Mark Liberman

Director, Linguistic Data Consortium
Research Interests: 

Language and Communication

Specific Research Areas: 

Computational linguistics

Research Synopsis: 
  • the phonology and phonetics of lexical tone, and its relationship to intonation;
  • gestural, prosodic, morphological and syntactic ways of marking focus, and their use in discourse;
  • formal models for linguistic annotation;
  • information retrieval and information extraction from text.