Bill is a cognitive scientist at New Mexico State University. Most recently he had been developing methods for evaluating machine translation systems.
Jeanette is head of the Linguistics Program at the University of Minnesota. Her research focuses primarily on pragmatics and grammatical theory. She was my dissertation advisor and we have been collaborating on papers for 20 years.
Nancy is an associate professor in Linguistics and Cognitive Science. Her research focuses on the interactions among pragmatics, semantics, and syntax. Nancy and I have been collaborating for 20 years.
Ahmed works at New Mexico State University. We are currently collaborating on research related to processing Arabic text.
Maria was a co-advisor for the dissertation. Her main research focus is robotics. (Photo credit: University of Minnesota)