Dr. Manoj Chinnakotla is an Applied Researcher in the Relevance, Natural Language Understanding and Data Sciences group at Microsoft Hyderabad. He did his PhD in Information Retrieval and Natural Language Processing from I.I.T. Bombay and has published in reputed conferences and journals such as SIGIR, ACL, COLING, CLEF and ACM TALIP. His research interests include Multi-Lingual Information Retrieval, Statistical Language Modeling, Question Answering and Entity Ranking.
Manish Shrivastava is an Assistant Professor in Language Technology Research Center at IIIT Hyderabad. He did his PhD from IIT Bombay in the area of “Harnessing Morphology Analysis for the task of Shallow Parsing of Indian Languages”. He has 7 years of teaching and research experience in the field of Indian Language Processing. His current research interests are Multilingual shallow parsing for closely related languages, Statistical Machine Translation and Question Answering for resource scarce languages.
Radhika Mamidi is an Assistant Professor in Language Technology Research Center at IIIT Hyderabad. She did her PhD in Linguistics from Hyderabad Central University. She has sixteen years of experience in language technology labs and academic institutions. She has published more than thirty papers in reputed fora of Linguistics/Computational Linguistics. Her current research interests are in Dialog Systems, Machine Translation, Computational Morphology, CALL, Pragmatics and Humour.