I recently completed my Ph.D. in Computational Linguistics from the Department of Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin, and am currently working as a Data Scientist at Ravel Law.
Most of my research focuses on techniques for effectively using low-resource languages in Natural Language Processing, with particular interests in parsing morphologically-rich languages and unsupervised or semi-supervised parsing methods. My dissertation research focuses on the properties of imperfect data like quickly collected corpora or partial annotations, and the consequences for low-data scenarios.
I was previously part of the UW-Madison Laryngeal Physiology Laboratory, where I focused on the quantification and analysis of dysphagia.
Parse Imputation for Dependency Annotations
Proceedings of ACL-IJCNLP 2015
Parsing Low-Resource Languages Using Gibbs Sampling for PCFGs with Latent Annotations
Proceedings of EMNLP 2014
Real-World Semi-Supervised Learning of POS-Taggers for Low-Resource Languages
Proceedings of ACL 2013
Evaluating the Tongue-Hold Maneuver Using High-Resolution Manometry and Electromyography
Hammer MJ, Jones CA, Mielens JD, Kim CH, McCulloch TM
Detection of Chronic Laryngitis due to Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Using Color and Texture Analysis of Laryngoscopic Images
Witt DR, Chen H, Mielens JD, McAvoy KE, Zhang F, Hoffman MR, Jiang JJ
Journal of Voice. 2014.
ANN Classiﬁcation of Pharyngeal High-Resolution Manometry with Impedance Data
Hoffman MR, Mielens JD, Omari T, Rommel N, Jiang JJ
Application of Classification Models to Pharyngeal High-Resolution Manometry
Mielens JD, Hoffman MR, Ciucci MR, Mcculloch TM, Jiang JJ
Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research. 2012.
High-Resolution Manometry of Pharyngeal Swallow Pressure Events Associated with Effortful Swallow and the Mendelsohn Maneuver
Hoffman MR, Mielens JD, Ciucci MR, Jones CA, Jiang JJ, Mcculloch TM
Automated Analysis of Pharyngeal Pressure data Obtained with High-Resolution Manometry
Mielens JD, Hoffman MR, Ciucci MR, Jiang JJ, Mcculloch TM
Pharyngeal swallow adaptations to Bolus Volume Measured with High-Resolution Manometry
Hoffman MR, Ciucci MR, Mielens JD, Jiang JJ, Mcculloch TM
UT-Austin Computational Linguistics Lab
UW-Madison Laryngeal Physiology Laboratory