Applied Knowledge Representation and Natural Language Understanding Lab

AKRaNLU is a research team of students and faculty interested in working on Natural Language Understanding problems. The group enhances technologies that benefit from full language understanding by combining the meaning extracted from Natural Language texts with the knowledge of the world, represented in conceptual forms (knowledge respresentation and reasoning).

Recent News

2021.10
Congrats to Kanishka on passing his prelims!
2021.10
Congrats to Geetanjali on passing her prelims!
2021.09
Welcome Nadine to the lab!
2021.08
Welcome Sweta to the lab!
2021.07
Congratulations to Tatiana on a successful PhD defense!
2021.05
Congratulations to Tatiana on an acceptence to Findings of ACL!
2021.04
Congratulations to Tatiana on NAFIPS Outstanding Student Paper award (2nd place) and to Kanishka on the honorable mention (3rd place)!
2021.04
Congratulations to Geetanjali on a DeepLIO workshop paper acceptance at NAACL!
2021.04
Congratulations to Kanishka on CogSci Full Paper with Talk acceptance!
2021.04
Congratulations to Julia on being promoted to Full Professor! See detail "Faculty promotions at Purdue approved by board"!
2021.03
Congratulations to Shannon, Carol, Yi, Tatiana, Kanishka, and Geetanjali on their papers being accepted to NAFIPS'21!
2021.03
Congratulations to Yifei, Shannon, Carol, Yi, and BK on their papers being accepted to FLAIRS'34!
2021.01
Congratulations to Soumya on her new job at Siemens!
2020.12
Congratulations to Shih-Feng on his PhD proposal defense!
2020.11
Congratulations to Yifei on a successful MS defense!
2020.11
Congratulations to Shannon on a paper acceptance to Data Analytics on Social Media workshop of WI'20!
2020.11
Congratulations to Kanishka on a successful MS defense!
2020.10
Congratulations to Geetanjali on a paper acceptance to WI'20!
2020.10
Congratulations to Kanishka on an accepted presentation to BlackboxNLP 2020!
2020.08
Congratulations to Kanishka on an acceptance of his paper to Findings of EMNLP!
2020.08
Congrats to Carol, Yi, Kanishka, Yifei, and Shannon on their papers being accepted to ICCI*CC’20!
2020.07
Congrats to Tatiana on the best student paper award at NAFIPS'20!
2020.06
Congrats to Soumya on her paper acceptance to ICCM2020!
2020.05
Congrats to Kanishka and Tatiana on acceptance of their papers to NAFIPS’2020!
2020.04
Congrats to Carol, Yi, and their mentor Kanishka on second place at the PURC 2020! Here's the video.
2020.04
Congrats to Geetanjali on a successsfull MS defense!
2020.04
Congrats to Soumya on a successsfull MS defense!
2019.12
Congrats to Tatiana on passing her thesis proposal defense!
2019.08
Congrats to Xiaonan "Shannon" Jing on passing her prelims!
2019.06
Julia and Victor recieved Outstanding Paper Award at IFSA-NAFIPS 2019!
2019.06
Julia is elected to the Board of NAFIPS!
2019.06
Congratulations to Qiaofei, Kanishka, Tatiana, and Hemanth on their papers being accepted to IEEE-SMC 2019!
2019.05
Congratulations to Kanishka and Hemanth on their work being accepted to ICCM'2019 and CogSci 2019!
2019.04
Congratulations to Shih-Feng on passing his prelims!
2019.04
Congratulations to Tatiana on passing her prelims!
2018.12
Congratulations to Saltanat on passing her prelims!
2018.10
Congrats to John on being selected 1 of 4 Purdue scholars for NSF Center for Science of Information Channels Undergraduate Research Program!
2018.06
Congratulations to Cheryl and Gilchan on successful dissertation deposits!
2018.04
Congratulations to Kanishka on receiving a PRF fellowship!