Expert profile: Adam Kilgarriff

[ ID = 0222 ] Adam Kilgarriff 
Name Kilgarriff, Adam
Job Title Senior Research Fellow 
Organisation ITRI, Univ of Brighton 
Address Lewes Road 
Postal Code BN2 4GJ 
City Brighton 
Country United Kingdom 
Phone + +44 1273 642919
Fax + +44 1273 642908
Email adam.kilgarriff_(on)_itri.bton.ac.uk [@ replaced for spam protection]
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Specialism Speechtechnology:
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Word meaning 
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   Research Interests:
     + The lexicon; its structure; lexical resources, including published
       dictionaries; how lexicographers write dictionaries, how they
       determine what meanings a word has, and how this relates to
       theoretical discussions of ambiguity and computational work on
       word sense disambiguation. Evaluating word sense disambiguation

     + Language corpora; word frequency distributions; how these vary
       across language varieties, and how they relate to syntactic and
       lexical hypotheses; corpus interfaces; automatic and
       semi-automatic lexical acquisition from corpora; linked textual
       and audio corpora for spoken language
     + Lexical semantics; formalisms for lexical representation

   Current and recent work includes
     + Organised `Comparing Corpora' workshop, held in conjunction with
       ACL'00, Hong Kong
     + Co-ordinating SENSEVAL, a Word Sense Disambiguation evaluation
       exercise (sponsored by ACL SIGLEX)
     + Member of the Lexicography Masterclass: providing training and
       consultancy in lexicography
     + Preparation of frequency lists from the British National Corpus
     + Measuring similarity between language corpora
     + Assessments of role of WSD technology for Language Engineering

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