Yonatan Bisk – יונתן ביסק




CS Demographics

My research area is Natural Language Processing (NLP) with a focus on grounding. My agenda focuses on
     1. Uncovering the latent structures of natural language,
     2. Modeling the semantics of the physical world, and
     3. Connecting language to perception and control.

Job market: I'm currently on the faculty job market, happy to share statements and work under review.

2015 – ...
Postdoc @ ISI           → UW & AI2
Advisor: Daniel MarcuYejin Choi
2009 – 2015
PhD Student in Computer Science,
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Advisor:       Julia Hockenmaier
Committee: Jason Eisner, Dan Roth, Cheng Zhai
2013 & 2014
Research Intern @Google with John Blitzer
BS in Computer Science
The University of Texas at Austin

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Organizing & Travel:
AC for Vision Robotics Multimodal Grounding and Speech trackACL 19 (Deadline Mar 4)
Spatial Language and RoboNLP WorkshopNAACL 19 (Deadline Mar 6)
Kavli Frontiers of Science SymposiumNational Academy of Sciences
Wordplay: Reinforcement and Language Learning in Text-based GamesNeurIPS 18
Mitigating the Negative Impacts of Computing Through Peer ReviewACM-FCA (NSF wksp coming soon)
New Forms of Generalization in Deep Learning and NLP WorkshopNAACL 18
CCC Addressing National Priorities and Societal NeedsComputing Research Association
Language Grounding for Robotics workshopACL 17
ACM's inaugural class of the Future of Computing AcademyAssoc for Computing Machinery