Mitch Marcus studied Linguistics at Harvard University as an undergraduate,
and received his Ph.D. Degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A former member of technical
staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories, he is currently RCA Professor of Artificial
Intelligence at the University of Pennsylvania, and is Chair of the Computer and
Information Science Department, as well as holding an appointment in
Linguistics. He is a Fellow of the American Association for Artificial
Intelligence and is a past-president of the Association for Computational
Linguistics. He was the principal investigator of the Penn Treebank Project.
Marcus' research interests include computational models of computer and human
sentence processing, the development of large corpora of raw and annotated text,
and the development of techniques for learning the second from the first.
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