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Professor Ted Briscoe

Computational linguistics; speech and language processing; textual information management; evolutionary linguistics
Professor Ted Briscoe

Professor of Computational Linguistics

Director of the Institute for Automated Language Teaching and Assessment (ALTA)

Computational linguistics

Speech and language processing

Textual information management

Evolutionary linguistics

Office Phone: (+44) (0)1223 334616

Research Interests

Automated assessment and tutoring of writing for learners; (nearly-)deterministic, statistical, and robust parsing techniques; text classification, filtering and mining using linguistic features; textual information extraction from scientific articles; acquiring lexical information from on-line text and dictionaries; exploiting punctuation and document structure during parsing; models of human language learning and parsing; evolutionary simulation of language development and change.


  • Corpus linguistics
  • Computational linguistics
  • Natural Language Processing