Computer Laboratory

Luana Făgărășan

Short biography

I'm a second year PhD student in the Natural Language and Information Processing Group at University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory, working under Dr. Stephen Clark. I am interested in distributional compositional models of semantics. My work is funded by the EPSRC.

I did my undergraduate degree (BSc in Computer Science) at the University of Leicester. Before starting my PhD, I completed the MPhil in Advanced Computer Science at the University of Cambridge.

Publications

  • From distributional semantics to feature norms: grounding semantic models in human perceptual data
    Luana Făgărășan, Eva Maria Vecchi and Stephen Clark
    Proceedings of the Short Papers of the 11th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS 2015), London, UK.
    (Also appeared in NIPS Workshop on Learning Semantics 2014, Montreal, Canada.)
    [available soon]
  • Reducing Dimensions of Tensors in Type-Driven Distributional Semantics
    Tamara Polajnar, Luana Făgărășan and Stephen Clark
    Proceedings of the Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing Conference (EMNLP 2014), Doha, Qatar.
    [paper]

Contact

University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory
William Gates Building, 15 JJ Thomson Avenue
Cambridge CB3 0FD, UK
luana.fagarasan (at) cl.cam.ac.uk
+44 (0)1223 767024