is a Lecturer
in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Central Florida.
He is a Xoogler
and an alumnus of UCF's Artificial Intelligence
Lab, having earned his Ph.D. under the advisement of Fernando Gomez,
Sean's research interests include knowledge-based approaches to natural language understanding, computational
aspects of the (automated) acquisition of lexical semantic knowledge, semantic
memory, and the function of human memory.
SGN: A Semantic Network of Related Concepts
The subject of
my doctoral dissertation was the automatic acquisition
of a semantic network of related concepts. The semantic network produced
by my research is publicly available.
Rel-122 Relatedness Norms
As part of my dissertation, I also
established a new set of relatedness norms for 122
pairs of English-language nouns. The dataset, Rel-122, is publicly available for download.
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