Principal Inventive Scientist, Interaction Corporation, USA
Dr. Svetlana Stoyanchev is a Principle Inventive Scientist in Speech and Language group at Interactions LLC., recently acquired from AT&T Labs-Research where she was a Principal Research Scientist (2013-2014). She obtained her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stony Brook University in the area of dialogue. Her research interests include spoken and multimodal dialogue, error recovery in human-computer communication, information presentation, question generation, and semantics. Her recent work focuses on combining knowledge-driven and statistical approaches to modeling human-computer dialogue. Previously she held a position of a Research Associate at Columbia University (2011-2013) and a Research Fellow position at the Open University, UK (2009-2011) where she worked on automatic expository dialogue generation from text.
Svetlana has served as member of program committees for research conferences and workshops, including SIGDial, ACL, AAAI, COLING, and Interspeech. She served as a senior reporter for the IEEE Speech and Language Technical committee Newsletter (2006-2013) and as a Speech and Language Processing Technical Committee Member (2014-2016).