I am currently working on relational extraction and word sense induction. For details on my latest work, please see our lab's research software package for semantic spaces: The S-Space Package.
Our lab is always looking for undergraduates who want to get involved with research. Contact me for more details.
NewsI am currently co-organizing tasks for SemEval-2012 and SemEval-2013.
David Jurgens was born in Chicago, IL. He attended Washington University in St. Louis in 2000, where he double majored in Philosophy and Political Science. In 2003 he joined the Media & Machines Lab at Wash U under Dr. Robert Pless. In May 2004 he received his B.A. in Philosophy and in December 2004, a M.S. in Computer Science. He then went to work at amazon.com where he worked on the distributed, catalog build systems that generate the product content seen on the website itself. In September 2005 he joined UCLA Computer Science department where he is pursuing his Ph.D. on the topic of distributional semantics, word senses, and network science under the guidance of Dr. Michael Dyer. In 2010, he joined the Network Science group in the Information and Systems Science Lab at HRL Laboraties as a visiting scientist. Starting in 2013, he is now a research fellow at the Linguistics Computing Laboratory at Sapienza Università di Roma.
Last updated 04/21/13