Professor Stephen Guy Pulman FBA
Professor of Computational Linguistics
Deputy Director of the Department of Computer Science
Professorial Fellow, Somerville College
- formal and computational semantics for natural language
- automated reasoning and language
- combining statistical and symbolic models of language
1978-84 Lecturer in Linguistics, School of English and American Studies, University of East Anglia
1984-97 Lecturer in Natural Language Processing, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory.
1988-97 Director, SRI International Cambridge Computer Science Research Centre.
1997-00 Reader in Computational Linguistics, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory.
1999-00 Deputy Head, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory.
2000-06 Professor of General Linguistics, Humanities Division, Oxford University.
2006- Professor of Computational Linguistics, Oxford University Computing Laboratory.
2007-8 Deputy Director, Oxford University Computing Laboratory.
2008-9 (Acting) Director, Oxford University Computing Laboratory.
2010-- Deputy Head, Oxford University Department of Computer Science (formerly Computing Laboratory)
Stephen Pulman is a Professorial Fellow of Somerville College, Oxford, and a Fellow of the British Academy. He has also held visiting professorships at the Institut für Maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung, University of Stuttgart; and at Copenhagen Business School. He is a co-founder of TheySay Ltd, a sentiment analysis company which was spun out of the dept in 2010.
Oxford's Computational Linguistics group will have a strong presence in some of this summer's top-tier computational linguistics conferences and associated workshops.
Separating Disambiguation from Composition in Distributional Semantics
Dimitri Kartsaklis‚ Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh and Stephen Pulman
In Proceedings of 17th Conference on Natural Language Learning (CoNLL). August, 2013.
Distributional Semantic Models
In Chris Heunen‚ Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh and Edward Grefenstette, editors, Quantum Physics and Linguistics: A Compositional‚ Diagrammatic Discourse. Oxford University Press. 2013.
Reasoning about Meaning in Natural Language with Compact Closed Categories and Frobenius Algebras
Dimitri Kartsaklis‚ Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh‚ Stephen Pulman and Bob Coecke
In A. Chubb J. Eskandarian and V. Harizanov, editors, Logic and Algebraic Structures in Quantum Computing and Information. Cambridge University Press. 2013.