ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Ph.D. in Computational Linguistics
September 1992 to June 1997

Natural Language Laboratory
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Thesis subject: From a children's first dictionary to a lexical knowledge base of conceptual graphs
Object oriented implementation in C++
Thesis advisor: Fred Popowich

Master of Applied Science
September 1989 to December 1991

Département de Génie Electrique et Génie Informatique
Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Thesis subject: Exploring similarity measure and neural networks for on-line recognition of cursive script words
Thesis advisor: Réjean Plamondon
 

Bachelor of Computer Engineering
September 1985 to May 1989

Département de Génie Electrique et Génie Informatique
Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Senior Thesis: Literature research in the (then) emerging field of neural networks and comparative study with expert systems.