Portrait of Silviu-Petru Cucerzan

Silviu-Petru Cucerzan

Principal Researcher

About

I am a researcher in the Machine Learning and Intelligence group. I am also affiliated with the Machine Learning and Applied Statistics, Knowledge Tools, and Natural Language Processing groups.

I joined Microsoft in 2003, after completing my Ph.D. work at the Johns Hopkins University, where I was a member of the Center for Speech and Language Processing. I also received a M.S.E. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins, as well as an M.Sc. and a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer Science from University of Bucharest. Prior to coming to the United States, I held a junior faculty position in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at University of Bucharest.

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Research Interests

  • Information Extraction from Large Text Collections
  • Information Retrieval
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Learning

Influential Technologies Developed

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