Allow me to introduce myself
Welcome, traveler, to my page. Enjoy your brief stay while you get to know me!
My name is Vlad and I’m a PhD student in Computer Science at Cornell, advised by Claire Cardie. I am also a scientific Python developer, maintainter of the polylearn library for factorization machines and polynomial networks in Python, and sometimes contributing to the scikit-learn machine learning library. I am collaborating with the Center for Computational Linguistics at the University of Bucharest.
- Released the dataset for our NAACL 2016 paper, Conversational markers of constructive discussions.
- Chenhao and I wrote a blog post about our WWW 2016 paper with Cristian and Lillian, Winning Arguments: Interaction Dynamics and Persuasion Strategies in Good-faith Online Discussions.
- Read more about our ACL 2015 paper Linguistic Harbingers of Betrayal, in which we study the language of alliances and betrayals between players of the strategy game Diplomacy.
Fall 2016: TA for CS 4740 Introduction to Natural Language Processing.
Office hours Wed 3–4pm in Gates G11: see you there!
Whenever I code something that I think is cool and could be useful, I blog about it.
You can read about the fonts I’m using on this page and I’m sure you’ll find it interesting, especially if you’re mathematically inclined. Then again, people don’t usually get my math jokes, so I won’t get my hopes up.