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February 5th: Working on opinion mining.
January 23rd: Added a
November 3rd: Back to work, as a software mercenary
for premium clients in Brazil and Europe, in projects involving
language engineering, classification and the so-called WEB 2.0. Oh, and back to
October 31: After a first skimm on the plane of
my very-late-delivered AI Game Programming Wisdom 4 copies; I must say
that I am very satisfied with the overall result. It is nice to see
that goal-oriented action planning and spreading activation for action
selection are ceasing to be arcane in game dev cycles.
July 19th: As many of you have asked me by mail
where in the old world I have been, here it goes: In
Delft/Netherlands. Cozy city, nice people, but once again, with a
terrible weather. The combination of work, adaptation to a new land,
and Dutch language learning did not leave up much time for page
March 16(b): Back to the old world; working
with a leading-edge natural language technology enterprise. More news
March 16(a): As the contract for my new site is
a week past its back-to-life deadline, I am putting the old
one with a quick update back on.
Leaving the UK and the University
of Sheffield and going to Brazil. I will be reachable again only on
March - in between you're welcome to meet me in the coast or in the
vast fields of the pampas.
Research Associate and
Research Assistant positions open to work in the
(Deadline December 4th). The Associate will work mainly in machine
learning applied to dialogue management and the assistant in the
development and testing of multimodal dialogue systems.
October 13th: 12-month public
deliverables of the
Companions project released.
August 2nd: My
blog on pragmatical research,
"AI Engineer", was launched this afternoon. The first series of posts
report on the Elsnet
Summer School on Advanced Dialogue Systems.
July 30th: Back from the Elsnet
Summer School on Advanced Dialogue Systems at Belfast, Ireland.
Interesting lectures, intelligent and nice colleagues and promising
July 10th: Network section updated.
April 17th: I will contribute two articles to
AI Wisdom 4, to be published on the first half of 2008: "Spoken
Dialogue Systems" and "Dialogue Managers". Both are review articles,
biased towards game developers. A
tentative TOC is available at
AI Wisdom 4 site.
April 5th: I will attend the
at Tuebingen, staying 10-11 April. If you are going to be there, and
have an interest on dialogue or lexical semantics, please drop me a
April 4th: At Torino 13-15 May, for Companions
March 17th: I will be at Rochester from the
night of April 22 to the morning of April 27, to attend NAACL -HTL
Feb 12th: Formal appointment at the University
of Sheffield(UK) complete. Climate is terrible, but work is great!:)
January 19th: I left Vetta Labs/ Novamente
LLC to take up a post at the University of Sheffield(UK), in the
Companions project. More news upon my arrival.
October 26th: Added the powerpoint
presentations of my
defense (August 2005), the
presentation at MICAI05, the
tutorial at UFMG(October
2005) and the
at UFRGS(October 2006). About time!
October 3rd: I am giving a bio-NLP talk at
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul on October 4th. Go to
Courses/Talks to find out more about it.
so you can get informed whenever I make a new resource or article
available. You may subscribe
July 15th: Added
Semcor 2.0 data converted to GATE's ANNIE format, in the
July 9th: Added NAACL06 and CMC06 articles to
June 6th: The Poster "Automatic Creation and
Translation of Concept Maps for Computer Science-Related Theses and
Dissertations" will be presented at the
Concept Map 2006 Conference. This is
a result of collaboration between Virginia Tech, Vetta Labs and
May 20: The Goertzel's present "Using
Dependency Parsing and Probabilistic Inference to Extract Gene/Protein
Interactions Implicit in the Combination of Multiple Biomedical
Research Abstracts" in the AGIRI 2006 Workshop. You can
download the slides of the presentations in the
April 17th: The poster "Using Dependency
Parsing and Probabilistic Inference to Extract Relationships between
Genes, Proteins and Malignancies Implicit Among Multiple Biomedical
Research Abstracts" will be presented at NYC, during a BioNLP Workshop
(part of NAACL 06). It pretty much summarizes my
work at Novamente LLC / Vetta Labs last year.