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Larry Birnbaum

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

2145 Sheridan Road

Tech

Evanston, IL 60208-3109

l-birnbaum( at )northwestern.edu

Education

Ph.D. Computer Science, Yale University, New Haven, CT

M.S. Computer Science, Yale University, New Haven, CT

B.S. Computer Science, Yale University, New Haven, CT


Research Interests

Natural language processing; case-based reasoning; machine learning; human-computer interaction; educational software; computer vision


Selected Publications

  • O'Banion, Shawn; Birnbaum, Larry; Bradley, Scott, “Finding the local angle in national news”, International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, Proceedings IUI, (2013)
  • O'Banion, Shawn; Birnbaum, Larry; Hammond, Kristian, “Social media-driven news personalization”, RSWeb'12 - Proceedings of the 4th ACM RecSys Workshop on Recommender Systems and the Social Web, (2012)
  • 79. Iacobelli, F., Nichols, N., Birnbaum, L., and Hammond, K., “Information finding with robust entity detection: The case of an online news reader. In M. Zacarias and J. Valente de Oliveira, eds., Human-Computer Interaction: The Agency Perspective.”, Springer, (2012)
  • Birnbaum, Larry; Iacobelli, Francisco; Nichols, Nathan; Hammond, Kristian, “Information finding with robust entity detection: The case of an online news reader”, Studies in Computational Intelligence, (2012)
  • Iacobelli, F., Nichols, N., Birnbaum, L., and Hammond, K., “Information finding with robust entity detection: The case of an online news reader”, In M. Zacarias and J. Valente de Oliveira, eds., Human-Computer Interaction: The Agency Perspective, Springer, Heidelberg, Germany, (2012)
  • Birnbaum, L.; Hammond, K.; Allen, N. D; Templon, J. R; McNally, P. S, “StatsMonkey: A Data-Driven Sports Narrative Writer”, 2010 AAAI Fall Symposium Series, (2010)
  • F Iacobelli, L Birnbaum, KJ Hammond, “Tell me more, not just more of the same”, Proceeding of the 14th ..., (2010)
  • F Iacobelli, N Nichols, L Birnbaum, K Hammond, “Finding New Information via Robust Entity Detection”, Proceedings of the 2009 ..., (2010)

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