Denilson Barbosa

Denilson Barbosa (he/him) is a Professor of Computing Science at the University of Alberta.

His research insterests are knowledge management, information retrieval, and natural language processing, and he works on machine learning methods applied to these fields. He has supervised graduate-level research on the problems of named entity recognition, typing and disambiguation; open relation extraction; understanding social processes in Wikipedia article authoring; mining citation networks; and semi-structured data management.

Denilson teaches databases, natural language processing, and information retrieval. His slides for CMPUT391 – an undergraduate Database Management Systems course are now open sourced. Here are assignments for recent offerings of CMPUT 361 and CMPUT 391.

Denilson is the current President of CAIAC – the Canadian Artificial Intelligence Association.


in person: Office: ATH 4-51
phone: 780-492-2285

Denilson Barbosa
Department of Computing Science
2-21 Athabasca Hall
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E8