Paul CookAssistant Professor
Paul Cook is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Computer Science at the University of New Brunswick. Paul earned his PhD from the University of Toronto in 2010. Before joining the University of New Brunswick Paul was a MITACS Elevate Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto from 2010-2011, and a McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellow at The University of Melbourne from 2011 to 2014.
Paul's research focuses on how natural language processing can be applied to help to produce better dictionaries. His specific interests include word-sense induction, identifying neologisms and new word-senses, multiword expressions, social media text processing, and web corpus construction and evaluation. In his research Paul collaborates with lexicographers, and he publishes in both natural language processing and lexicography venues.