Research Interests

Natural language processing, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and human computer interaction.

Recent Publications

Homa B. Hashemi and Rebecca Hwa. 2018. Jointly Parse and Fragment Ungrammatical Sentences. In the Proceedings of Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, New Orleans, LA.

Gaurav Trivedi, Phuong Pham, Wendy W Chapman, Rebecca Hwa, Janyce Wiebe, Harry Hochheiser. 2018. NLPReViz: an interactive tool for natural language processing on clinical text. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, Volume 25, Issue 1, 1 January 2018, Pages 81-87.

Fan Zhang, Homa B. Hashemi, Rebecca Hwa and Diane Litman. 2017. A Corpus of Annotated Revisions for Studying Argumentative Writing. In the Proceedings of Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vancouver, Canada.

Changsheng Liu and Rebecca Hwa. 2017. Representations of Context in Recognizing the Figurative and Literal Usages of Idioms. In The Proceedings of Thirty-First AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, San Francisco, California.

Changsheng Liu and Rebecca Hwa. 2016. Phrasal Substitution of Idiomatic Expressions. In the Proceedings of The 15th Annual Conference of the NAACL/HLT, San Diego, California.

Homa Hashemi and Rebecca Hwa. 2016. An Evaluation of Parser Robustness for Ungrammatical Sentences. In the Proceedings of Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), Austin, Texas.

Homa Hashemi and Rebecca Hwa. 2016. Parse Tree Fragmentation of Ungrammatical Sentences. In the Proceedings of the 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), New York City, New York.

Fan Zhang, Rebecca Hwa, Diane Litman and Homa B. Hashemi. 2016. ArgRewrite: A Web-based Revision Assistant for Argumentative Writings. In the Proceedings Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Demonstrations (NAACL-HLT), pp. 37-41, San Diego, CA, June. (demo paper)

Advising

PhD Students Past PhD Students

Teaching

On Sabbatical.

Office Hours

By appointment.