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Yoav Artzi

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  • Yoav Artzi
  • Dept: Computer Science
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Address: 302 Cornell Tech 111 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10011
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Biography

Yoav Artzi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Cornell Tech at Cornell University. His research focuses on learning expressive models for natural language understanding, most recently in situated interactive scenarios. He received the best paper award in EMNLP 2015 and a Google faculty award. Yoav holds a B.Sc. summa cum laude from Tel Aviv University and a Ph.D. from the University
of Washington.

Research Interests

My current research is in the intersection of natural language processing and machine learning. I focus on designing and building algorithms for learning expressive models for context-dependent natural language understanding, with specific interest in situated interactive scenarios.

 

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Best paper award, Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing 2015

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Education

  • B. Sc. (Computer Science), Tel Aviv University, 2008
  • Ph D (Computer Science and Engineering), University of Washington, 2015