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Lun-Wei Ku

received her B.S. degree and M.S. degree in Computer Science and Information Engineering from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in 1998 and 2000 respectively. She received her Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Information Engineering from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in 2009. Then she joined the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology (Yuntech), Taiwan, as an assistant professor in 2011.  Since Aug. 2012, she joined the Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica as an assistant research fellow.

Previously, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, between Aug. 2009 and Jul. 2010, working on the project “Machine learning methods for ranking problems in multilingual information retrieval”. She was a project researcher in Acer Product Value Lab, Taiwan, between Apr. 2003 and May 2004. At that time, she joined the project in speech recognition services for home media center. She was a software engineer/project manager in NaturalTel, a platform service provider of carriers, where she joined the development of speech entertainment service platform for Fareastone (Fetnet), Taiwan. Her international recognition includes CyberLink Technical Elite Fellowship in 2007, IBM Ph.D. Fellowship in 2008, and ROCLING Doctorial Dissertation Distinction Award in 2009. 

Her research interests include natural language processing, information retrieval, sentiment analysis, and computational linguistics. She has been working on Chinese sentiment analysis since year 2005 and was the co-organizer of NTCIR MOAT Task (Multilingual Opinion Analysis Task, traditional Chinese side) from year 2006 to 2010. Other professional international activities she involved include Publication Co-Chair, The 6th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP-2013), Publicity Chair, The Twenty-fourth Conference on Computational Linguistics and Speech Processing (Rocling 2012), Secretary, International Conference on Information Security and Intelligence Control (ISIC’12), Finance Chair, The Sixth Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference (AIRS 2010), and Session Chair, The 21nd Conference on Computational Linguistics and Speech Processing (ROCLING 2009).

 
 
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