Professor Shalom Lappin FBA

Computational learning theory and machine learning applied to grammar induction and natural language processing, computational and formal semantics, and computational modeling of cognitive processes

Elected 2010

Fellow type
UK Fellow
Year elected

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.

Current post

King's College London Emeritus Professor of Computational Linguistics

Centre for Linguistic Theory and Studies in Probability, University of Gothenburg Director


Probabilistic Type Theory and Natural Language Semantics

Published in 2015 by Linusitic Issues in Language Technology

Unsupervised Prediction of Acceptability Judgements

Published in 2015 by Proceedings of the Association of Computational Linguistics

Curry Typing, Polymorphism, and Fine-Grained Intensionality In The Handbook of Contemorary Semantic Theory

Published in 2015 by Wiley-Blackwell

Second Edition

Linguistic Nativism and the Poverty of the Stimulus

Published in 2010 by Wiley-Blackwell

The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory

Published in 2015 by Wiley-Blackwell

Second Edition

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