Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington (Seattle, WA), 2007.
MS, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington (Seattle, WA), 2003.
B.A., Applied Mathematics, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA), 2001.
Research / Professional Interests :
Natural Language Processing, Information Extraction from the Web, Text and Data Mining, Probabilistic Models, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning.
Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Algorithms and Data Structures, Program Design, Databases, Complexity Theory.
- Fei Huang and Alexander Yates. "Distributional Representations for
Handling Sparsity in Supervised Sequence Labeling". Proceedings of the
Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL),
- Alexander Yates and Oren Etzioni. "Unsupervised Methods for Determining
Object and Relation Synonyms on the Web". Journal of Artificial
Intelligence Research (JAIR) 34, March, 2009, pages 255-296.
- Oren Etzioni, Michael Cafarella, Doug Downey, Ana-Maria Popescu, Tal
Shaked, Stephen Soderland, Daniel Weld, and Alexander Yates.
"Unsupervised Named-Entity Extraction from the Web: An Experimental
Study". Artificial Intelligence, 165(1):91-134, 2005.
- Oren Etzioni, Craig Knoblock, Rattapoom Tuchinda, Alexander Yates. "To
Buy or Not To Buy: Mining Airfare Data to Minimize Ticket Purchase
Price". Proceedings of the Ninth ACM SIGKDD International Conference on
Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), 2003.