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Tristan Miller, Ph.D.

Tristan MillerTristan Miller  holds a doctorate in computer science from Technische Universität Darmstadt (Germany), where he is engaged as a Research Scientist in the Ubiquitous Knowledge Processing Lab.  He has previously held research and teaching appointments at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (Germany), Griffith University (Australia), and the University of Toronto (Canada).  From 2008 to 2011 he worked as a language engineer and business analyst for InQuira, an enterprise knowledge management company subsequently acquired by Oracle.

Dr. Miller's research interests lie mainly in natural language processing,and more specifically in computational lexical semantics. He has published over two dozen peer-reviewed papers on topics such as information retrieval, automatic summarization, argumentation mining, and computational detection and interpretation of humour.  He is also an ardent science popularizer, serving as an advisory panel member or contributor to non-specialist linguistics publications such as Babel: The Language Magazine and Word Ways: The Journal of Recreational Linguistics.