Jeff Mitchell


Publications

2018

Jeff Mitchell, Pontus Stenetorp, Pasquale Minervini and Sebastian Riedel. Extrapolation in NLP. In Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on New Forms of Generalization in Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing, New Orleans, USA, June 2018. Association for Computational Linguistics [pdf]

Ivan Sanchez Carmona, Jeff Mitchell and Sebastian Riedel. Behavior Analysis of NLI models. In Proceedings of the 2018 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, New Orleans, USA, June 2018. Association for Computational Linguistics [pdf]

2017

Liepins, Renars and Germann, Ulrich and Barzdins, Guntis and Birch, Alexandra and Renals, Steve and Weber, Susanne and van der Kreeft, Peggy and Bourlard, Herve and Prieto, Joao and Klejch, Ondrej and Bell, Peter and Lazaridis, Alexandros and Mendes, Alfonso and Riedel, Sebastian and Almeida, Mariana S. C. and Balage, Pedro and Cohen, Shay B. and Dwojak, Tomasz and Garner, Philip N. and Giefer, Andreas and Junczys-Dowmunt, Marcin and Imran, Hina and Nogueira, David and Ali, Ahmed and Miranda, Sebastiao and Popescu-Belis, Andrei and Miculicich Werlen, Lesly and Papasarantopoulos, Nikos and Obamuyide, Abiola and Jones, Clive and Dalvi, Fahim and Vlachos, Andreas and Wang, Yang and Tong, Sibo and Sennrich, Rico and Pappas, Nikolaos and Narayan, Shashi and Damonte, Marco and Durrani, Nadir and Khurana, Sameer and Abdelali, Ahmed and Sajjad, Hassan and Vogel, Stephan and Sheppey, David and Hernon, Chris and Mitchell, Jeff. The SUMMA Platform Prototype. In Proceedings of the Software Demonstrations of the 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Valencia, Spain, April 2017. Association for Computational Linguistics [pdf]

2016

Jeff Mitchell. Decomposing Bilexical Dependencies into Semantic and Syntactic Vectors. In Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Representation Learning for NLP, Berlin, Germany, August 2016. Association for Computational Linguistics [pdf]

2015

Jeff Mitchell and Mark Steedman. Parser Adaptation to the Biomedical Domain without Re-Training. In Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Health Text Mining and Information Analysis, pages 7989, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2015. Association for Computational Linguistics [pdf][bib]

Jeff Mitchell and Mark Steedman. Orthogonality of syntax and semantics within distributional spaces. In Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 7th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (Volume 1: Long Papers), pages 13011310, Beijing, China, July 2015. Association for Computational Linguistics [pdf][bib][code]

2013

Jeff Mitchell. Learning semantic representations in a bigram language model. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS 2013) Short Papers, pages 362368, Potsdam, Germany, March 2013. Association for Computational Linguistics [pdf] [bib] [data]

2011

Jeff Mitchell. Composition in Distributional Models of Semantics. PhD thesis, University of Edinburgh, 2011 [pdf]

2010

Jeff Mitchell, Mirella Lapata, Vera Demberg, and Frank Keller. Syntactic and semantic factors in processing difficulty: An integrated measure. In Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pages 196206, Uppsala, Sweden, July 2010. Association for Computational Linguistics [pdf] [bib]

Jeff Mitchell and Mirella Lapata. Composition in distributional models of semantics. Cognitive Science, 34(8):13881429, 2010 [pdf] [data]

2009

Jeff Mitchell and Mirella Lapata. Language models based on semantic composition. In Proceedings of the 2009 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pages 430439, Singapore, August 2009. Association for Computational Linguistics [pdf] [bib]

2008

Jeff Mitchell and Mirella Lapata. Vector-based models of semantic composition. In Proceedings of ACL-08: HLT, pages 236244, Columbus, Ohio, June 2008. Association for Computational Linguistics [pdf] [bib] [data]


Research and Education

2016–2018

PostDoc, UCL

Project: SUMMA

PI: Sebastian Riedel

2013–2015

PostDoc, Edinburgh

Project: GRAMPLUS

PI: Mark Steedman

2006–2010

PhD, Composition in Distributional Models of Semantics, Edinburgh.

Thesis: Composition in distributional models of semantics.

Supervisor: Mirella Lapata

2004–2005

MSc, Cognitive Science and Natural Language, Edinburgh.

Dissertation: Model Search In Statistical Machine Translation.

1996–1997

MSc, Neural Computation, Stirling.

Dissertation: Similarity, Categorisation and Generalisation.

1990–1994

BSc, Physics, Edinburgh.



Commercial Employment

2016

Consultant, Webhelp

2012–2013

Consultant, Dufrain

2011–2012

Business Analyst, Tesco Bank

2005–2006

Analyst, StatApp.

2002–2004

Analyst, Insight4.

2000–2002

Analyst, Marlborough Consultancy.

1997–2000

Consultant, SAS Software.