is healthcare communications, an area Brad delved into in his dissertation, Interpreting Medical Discourse: A Study of Communication in a Hospital Clinic. Read more here.
- Janneke Van Hofwegen, who received the 2013 Presidential Honorary Membership Award at the American Dialect Society Annual meeting at the LSA in Boston – awarded to students who have “promise of continuing contributions to our field and to the American Dialect Society”.
The Department of Linguistics is pleased to announce a dissertation oral: “Processing short-message communications in low-resource languages”, Rob Munro. Come to the Greenberg Room at 1pm today to hear all about it.
This dissertation investigates the inherent written variation found in the short-message communications of many languages, and explores how this variation can be modeled for natural language processing systems. Read the rest of this entry »