I am a 3rd Year PhD student in the Natural Language and Information Processing (NLIP) group at the University of Cambridge. I am supervised by Prof. Ted Briscoe and supported by the Institute for Automated Language Teaching and Assessment (ALTA). I am a member of Churchill College.
My research mainly concerns the Automatic Detection and Correction of Grammatical Errors in non-native English texts.
Before I came to Cambridge, I spent two years working as a Research Assistant in the School of Computing at the National University of Singapore under Prof. Hwee Tou Ng. Before that, I completed a MSc in Speech and Language Processing and an undergraduate MA(Hons) in Chinese and Linguistics, both at the University of Edinburgh.
Christopher Bryant, Mariano Felice, and Ted Briscoe. 2017. Automatic annotation and evaluation of error types for grammatical error correction. In Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pages 793–805
Vancouver, Canada, July 30 - August 4, 2017.
Association for Computational Linguistics. [pdf, bib, code, slides]
Mariano Felice, Christopher Bryant, and Ted Briscoe. 2016. Automatic extraction of learner errors in ESL sentences using linguistically enhanced alignments. In Proceedings of COLING 2016, the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics: Technical Papers, pages 825-835, Osaka, Japan, December 11-17 2016. [pdf, bib, code, poster]
Christopher Bryant and Mariano Felice. 2016. Issues in preprocessing current datasets for grammatical error correction. Technical Report UCAM-CL-TR-894, University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory, September. [pdf, bib]
Nianwen Xue, Hwee Tou Ng, Sameer Pradhan, Rashmi Prasad, Christopher Bryant, and Attapol Rutherford. 2015. The CoNLL-2015 Shared Task on Shallow Discourse Parsing. In Proceedings of the Nineteenth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning - Shared Task, pages 1-16, Beijing, China, July. Association for Computational Linguistics. [pdf, bib]
Christopher Bryant and Hwee Tou Ng. 2015. How far are we from fully automatic high quality grammatical error correction? In Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 7th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (Volume 1: Long Papers), pages 697–707, Beijing, China, July. Association for Computational Linguistics. [pdf, bib, dataset, poster]
Maria Luisa Garcia Lecumberri, Martin Cooke, and Christopher Bryant. 2015. Accent evaluation from extemporaneous child speech. Poznań Studies in Contemporary Linguistics, Volume 51, pages 227-246. [url, bib]
Hwee Tou Ng, Siew Mei Wu, Ted Briscoe, Christian Hadiwinoto, Raymond Hendy Susanto, and Christopher Bryant. 2014. The CoNLL-2014 Shared Task on Grammatical Error Correction. In Proceedings of the Eighteenth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning: Shared Task, pages 1-14, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, June. Association for Computational Linguistics. [pdf, bib]
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