About this Fellow
My area of research is computational linguistics. My current work focuses on the application of probabilistic methods and machine learning to problems in syntax, semantics, and language acquisition.
- Emeritus Professor of Computational Linguistics, King's College London; Professor of Computational Linguistics, Director of the Centre for Linguistic Theory and Studies in Probability, University of Gothenburg
Synchronic and diachronic morpho-phonology of Germanic and Indo-Aryan language families, and psycholinguistic and neurolinguistic research on the phonological and morphological representations of the mental lexicon
The human capacity for ostensive communication; its relation to linguistic competence and theory of mind; the semantics and pragmatics of word meaning; metaphorical and other non-literal uses of language
Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Phonetics and Phonology