V Ng

Professor - Computer Science
vince@hlt.utdallas.edu
972-883-4581
ECS3404
Tags: Computer Science

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Computer Science
Cornell University - 2018
M.S. - Computer Science
Cornell University - 2018
B.S. - Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University - 2018

Research Areas

Research Interests

Statistical natural language processing; machine learning

Publications

Resolving Complex Cases of Definite Pronouns: The Winograd Schema Challenge. A. Rahman and V. Ng. Proceedings of the 2012 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning (EMNLP-CoNLL), 2012.    2012 - Publication
Translation-Based Projection for Multilingual Coreference Resolution. A. Rahman and V. Ng. Proceedings of the 2012 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL HLT), 2012.   2012 - Publication
Clustering Documents along Multiple Dimensions. S. Dasgupta, R. M. Golden, and V. Ng. Proceedings of the 26th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-12), 2012.    2012 - Publication
Learning the Fine-Grained Information Status of Discourse Entities. A. Rahman and V. Ng. Proceedings of the 13th Conference on the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL-12), 2012.   2012 - Publication
Transient ST-Segment Episode Detection for ECG Beat Classification. S. Bulusu, M. Faezipour, V. Ng, M. Nourani, L. Tamil, and S. Banerjee. Proceedings of the IEEE/NIH 5th Life Science Systems & Applications Workshop (LISSA-11), 2011.   2011 - Publication
Syntactic Parsing for Ranking-Based Coreference Resolution. A. Rahman and V. Ng. Proceedings of the 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP-11), 2011.   2011 - Publication
Narrowing the Modeling Gap: A Cluster-Ranking Approach to Coreference Resolution. A. Rahman and V. Ng. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research 40, pages 469-521, 2011.  2011 - Publication
Ensemble-Based Coreference Resolution. A. Rahman and V. Ng. Proceedings of the 22nd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-11), 2011.  2011 - Publication
Learning Cause Identifiers from Annotator Rationales. M. A. Ul Abedin, V. Ng, and L. Khan. Proceedings of the 22nd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-11), 2011.  2011 - Publication
Learning the Information Status of Noun Phrases in Spoken Dialogues. A. Rahman and V. Ng. Proceedings of the 2011 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-11), 2011.  2011 - Publication

Appointments

Assistant Professor
The University of Texas at Dallas [2018–2011]
Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science
Associate Professor
The University of Texas at Dallas [2011–Present]
Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science

Activities

Professional Activities
  • Local organizer, North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad (NACLO) Dallas site (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
  • Recent program committees and conference review panels
  •     * EMNLP-CoNLL 2012, AAAI 2012, ACL 2012, NAACL HLT 2012, EACL 2012, WWW 2012, SIGDIAL 2012, ROBUS-UNSUP 2012, ISPAN 2012
  • Journal referee (recent)
  •     * Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (2012), International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition (2012)
  • Panelist, Student Research Workshops at EACL 2009 and NAACL HLT 2009
  • Review panel, National Science Foundation (2008, 2009, 2010)
  • Ad-hoc proposal reviewer, National Science Foundation (2009) 

Affiliations

Human Language Technology Research Institute
Center for Machine Learning and Language Processing