Jason Eisner elected as a Fellow of the Association for Computational Linguistics

March 8, 2019

Jason EisnerJason Eisner, a professor in the Department of Computer Science and a member of the Center for Language and Speech Processing, on his election as Fellow of the Association for Computational Linguistics. He was cited for “significant contributions to probabilistic models and algorithms for finding linguistic structure, especially lexicalized syntax and morphology.”

Since 1962, the Association for Computational Linguistics has been the main international scientific and professional society for scholars working on computational problems involving human language. Its fellows program, established in 2011, recognizes members whose contributions have been “most extraordinary in terms of scientific and technical excellence, service to the association and the community and/or educational or outreach activities with broader impact.”

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