Professor Anna Korhonen

Professor in Computational Linguistics at Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge

Professor in Computational Linguistics, Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge

Dr Anna Korhonen is a Professor in Computational Linguistics and the co-director of the Language Technology Lab at the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (DTAL) in the University of Cambridge. She is also affiliated with the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory. Prior to taking up her current post she was a Royal Society University Research Fellow at Cambridge, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) post-doctoral fellow in Tokyo, Japan, and a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

Dr Korhonen's basic research focuses on Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Computational Linguistics. She develops adaptive, data-driven techniques for the lexical, semantic and discourse analysis of human language. She also uses her techniques to benefit real-life NLP applications and has conducted applied research in language, cognitive and biomedical sciences.

Dr Korhonen has published over 100 research articles, edited three books, and been Principal or Co-Investigator of over twenty RCUK and EU -funded projects. She has served on the editorial board of Computational Linguistics and Linguistic Issues in Language Technology, and is the secretary of the ACL Special Interest group in Lexicon (SIGLEX).