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Mark A. Finlayson

  • Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor
  • School of Computer and Information Sciences, Florida International University
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Research interests

Computational Modeling of Narrative; Computational Linguistics; Artificial Intelligence; Cognitive Science

About

Dr. Mark Finlayson is Assistant Professor of Computer Science in FIU's School of Computing and Information Sciences. He received his Ph.D. from MIT in 2011, and from 2012-2014 was a Research Scientist there. His research focuses on representing, extracting, and using higher-order semantic patterns in natural language, especially focusing on narrative. He is general chair of the Computational Models of Narrative Workshop series, an international workshop series held yearly.

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Publications

Comparing Extant Story Classifiers: Results & New Directions

  • Eisenberg J
  • Yarlott W
  • Finlayson M
Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative (CMN'16) (2016)
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Learning a Better Motif Index: Toward Automated Motif Extraction

  • Yarlott W
  • Finlayson M
Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative (CMN'16) (2016)
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Overview of Annotation Creation: Processes & Tools

  • Finlayson M
  • Erjavec T
Handbook of Linguistic Annotation (2016)
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ProppML: A Complete Annotation Scheme for Proppian Morphologies

  • Yarlott W
  • Finlayson M
Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative (CMN'16) (2016)
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Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative (CMN'15)

Open Access Series in Informatics (OASIcs) Vol. 45 (2015)
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Professional experience

Assistant Professor

School of Computer and Information Sciences, Florida International University

August 2014 - Present

Research Scientist

Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

January 2012 - April 2014(2 years)

Education history

Ph.D.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

September 2002 - February 2012(9 years)

S.M.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

September 1999 - September 2001(2 years)

B.S.

University of Michigan

September 1995 - December 1998(3 years)