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Davis, Chris

Dr. Chris Irwin Davis

Senior Lecturer (CS & CE)

Degrees:

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2011
  • M.S., Computer Science, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2009
  • B.S., Computer Science, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2005

Research Interests:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Assistive Technologies
  • Human Augmentation, Prosthetics, and Personal Robotics

Representative Publications:

  • Chris Irwin Davis, “Tajik-Farsi Persian Transliteration Using Statistical Machine Translation,” In Proceedings of Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC) 2012, Istanbul, Turkey, 2012.

  • Chris Irwin Davis, “A Framework for Representing Event Semantics in Modern Persian,” Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2011.

  • Chris Irwin Davis, “A Framework for Representing Event Semantics of Verb Word Senses,” In Proceedings of Interdisciplinary Workshop on Verbs. Pisa, Italy, 2010.

  • Chris Irwin Davis and Dan Moldovan, “Feasibility of Boostrapping a Persian WordNet,” In Proceedings of Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), Valletta, Malta, 2010.

  • Olteanu, C. Davis, I. Volosen, and D. Moldovan, “Phramer – an open source statistical phrase-based translator.” In Proceedings on the Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation, pages 146-149, Association for Computational Linguistics, New York City, June 2006.

Notable Service:

  • UTDesign Faculty Advisor
  • CICLing conference Secondary Reviewer
  • ACL Journal Special Edition Secondary Reviewer
  • Member of Problem Development Committee of North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad (NACLO)

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