Bob Krovetz is completing his UMass Amherst dissertation
research in word sense disambiguation for large text databases.
He found that combining several sources of evidence improves the
performance of information retrieval systems. Now Bob is seeking
a faculty position, especially in the Northeast, or a research
position in information retrieval or machine translation.
(Incidentally, he enjoys jazz, science fiction, hiking, bridge,
and travel.) Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any leads.
N. Hari Narayanan (email@example.com) has
joined us. He has been at Hitachi's Advanced Research Lab since
getting a CS PhD from Ohio State. (Earlier training was in EE.)
Hari is into qualitative and model-based reasoning, especially
visual or diagrammatic reasoning. "There is a revival of
interest, more than 10 years after Brian Funt did a dissertation
on diagrammatic representation and reasoning." He also likes
hiking Japan, cycling, and sumo wrestling -- as a spectator,
I presume. Hari's postdoc appointment ends in December, and
he is looking for a US job. Please help him out if you can.