UD professor presented award for natural language processing work
The Association for Mathematics of Language (SIGMOL) honored the University of Delaware’s Vijay K. Shanker with the inaugural S.Y. Kuroda Prize on Jan. 7 for his work in natural language processing.
The award is given for long-lasting advancements in mathematical linguistics. Shanker, professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, was selected for his work on the convergence of mildly context-sensitive (MCS) formalisms.