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Jan Buys

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Jan Buys

Doctoral Student

Leaving date: 15th February 2018


My research focuses on applying machine learning (especially deep learning) to develop structured prediction models for natural language processing.  I am particularly interested in syntactic and semantic parsing, generative models and sequence transduction. My DPhil research focuses on generative models for incremental dependency parsing and neural semantic graph parsing (code). 

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I recently completed my DPhil, supervised by Phil Blunsom. Before coming to Oxford I completed my undergraduate in Mathematics and Computer Science, and a masters in Computer Science, all at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. I am supported by the Clarendon Fund and the Skye Foundation. 

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