Denilson Barbosa

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

Denilson’s research interests are in knowledge management, information retrieval, and natural language processing, and applying machine learning methods in 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 regularly teaches databases, natural language processing, and information retrieval.

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

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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