Dong Nguyen

Hi, I am a research fellow at the Alan Turing Institute. I am also affiliated with Edinburgh University. I was a PhD student at the University of Twente and I was also affiliated with the Meertens Institute. I received a master's degree from the Language Technologies Institute at Carnegie Mellon University and a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Twente. I have interned at Facebook (fall 2011), Microsoft Research (fall 2013), and Google (summer 2014). In fall 2015 I visited Georgia Tech.

Maria Liakata and I run the NLP Interest Group at the Turing Institute.

I'm joining the University of Utrecht in May 2019

Email: moc.liamg@gn.p.gnod (Languages: Dutch and English)

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PhD thesis

Text as social and cultural data

I defended my PhD thesis Text as social and cultural data: A computational perspective on variation in text at the University of Twente in 2017.

Research (full publication list)

I'm interested in Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval, and in particular computational text analysis for research questions from the social sciences and humanities. I especially enjoy working with social media data. Some topics I have worked on:

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Conference and workshop organization