John A. Carroll
Phone: +44 1273 678029
Fax: +44 1273 877873
I work in the area of intelligent computer processing of human language (natural language processing, or NLP). My current research is concerned with: clinical text mining, analysing non-standard forms of language, acquiring lexical information from text, sentiment analysis, and applying natural language processing technology to real-world tasks.
Current and recent responsibilities
President of SIGPARSE (ACL Special Interest Group on Natural Language Parsing) 2013-15, general chair of the 14th International Conference on Parsing Technologies (IWPT 2015)
Resources I have contributed to
RASP parsing system, morphological and orthographic tools for English, LKB grammar and lexicon development environment, English parser evaluation corpus, parser efficiency comparison data, Alvey Natural Language Tools
I am co-founder and director of iLexIR, which has commercialised some of my NLP research and deployed it in text mining, document classification and search applications.
Introduction to Computer Systems (Spring 2018)
Student feedback and drop-in sessions: Mondays 13:00-14:00, Thursdays 15:00-16:00, Chichester 1 room 209. I might not always be available at these times, so please email me in advance to check.