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Office: 305B Stanley Thomas Hall
Postal: 6823 St. Charles Avenue, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118
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Member of editorial board of Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR), July 2016-present.
Editorial Board of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, part of the journal Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Frontiers in Big Data, Review Editor, Oct-2018-present.
Organizing venues and workshops
Fourth International Workshop on Declarative Learning Based Programming (DeLBP-19), co-located with IJCAI-2019, here.
ACS-2019 Workshop on Cognitive vision and AI for embodied perception and interaction, here.
Combined Workshop on Spatial Language Understanding (SpLU) & Grounded Communication for Robotics (RoboNLP) in conjunction with NAACL-2019, June 6, Minnesota, USA. (Chair)
First workshop on Cognitive Vision: Integrated vision and AI for embodied perception and Interaction. In conjunction with IJCAI-ECAI 2018, July 14, STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN. (co-organizer)
First workshop on Spatial Language Understanding (SpLU-2018) in conjunction with NAACL-2018, June 1-6, New Orleans, USA.
The 16th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 1-6, 2018, (Local Sponsorships and Exhibits Chair).
The 3rd International workshop on Declarative Learning based Programming (DeLBP-2018), AAAI-2018, Feb 3rd, 2018, New Orleans, USA. (main organizer)
The 2nd International workshop on Declarative Learning based Programming (DeLBP-2017), IJCAI-17, August 19-20, 2017, Melbourne, Australia. (main organizer)
CLEF-2017 Lab/Workshop on multi-modal Spatial Role Labeling (mSpRL) in Dublin, 11-14 September 2017. (main organizer)
International workshop on Semantic Evaluation, SpaceEval shared task, SemEval 2015, Denver, Colorado, 2015. (co-organizer)
International workshop on Semantic Evaluation, Spatial role labeling shared task, SemEval 2013, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2013. (co-organizer)
International workshop on Semantic Evaluation, Spatial role labeling shared task, SemEval 2012, Montreal, Canada, 2012. (main organizer)
Program Committee member
CoNLL-2019, EMNLP-2019, AAAI-2019 (SPC), NAACL-2019, IJCAI-2019, *SEM-2019, ACL-2019, WS on Structured Prediction for NLP(SPNLP) @ACL-2019, WS on Geographic Information Retrieval (GIR-19), WS on Speaking of Location 2019: Communicating about Space, @COSIT-2019.
IJCAI-2018, COLING-2018, EMNLP-2018, ACL-2018, LREC-2018, AAAI-2018.
The 8th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP 2017).
Workshop on SPEAKING OF LOCATION: future directions in geospatial natural language research; in 13th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT-2017)
Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-2017).
31st AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence(AAAI-2017)
European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL-2017).
26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING-2016).
The 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-2016).
Thirtieth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-2016).
The 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and The 7th International Joint Conference of the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing (ACL-IJCNLP 2015).
The 21st bEuropean Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2014).
ECML/PKDD 2014, workshop on Multi-target prediction.
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) grant proposal, 2017/2018
Graduate and under graduate program of department of computer science Texas A&M-Commerce, 2018
Tenure review for Colorado College, 2017
Mentoring Committee for the Student Research Workshop (SRW) at ACL 2019, Florence, Italy.
Mentoring at AAAI-2018 Doctoral Consortium.
Paper-mentoring at COLING-2018.