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Research Interests

Natural language processing.

Background

I received a Bachelor of Computer Engineering at Marquette University in May 2003 and a master's degree from the Intelligent Systems Program at the University of Pittsburgh in August 2006. I am currently interested in Natural Language Processing and working with Dr. Wiebe.

Publications

  • Swapna Somasundaran, Janyce Wiebe, Paul Hoffmann, and Diane Litman (2006). Manual Annotation of Opinion Categories in Meetings. To appear in ACL Workshop: Frontiers in Linguistically Annotated Corpora (Coling/ACL 2006), Sydney, Australia.
  • Theresa Wilson, Janyce Wiebe, and Paul Hoffmann (2005). Recognizing Contextual Polarity in Phrase-Level Sentiment Analysis. Proceedings of Human Language Technologies Conference/Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (HLT/EMNLP 2005), Vancouver, Canada.
  • Theresa Wilson, Paul Hoffmann, Swapna Somasundaran, Jason Kessler, Janyce Wiebe, Yejin Choi, Claire Cardie, Ellen Riloff, and Siddharth Patwardhan (2005). OpinionFinder: A System for Subjectivity Analysis. Demo in Human Language Technologies Conference/Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (HLT/EMNLP 2005), Vancouver, Canada.

NLP Resources