I am a PhD Student associated with the
group in the
Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering
University of Melbourne
. I am also affiliated with the
Victoria Research Lab.
My research is in Natural Language Processing. In particular I am focussed on deep parsing using the
toolkit, primarily with the
English Resource Grammar
. I am exploring ways to improve parse selection performance and adapt to new domains, as well as broadening applying these tools to new tasks. My supervisors are
. During my research I have visited and collaborated with
In the distant past, my Honours thesis explored modifying part-of-speech tagsets in an attempt to improve parser performance.
© 2011 Andrew MacKinlay