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Paula is the coordinator of the Linguistics Tripos; a Lecturer in Computational Linguistics at the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics; an associated researcher in the Natural Language and Information Processing Group at the Cambridge Computer Laboratory; and a fellow of Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge. Recently she has also worked as an Information Extraction and Data Mining Engineer at the European BioInformatics Institute, part of the European Molecular Biological Laboratory.

My curriculum vitae [pdf]

Industry Links

Paula is part of iLexIR: a software consultancy that provides natural language processing solutions---specializing in text analytics, mining, classification and search applications.

She has been a London Technology Network Business Fellow and is a Cambridge Enterprise Champion.

Research Interests

The subject of Paula's PhD thesis was Computational Models for First Language Acquisition. She continues to be interested in computational modelling of the cognition and acquisition of language (first and second languages), as well as methods for the analysis of neuro-linguistic data; and automated corpus analysis (data mining and text classification).

Information for Prospective Students

Students interested in working within Paula's fields of research may want to apply to the MPhil in Advanced Computer Science or for consideration as a PhD student supervised by members of the Computational Linguistics Cluster at the DTAL.