- 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.
2010-13 Deputy Head, Oxford University Department of Computer Science (formerly Computing Laboratory)
2014-16 Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Computer Science.
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.
Stephen Pulman retired in 2017 and is now Emeritus Professor. He is not taking on any students or interns.
- SAFeSEA project web page
- Computational Linguistics Group web page
- TheySay Ltd
- Recent talk on Compositional Sentiment Analysis
Reasoning about Meaning in Natural Language with Compact Closed Categories and Frobenius Algebras
Dimitri Kartsaklis‚ Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh‚ Stephen Pulman and Bob Coecke
In J. Chubb‚ A. Eskandarian and V. Harizanov, editors, Logic and Algebraic Structures in Quantum Computing and Information. Pages 199−222. Cambridge University Press. 2016.
Feedback on Academic Essay Writing through pre−Emptive Hints: Moving Towards "Advice for Action"
Debora Whitelock Denise; Twiner Alison; Richardson John T. E.; Field and Stephen Pulman
In European Journal of Open‚ Distance and e−Learning. 2015.
OpenEssayist: A Supply and Demand Learning Analytics Tool for Drafting Academic Essays
Denise Whitelock‚ Alison Twiner‚ John T. E. Richardson‚ Debora Field and Stephen Pulman
In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Learning Analytics And Knowledge. Pages 208–212. New York‚ NY‚ USA. 2015. ACM.