Orest Xherija (Ορέστ Τζερίγια)
computational linguist at The University of Chicago


I am a third year post-graduate student in the Department of Linguistics of The University of Chicago. I am interested in applying techniques from algorithmic & statistical machine learning to problems of language modeling. I am also interested in model-theoretic semantics.

Areas of interest

  • nlp: discovery and learning of entailment patterns
  • semantics: connectives, NPIs, quantifiers, temporality

Recent

Teaching

  • Fall 2016: Elementary Logic [PHIL 20100/30000]; Instructor: Michael Kremer.
  • Spring 2017: Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics [LING 20301/30310]; Instructor: Itamar Francez.