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Guy Edward Toh Emerson

Guy Edward Toh Emerson

Computational semantics

Machine learning


Low-resource languages

Departments and Institutes

Computer Laboratory:
PhD Candidate


  • Chinese
  • Machine learning
  • Computational linguistics
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Morphology
  • Syntax
  • Semantics


Key Publications

Guy Emerson and Ann Copestake. (2017, forthcoming). "Semantic Composition via Probabilistic Model Theory". Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS).

Guy Emerson and Ann Copestake. (2017, forthcoming). "Variational Inference for Logical Inference". Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Logic and Machine Learning for Natural Language (LaML).

Guy Emerson and Ann Copestake. (2016). "Functional Distributional Semantics". Proceedings of the ACL 2016 Workshop on Representation Learning for NLP. (see the poster here)

Ann Copestake, Guy Emerson, Michael Wayne Goodman, Matic Horvat, Alexander Kuhnle, and Ewa Muszyńska. (2016). "Resources for Building Applications with Dependency Minimal Recursion Semantics". Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation.

Guy Emerson and Ann Copestake. (2015). "Lacking Integrity: HPSG as a Morphosyntactic Theory". Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar.

Guy Emerson and Ann Copestake. (2015). "Leveraging a Semantically Annotated Corpus to Disambiguate Prepositional Phrase Attachment". Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computational Semantics. (watch the presentation here)

Guy Emerson and Thierry Declerck. (2014). "SentiMerge: Combining Sentiment Lexicons in a Bayesian Framework". Proceedings of the 2014 Workshop on Lexical and Grammatical Resources for Language Processing.

Guy Emerson, Liling Tan, Susanne Fertmann, Alexis Palmer, and Michaela Regneri. (2014). "SeedLing: Building and using a seed corpus for the Human Language Project". Proceedings of the 2014 Workshop on the Use of Computational Methods in the Study of Endangered Languages.

Guy Emerson. (2013). "Using Distributional Semantics to Improve Parse Ranking". Master's Thesis, University of Cambridge.