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Direct the InterVoice Research Center in the Human Language Technology Research Institute at UTD.
Co-direct the development of a state-of-the-art Question Answering system that achieved the best performance at TREC-8 (1999), TREC-9 (2000), TREC-11 (2002), TREC-12 (2003) and TREC-13 (2004) QA competitions
Develop a Knowledge Acquisition from Text (KAT) system that discovers concepts and relations for the purpose of extending WordNet interactively with domain-specific knowledge.
Develop Word Sense Disambiguation (WSD) methods for open text.
Develop a new technology for Semantic Indexing and Retrieval of texts that uses word semantics for the purpose of increasing the conciseness and the relevance of the information retrieved.
Develop a tool for transforming WordNet into a knowledge base by disambiguating the glosses and transforming them in logical and semantic forms.
Develop a Distributed Question Answering system using a Distributed Java Virtual Machine environment. Study the scalability of some Applied Natural Language Processing algorithms on parallel and distributed computers.
Worked on Parallel Processing applied to Natural Language Processing including inferences, acquisition of linguistic patterns, and parsers.
Studied marker-propagation as a new computational paradigm for Artificial Intelligence problems.
Parallel processing of Rule Based Systems.
Design of systolic arrays and other array processors.
Mapping computational algorithms into parallel architectures.
Microprocessor-based real-time systems.
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Mitchell Bowden, Marian Olteanu, Pasin Suriyentrakorn, Thomas d'Silva, Dan Moldovan, Multilingual Question Answering through Intermediate Translation: LCC's PowerAnswer at QA@CLEF 2007 Evaluation of Multilingual and Multi-modal Information Retrieval In book series Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ed. C. Peters et al Springer Berlin / Heidelberg Publisher Vol. 4730 (2007) 310-317 Category: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Marta Tatu, Brandon Iles, Dan Moldovan, Automatic Answer Validation Using COGEX Evaluation of Multilingual and Multi-modal Information Retrieval In book series Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ed. C. Peters et al Springer Berlin / Heidelberg Publisher Vol. 4730 (2007) 494-501 Category: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
D. Moldovan, C. Clark, S. Harabagiu and D. Hodges, "COGEX: A Semantically and Contextually Enriched Logic Prover for Question Answering", Journal of Applied Logic, Vol. 5(1), March 2007, 49-69 Category: Journal of Applied Logic
D. Moldovan and R. Girju, "Learning the Semantics of Noun Compounds," Computing Meaning, Vol. 4, Kluwer, Harry Bunt, editor, 2006 Category: Computing Meaning
R. Girju, A. Badulescu, and D. Moldovan, "Automatic Discovery for Part-Whole Relations," Computational Linguistics, Vol. 32(1) March 2006, 83-135 Category: Computational Linguistics
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