Dan Jurafsky

Stanford University

Dan Jurafsky is Professor in the Department of Linguistics and by courtesy in the Department of Computer Science, at Stanford University. From 1996-2003 he was on the faculty of the University of Colorado at Boulder. Dan received a BA in Linguistics in 1983 and a PhD in Computer Science in 1992, both from the University of California, Berkeley. He is the recipient of a 2002 MacArthur Fellowship, and is the co-author with Jim Martin of the widely used textbook Speech and Language Processing. Recent research interests include computational semantics and pragmatics, machine translation, the linguistics of food, Chinese linguistics, the similarities and differences between human and machine language processing and the application of computational linguistics to the social sciences.