David Reitter

Senior Research Scientist, Google Research, New York City
Associate Professor, Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State
How does the mind work? How can computers model and take over some of our cognitive function? I would like to understand what makes us intelligent and why we make mistakes at times. I study language processing, dialogue, and decision-making. Most recently, I have been interested in neural models of language and discourse in natural language processing. I use data science techniques for inference from large-scale datasets and experiments. I create computational, cognitive and statistical models to contribute to a unified theory of cognition. My work in cognitive science is made possible by computational linguistics; my research in computer science is inspired by cognition.

I am not taking new students. If you'd like to work with me (post-PhD) on NLP and dialogue, please apply to Google Research.

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