Jessica Lin

Ph.D. student, Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University ยท yl1290@georgetown.com

My name is Jessica Lin (Yi-Ju Lin). I am a Ph.D. student in the Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University. My research interests lie in Text Analytics, language data annotation and evaluation, and societal applications of Natural Language Processing (NLP). I am currently working on multimodal humor detection, my master's thesis is about predicting dark humor intensity within internet memes.


Publications

The Secret to Popular Chinese Web Novels: A Corpus-Driven Study

Author: Yi-Ju Lin, Shu-Kai Hsieh

Published in Proceedings of 2nd Language, Data and Knowledge (LDK 2019)

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2019

Education

National Taiwan University

Master of Arts
Linguistics - Computational Linguistics Track

GPA: 4.01/4.3

September 2017 - June 2020

National Taiwan Normal University

Bachelor of Arts
Department of Applied Chinese Langauge and Culture

GPA: 4.15/4.3

September 2013 - June 2017

Working Experience

Chinese Wordnet (CWN) Project

Research Assistant in LOPE (Lab of Ontologies, Language Processing and E-Humanities)

Published in Proceedings of the 10th Global WordNet Conference (GWC 2019)

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2019

2018 Team Taiwan Cultivation Project for International Linguistics Olympiad

Project Assistant

Group activity organizer in Taiwan national team summer camp

July 2018

The 2 nd Linguistic Analysis Hackathon, National Taiwan University

Coordinator

Organized and promoted the event

May 2018

Online Chinese Teaching Course

Instructor

Online elementary Chinese teaching course of Austin Peay State University (Tennessee State)(30 hours in total)

March 2016 - May 2016

Skills

Programming Languages & Tools
Projects

Awards & Certifications

  • Nantional Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) Academic Excellence Award (2016)
  • Nantional Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) Excellent Students Scholarship (2015)