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Tim Baldwin

Professor
Computing And Information Systems
Text mining
social media analytics
text anallytics
science & technology
technology
computer science
computer science, artificial intelligence
computer science, interdisciplinary applications
linguistics
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Prof

Tim Baldwin

 
Division
Engineering
 
Primary Interest
Natural Language Processing
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Prof

Tim Baldwin

 

Prof Timothy Baldwin is a Melbourne Laureate Professor in the School of Computing and Information Systems, The University of Melbourne, Director of the ARC Training Centre in Cognitive Computing for Medical Technologies, and Associate Dean Research Training in the Melbourne School of Engineering. He was an ARC Future Fellow from 2013 to 2016, and has previously held visiting positions at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Cambridge University, the University of Washington, University of Tokyo, Saarland University, and NTT Communication Science Laboratories.

His research interests include text mining of social media, deep learning, computational lexical semantics, information extraction, and web mining. Tim completed a BSc(CS/Maths) and BA(Linguistics/Japanese) at The University of Melbourne in 1995, and an MEng(CS) and PhD(CS) at the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1998 and 2001, respectively. Prior to commencing his current position at The University of Melbourne, he was a Senior Research Engineer at the Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford University (2001-2004).

Projects

Displaying the 10 most recent projects by Tim Baldwin.

42

Projects

Project Types


25

Research Grant


11

Research Contracts


6

Internal Research Grant


Additional Information

2011-2013: ARC Discovery grant, 'Principles, Practice, and Pragmatics of Measurement in Experimental Computer Science', $330K
2011: Go8 European Fellowship grant to invite Dr Gintar Grigonyt (Vytautas Magnus University) to the University of Melbourne, $20K
2010-2013: ARC Linkage grant, 'Talking about Place - Tapping Human Knowledge to Enrich National Spatial Data Sets', $300K
2010-2013: Erasmus Mundus European Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT)
2010-2011: Institute for Broadband Enabled Society (IBES) project seed grant, 'Early Detection and Mitigation of Disastrous Events with Broadband-Enabled Social Interaction Technologies', $30K
2010: Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative (VLSCI) Resource Allocation Scheme grant, 'Information Extraction over MEDLINE', $20K
2010: Institute for Broadband Enabled Society (IBES) project seed grant, 'Crowd-Sourcing Human Knowledge on Spatial Semantics of Placenames', $48K
2009-2011: Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery grant, 'Online Linguistic Exploration: Deeper, Faster, Broader language Documentation',

76K
2009-2010: Microsoft Research Asia Research Award, 'Multilingual Unsupervised Parse Selection', CI and joint grant with S. Bird, $30K USD
2009: ARC HCSNet International Visiting Speaker Programme grant to invite Dr Mark Stevenson (University of Sheffield, UK) to the University of Melbourne, $4K
2009: University of Melbourne, Faculty of Science, Industry Collaboration Grant, CI and joint grant with L. Sonenberg, I. Zukerman and L. Kulik,
0K
2008-2009: Google Research Award, 'Web-scale language Identification: All Languages Great and Small', $60K USD
2008-2009: Microsoft Research Asia Research Award, 'Web user Forum Text Analysis',
8K USD
2008: Joint Tewkesbury/UOM Visiting Researcher grant to invite Dr Dan P. Flickinger (Standford University) to the University of Melbourne,
0K
2008: ARC HCSNet International Visiting Speaker Programme grant to invite Dr Dan P. Flickinger (Stanford University) to the University of Melbourne, $4K
2007-2011: NICTA project, 'Biological Text and Language Applications (BioTALA)', $3M
2007-2010: ARC Discovery grant, 'Dynamic personalisation for assisted navigation of information rich, physical environments', $325K
2007: University of Melbourne Visiting Researcher grant to invite Dr Dan P. Flickinger (Stanford University) to the University of Melbourne, $6K
2007: Gift from the Association for Natural Language Processing to establish the CSLI Publications Series on Japanese Computational Linguistics, $3K USD
2007: ARC HCSNet International Visiting Speaker grant to invite Dr Eneko Agirre (University of the Basque Country) to the University of Melbourne, $4K
2006-2009: Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery grant, 'Information Delivery from Segmented Textual Data Streams',
61K
2006-2008: Communication Science Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp.,'Scalable Language Understanding for Japanese', $70K
2005-2009: NICTA project, 'Interactive Information Discovery and Delivery',
.5M
2005-2006: ARC e-Research Special Research Initiative (SRI) grant, 'An Intelligent Search Infrastructure for Language Resources on the Web',
00K
2004-2006: Communication Science Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (NTT) grant, ' Feature-rich Word Sense Disambiguation and Unknown Word Bootstrapping', $65K
2003: University of Melbourne CSLI grant, 'Learning qualia structure from corpus data', $25K USD
2000: Communication Science Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (NTT) grant, 'Japanese Analysis and Dictionary Construction', $8K USD

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 10 most recent scholarly works by Tim Baldwin.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2020

Best Paper Award Honorable Mention, ACL 2020

Association for Computational Linguistics

2019

Best Paper Award, ALTW 2019

Australasian Language Technology Association (ALTA)

2019

The University of Melbourne

2019

Best Paper Award Runner-up, AGILE 2019

AGILE 2019

2018

Best Short Paper Award, ALTW 2018

Australasian Language Technology Association (ALTA)

2018

Best Short Paper Award, ICTIR 2018

ACM SIGIR

2017

Best Paper Award, ALTW 2017

Australasian Language Technology Association (ALTA)

2017

Outstanding Paper Award, ACL 2017

Association for Computational Linguistics

2016

IBM Faculty Award

IBM Research

2009

Best Paper Award - Australasian Language Technology Workshop 2009

Australasian Language Technology Association (ALTA)

2008

Erasmus Mundus Scholar [invited]

Saarland University, Germany

2008

Teaching Excellence Award

The University of Melbourne, Melbourne School of Engineering

2008

JSPS Short-term Fellow [invited]

University of Tokyo, Japan

2006

Teaching Award

The University of Melbourne, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering

2006

Best Poster Award

12th Australasian World Wide Web Conference (AusWeb06)

2005

Research Excellence Award

The University of Melbourne, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering

2002

Best Paper Award - 8th Annual Meeting of the Association of Natural Language Processing (Japan)

Association of Natural Language Processing (Japan)

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Awards

Credentials

Positions

Positions


Professor

Computing And Information Systems

Member

Australasian Language Technology Association

Member

Association for Computational Linguistics, Special Interest Group on the Lexicon

Member

Association for Computational Linguistics

Education

Education


PhD (Computer Science)

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Master of Engineering (Computer Science)

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Arts (Linguistics and Japanese)

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Science (Computer Science)

University of Melbourne

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