Matthew R. Gormley
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Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University and Human Language Technologies Center of Excellence fellow.
Email: mrg at cs dot jhu dot edu
Office: Hackerman 321
Advisers: Jason Eisner, Mark Dredze

Research Interests

Natural language processing; Machine learning; Computational semantics; Global optimization; Topic modeling; Low-resource learning; Coreference resolution; Grammar induction.

News

I'm on the job market this year! Check out my C.V., research statement, and teaching statement.

  • Mar 05 - We had a TACL paper accepted on approximation-aware learning for structured belief propagation.
  • Feb 15 - Our short paper on fine-grained relation extraction was accepted to NAACL 2015.
  • Feb. 15 - Our tutorial on Structured BP was accepted for re-presentation at ACL 2015 in Beijing, China.
  • Dec. 14 - I was invited to present a breakout session at MASC 2015.
  • Dec. 14 - Two of our papers will be presented at NIPS workshops (AKBC and Learning Semantics).
  • Sep. 14 - I received the Fred Jelinek fellowship for the 2014-2015 academic year.
  • Jun. 14 - The latest slides for our tutorial on Structured Belief Propagation for NLP are up.
  • Jun. 14 - Check out my new Software page, with pre-releases of Pacaya, Prim, and Optimize!

Tutorials

Papers

2015

  • Approximation-aware Dependency Parsing by Belief Propagation.
    Matthew R. Gormley, Mark Dredze, and Jason Eisner.
    TACL (to appear). 2015.
    [bibtex]
    @article{gormley-etal:2015:Approx,
        author = {Matthew R. Gormley and Mark Dredze and Jason Eisner},
        title = {Approximation-aware Dependency Parsing by Belief Propagation},
        journal = {Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (TACL)},
        year = {2015}
    }
    
  • Improved Relation Extraction with Feature-rich Compositional Embedding Models.
    Matthew R. Gormley*, Mo Yu*, Mark Dredze.
    (*The first two authors contributed equally.)
    Preprint. 2015.
    [arXiv]
  • A Concrete Chinese NLP Pipeline.
    Nanyun Peng, Francis Ferraro, Mo Yu, Nicholas Andrews, Jay DeYoung, Max Thomas, Matthew R. Gormley, Travis Wolfe, Craig Harman, Benjamin Van Durme, and Mark Dredze.
    NAACL Demonstration Session. 2015.
    [paper] [bibtex]
    @inproceedings{peng-etal:2015:ChineseNLP,
        author = {Nanyun Peng and Francis Ferraro and Mo Yu and Nicholas Andrews and Jay DeYoung and Max Thomas and Matthew R. Gormley and Travis Wolfe and Craig Harman and Benjamin Van Durme and Mark Dredze},
        title = {A {Concrete} {Chinese} {NLP} Pipeline},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the {NAACL} Demonstration Session},
        year = {2015}
    }
    
  • Combining Word Embeddings and Feature Embeddings for Fine-grained Relation Extraction.
    Mo Yu, Matthew R. Gormley, and Mark Dredze.
    NAACL. 2015.
    [paper] [bibtex]
    @inproceedings{yu-etal:2015:LRFCM,
        author = {Yu, Mo and Gormley, Matthew R. and Dredze, Mark},
        title = {Combining Word Embeddings and Feature Embeddings for Fine-grained Relation Extraction},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of {NAACL}},
        year = {2015}
    }
    

2014

  • Factor-based Compositional Embedding Models.
    Mo Yu, Matthew R. Gormley, and Mark Dredze.
    The NIPS 2014 Learning Semantics Workshop. 2014.
    [paper] [bibtex] [code]
    @inproceedings{yu-etal:2014:FCM,
        author = {Yu, Mo and Gormley, Matthew R. and Dredze, Mark},
        title = {Factor-based Compositional Embedding Models},
        booktitle = {The {NIPS} 2014 Learning Semantics Workshop},
        month = {December},
        year = {2014}
    }
    
  • Concretely Annotated Corpora.
    Francis Ferraro, Max Thomas, Matthew R. Gormley, Travis Wolfe, Craig Harman, and Benjamin Van Durme.
    The NIPS 2014 AKBC Workshop. 2014.
    [paper] [bibtex] [data+code]
    @inproceedings{ferraro-etal:2014:Concrete,
        author = {Ferraro, Francis and Thomas, Max and Gormley, Matthew R. and Wolfe, Travis and Harman, Craig and Van Durme, Benjamin},
        title = {Concretely Annotated Corpora},
        booktitle = {The {NIPS} 2014 {AKBC} Workshop},
        month = {December},
        year = {2014}
    }
    
  • Low-Resource Semantic Role Labeling.
    Matthew R. Gormley, Margaret Mitchell, Benjamin Van Durme, Mark Dredze.
    ACL. 2014.
    [paper] [bibtex] [slides (CLSP Seminar)] [code]
    @InProceedings{gormley-etal:2014:SRL,
        author    = {Gormley, Matthew R. and Mitchell, Margaret and {Van Durme}, Benjamin and Dredze, Mark},
        title     = {Low-Resource Semantic Role Labeling},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of {ACL}},
        month     = {June},
        year      = {2014},
    }
    

2013

  • Nonconvex Global Optimization for Latent-Variable Models.
    Matthew R. Gormley, Jason Eisner.
    ACL. 2013.
    [paper] [bibtex] [slides (ACL)] [slides (CLSP Seminar)]
    @InProceedings{gormley-eisner:2013:GlobalOpt,
        author    = {Gormley, Matthew R. and Eisner, Jason},
        title     = {Nonconvex Global Optimization for Latent-Variable Models},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of {ACL}},
        month     = {August},
        year      = {2013},
    }
    
  • Topic Models and Metadata for Visualizing Text Corpora.
    Justin Snyder, Rebecca Knowles, Mark Dredze, Matthew R. Gormley, Travis Wolfe.
    NAACL Demonstration Session. 2013.
    [paper] [bibtex]
    @InProceedings{snyder-etal:2013:MetaToMATo,
        author    = {Snyder, Justin  and  Knowles, Rebecca  and  Dredze, Mark  and  Gormley, Matthew  and  Wolfe, Travis},
        title     = {Topic Models and Metadata for Visualizing Text Corpora},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2013 {NAACL} {HLT} Demonstration Session},
        month     = {June},
        year      = {2013},
    }
    

2012

  • Shared Components Topic Models.
    Matthew R. Gormley, Mark Dredze, Benjamin Van Durme, Jason Eisner.
    NAACL. 2012.
    [paper] [bibtex] [slides]
    @InProceedings{gormley-EtAl:2012:SCTM,
      author    = {Gormley, Matthew R.  and Dredze, Mark and {Van Durme}, Benjamin and Eisner, Jason},
      title     = {Shared Components Topic Models},
      booktitle = {Proceedings of {NAACL}},
      month     = {June},
      year      = {2012},
    }    
    
  • Annotated Gigaword.
    Courtney Napoles, Matthew Gormley, Benjamin Van Durme.
    AKBC-WEKEX workshop at NAACL. 2012.
    [paper] [bibtex] [code]
    @InProceedings{napoles-EtAl:2012:Agiga,
      author    = {Napoles, Courtney and Gormley, Matthew and {Van Durme}, Benjamin},
      title     = {Annotated Gigaword},
      booktitle = {{AKBC-WEKEX} Workshop at {NAACL} 2012},
      month     = {June},
      year      = {2012},
    }
    
  • Entity Clustering Across Languages.
    Spence Green, Nicholas Andrews, Matthew R. Gormley, Mark Dredze, Christopher D. Manning.
    NAACL. 2012.
    [paper] [bibtex]
    @InProceedings{green-EtAl:2011:Entity,
      author      = {Spence Green and Nicholas Andrews and Matthew R. Gormley and Mark Dredze and Christopher D. Manning},
      title       = {Entity Clustering Across Languages},
      booktitle   = {Proceedings of {NAACL}},
      month       = {June},
      year        = {2012},
    }    
    

2011

  • Shared Components Topic Models with Application to Selectional Preference.
    Matthew R. Gormley, Mark Dredze, Benjamin Van Durme, Jason Eisner.
    Learning Semantics Workshop at NIPS. 2011.
    [bibtex] [extended abstract]
    @InProceedings{gormley-EtAl:2011:SCTM,
      author    = {Gormley, Matthew R.  and Dredze, Mark and {Van Durme}, Benjamin and Eisner, Jason},
      title     = {Shared Components Topic Models with Application to Selectional Preference},
      booktitle = {Proceedings of Learning Semantics Workshop at {NIPS} 2011},
      month     = {December},
      year      = {2011},
    }
    
  • Cross-lingual Coreference Resolution: A New Task for Multilingual Comparable Corpora.
    Spence Green, Nicholas Andrews, Matthew R. Gormley, Mark Dredze, Christopher D. Manning.
    Technical Report 6. HLTCOE, Johns Hopkins University. 2011.
    [paper] [bibtex]
    @techreport{green-EtAl:2011:Coref,
      author      = {Spence Green and Nicholas Andrews and Matthew R. Gormley and Mark Dredze and Christopher D. Manning},
      title       = {Cross-lingual Coreference Resolution: A New Task for Multilingual Comparable Corpora},
      institution = {{HLTCOE}, Johns Hopkins University},
      number      = {6},
      year        = {2011}
    }
    

2010

  • Non-Expert Correction of Automatically Generated Relation Annotations.
    Matthew R. Gormley, Adam Gerber, Mary Harper, Mark Dredze.
    Proceedings of the NAACL HLT 2010 Workshop on Creating Speech and Language Data with Amazon's Mechanical Turk. 2010.
    [paper] [bibtex] [code+data]
    @InProceedings{gormley-EtAl:2010:MTURK,
      author    = {Gormley, Matthew R.  and  Gerber, Adam  and  Harper, Mary  and  Dredze, Mark},
      title     = {Non-Expert Correction of Automatically Generated Relation Annotations},
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the {NAACL} {HLT} 2010 Workshop on Creating Speech and Language Data with Amazon's Mechanical Turk},
      month     = {June},
      year      = {2010},
      address   = {Los Angeles},
      publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
      pages     = {204--207},
      url       = {http://www.aclweb.org/anthology/W10-0732}
    }
    
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Teaching

Spring 2014: 600.475 Machine Learning, guest-lectures on HMMs/CRFs/loopy belief propagation.
Spring 2013: 600.476 Machine Learning in Complex Domains (Graphical Models), TA.
Spring 2012: 600.103 Fundamentals of Practical Computing, co-instructor.
Fall 2011/2012: 600.475 Machine Learning, guest-lecture on topic modeling.

Service

Reviewer (Natural Language Processing): ACL 2015, TACL 2014, EMNLP 2014, ACL 2014, TACL 2013, ACL 2012, IJCNLP 2011, EMNLP 2011.
Reviewer (Machine Learning): ICML 2015, IEEE TPAMI 2014, AISTATS 2012, NESCAI 2010.
Entertainment Chair, ACL 2014.
Organizing committee member, JHU NACLO (North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad), 2011-2013.

Education

Ph.D. Candidate, Johns Hopkins University, 2009 - present.
M.S. in Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University, 2009 - 2011.
B.S. in Computer Science with a double major in Cognitive Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 2003 - 2006.

Work Experience

Google, Software Engineering Intern, Summer 2012.
Endeca Technologies, Software developer, 2007-2009.
Microsoft's Speech and Natural Language Group, Intern, Summer 2006.
Scone Knowledge Base Group at CMU, Research assistant for Scott Fahlman, 2005-2007.