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 - 2014: member of the NLP group
- Since Feb 2014: member of the Knowledge and Language Team in
MSR-Technology

 

 

Research Interests:

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

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      2014

      2013

      • Michael Gamon, Tae Yano, Xinying Song, Johnson Apacible, and Patrick Pantel, Identifying Salient Entities in Web Pages, ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 1 November 2013