Michael Gamon

Short Bio:

- born in Saarbruecken, Germany
- grew up near Frankfurt, Germany
- 1990-91: Fulbright scholar at the University of Washington
- 1992: MA in linguistics, University of Washington
-1996: PhD in linguistics, University of Washington
- 1996: internship in the NLP group
- 1996: joined MS as German grammarian in the NLP group, writing the German grammar for NLPWin, still used in the German grammar checker in Office
- 1997-1998: working from the German MS sub in Unterschleissheim
- 1998 - present: various projects in the NLP group 


Current Research Interests:

  • Automatic detection of language errors
  • Analysis of social media (see our BLEWS project)
  • Modeling of linguistic properties (e.g. word order, language errors)
  • Sentiment and subjectivity detection
  • Text classification based on stylistic properties
  • Text representations beyond ngrams
  • Events:

    Workshop on Language Analysis in Social Media at NAACL 2013 - June 13th, Atlanta Georgia.

    Recent Publications

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