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Dr. Yuliya Lierler
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Yuliya Lierler is an Associate Professor at the Computer Science Department at the University of Nebraska Omaha since 2012. She is a director of the Knowledge Representation and Natural Language Understanding Lab.
Yuliya Lierler served as a Computing Innovation Fellow Postdoc at the University of Kentucky for two years after completing her Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of Texas at Austin in 2010.
Artificial intelligence; Formal methods in computer science; Knowledge representation; Natural Language processing and understanding.
Sample Syllabi and Lecture Notes can be found here.
Research and Creative Interests
My research interests are in the field of artificial intelligence, especially in the area of knowledge representation, automated reasoning, declarative problem solving, and natural language understanding.
The link to the Knowledge Representation and Natural Language Understanding Lab can be found here.
Co-Chair of the 15th International Conference on Logic Programming and Nonmonotonic Reasoning (LPNMR), 2019
Computer Science Graduate Program Committee Chair, 2018-present
Co-Chair of the 19th International Symposium on Practical Aspects of Declarative Languages (PADL), 2017
Ph D - Computer Science
University of Texas at Austin (Austin, USA) 2010
External Funding Recepient (Scholarship/Research) 2018
Grant: "Automated Optimization of Programs and Processing Tools in Answer Set Programming" (Scholarship/Research) 2017
Best Student Paper Award: "First-Order Modular Logic Programs and their Conservative extensions" (with Amelia Harrison) (Scholarship/Research) 2016
Grant: "Constraint Answer Set Solver EZCSP meets Minizinc" (Scholarship/Research) 2016
System EZCSP: Third Place, Model&Solve Track (Scholarship/Research) 2013
Grant: "Semantic Based Natural Language Processing" (Scholarship/Research) 2013
Grant: "Constraint Answer Set Programming" (Scholarship/Research) 2010
System Cmodels: Second Place, Decision Problems in NP - Single System Track (Scholarship/Research) 2009
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