Curriculum Vitae - Sabine Buchholz

CONTACT
E-mail sabine dot buchholz at crl dot toshiba dot co dot uk
Old home page http://ilk.uvt.nl/~sabine/
EDUCATION
1997-2002Tilburg University, The Netherlands
PhD in Computational Linguistics; defended December 2002
1990-1996University of Saarbrücken, Germany
MA in Computational Linguistics; mark: 1.2 (with distinction)
EXPERIENCE
04/2003-present Toshiba's Speech Technology Group, Cambridge, UK
Research engineer, working on part-of-speech tagging and parsing for text-to-speech systems
11/2002-03/2003 Textkernel, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Knowledge engineer, working on text classification, information extraction and graphical user interfaces
08/2001-12/2001 Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
Research exchange, funded by USENIX and Stichting NLnet: Studied existing lexical acquisition system, developed a filtering module using machine learning
11/2001 Question answering track of 10th Text REtrieval Conference
Implemented and submitted own system, which uses WWW
01/2000-05/2000 Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Prepared and taught Scheme programming course
09/1998 SENSEVAL word sense disambiguation workshop
Implemented and submitted system in team work with three colleagues
1993-1997 German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Saarbrücken, Germany
Research assistant (part-time): Implemented additions to the grammar and the lexicon of a large German parsing system
02/1994-04/1994 Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Internship: Compared two language learner corpora and evaluated the possibility of a semi-automatic conversion
10/1993-07/1994 University of Saarbrücken, Germany
Software project: Implemented a natural language interface to a database in team work with other students
PROGRAMMING
C, Perl, Tcl/Tk, PHP, Prolog, Visual FoxPro, Pascal (major projects)
Python, C++, Scheme, awk, JavaScript (minor projects)
INTERESTS
cycling, climbing, Ultimate frisbee, salsa; traveling; reading
REFERENCES
Available upon request