A Conversation with Claire Cardie
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Cardie, Claire; Constable, Robert L.
Claire Cardie discusses the role of Gerard Salton, natural language processing and the creation of the Information Science Department.Claire Cardie joined CS in 1994, helping CS get a foothold in Artificial Intelligence. Part of her research was in statistical machine learning methods to identify opinions and other subjective language in online text. This led to the social media startup Appinions Inc., which provided services that let people see the web through the lens of peoples’ opinions. Appinions was sold in 2015 to ScribbleLive. Her achievements include a Faculty Early CAREER award from the NSF, election as a Councillor of the Association for the Advancement of AI, election as Secretary of the Association for Computational Linguistics, and selection as an ACL Fellow. Claire has done her share of service to Cornell. With the support and urging of CS, Claire led the development of the IS (Information Science) major in three colleges and the founding of the Department of IS, serving as first chair. Along with interviewer Bob Constable, Claire discusses what the department was like when she joined it, including her interactions with Gerry Salton (father of Information Retrieval), natural language processing, the creation of the IS Department, and more. Running Time: 53 min. http://hdl.handle.net/1813/41216
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