offices

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		      deserted office

Area Chair for the area Summarization, Generation, Discourse, and Dialogue at the Conference for Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Austin, Texas, November 2-6, 2016 (EMNLP '16)

PC Co-Chair at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 7th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, Beijing, China., August 16-21, 2015 (ACL-IJCNLP '15)

Area Chair for the area Discourse, Coreference, and Pragmatics at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Baltimore, Md., June 22-27, 2014 (ACL '14)

General Co-Chair at the 14th Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue, Metz, France, August 23-24, 2013 (SIGdial '13)

Tutorial Chair at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Jeju Island, Korea, July 8-13, 2012 (ACL '12)

Area Chair for the area Discourse, Dialogue, and Pragmatics at the 13th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Avignon, France, April 23-27, 2012 (EACL '12)

PC Co-Chair for the track AI and the Web at the 25th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, San Francisco, Cal., August 7-11, 2011

Special Session Chair at the 11th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Daegu, Korea, August 30 - September 3, 2010 (PRICAI '10)

Area Chair for the area Discourse, Dialogue and Pragmatics at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 4th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing, Singapore, August 2-7, 2009 (ACL-IJCNLP '09)

Senior Program Committee Member (i.e. area chair) for the area Discourse, Dialogue, Multimodality at the Human Language Technology Conference/North American Chapter of the Association of Computational Linguistics Annual Meeting, New York City, June 4-9 2006 (HLT-NAACL '06)

Area Chair for the area Discourse, Dialogue, Multimodality at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics, Ann Arbor, MI, June 25-30, 2005 (ACL '05)

PC Co-Chair for the 5th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, Cambridge, MA, April 30 - May 1, 2004 (SIGdial '04)

Represented the area Discourse and Dialogue at the PC meeting for the 41st Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics, Sapporo, Japan, July 7-12, 200 (ACL '03)

 

editorial boards

The Journal of Data Semantics (2011 - 2014)

Dialogue and Discourse (2006 - now)

Research on Language and Computation (2006 - 2011)

 

journal reviews

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		      of telescopes directed to North Korea

ACM Computing Surveys 2010

ACM Transactions on Asian Language Processing (ACM TALIP) 2005

ACM Transactions on Speech and Language Processing (ACM TSLP) 2008, 2009

Artificial Intelligence 2010

Bioinformatics 2007, 2008, 2011

Cognitive Science 2012

Computational Intelligence 2006, 2011

Computational Linguistics (CL) 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014

Data and Knowledge Engineering 2009, 2010

Discourse Processes 2007, 2009

IEEE Intelligent Systems 2008

International Review of Pragmatics 2010

Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR) 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014

Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST) 2013

Journal of Machine Learning Research (JMLR) 2013

Knowledge Engineering Review (KER) 2011

Language Resources and Evaluation (LRE) 2009

Natural Language Engineering (NLE) 2013

Speech Communication (SpeCom) 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010

Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (TACL) 2012, 2013

 

selected conference reviewing and program committees

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AAAI - National Conference on Artificial Intelligence: 2007 (Special Track on Artificial Intelligence and the Web), 2012

ACL - Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

COLING - International Conference on Computational Linguistics: 2000, 2010, 2012, 2014

EACL - Meeting of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: 2003, 2006, 2009, 2014

ECAI - European Conference on Artificial Intelligence: 2012

EMNLP - Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing: 2003, 2005 (HLT-EMNLP), 2007 (EMNLP-CoNLL), 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014

ESWC - European Semantic Web Conference: 2008

ICASSP - International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing: 2007, 2008

IJCNLP - International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing: 2004, 2008, 2011, 2013

INLG - International Conference on Natural Language Generation: 2010, 2012

ISWC - International Semantic Web Conference: 2007 (ISWC & ASWC)

LREC - Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation: 2008

NAACL - Meeting of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: 2000, 2001, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013

Semdial - Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue: 2003, 2006

SIGdial - Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue: 2000, 2001, 2003, 2011, 2012

*SEM, StarSEM - Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics: 2012, 2013, 2014

WWW - World Wide Web Conference: 2012

 

external reviewer/committee member

Vanessa Wei Feng, Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2014.

Nina Dethlefs, Ph.D., University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, 2013.

Truc-Vien Nguyen, Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Trento, Trento, Italy, 2011.

Xiaofeng Yang, Ph.D. in Computer Science, National University of Singapore, 2006.

 

book proposal reviews

Springer Verlag, 2007

 

reviewing for funding agencies

Science Foundation Ireland, 2011

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation), 2008, 2013, 2016

Klaus-Tschira Foundation, Heidelberg, Germany, 2001 -- present

Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO, Social Science Research Council of the Netherlands), 1998, 2012