Valerie Novak is a senior faculty research specialist at ARLIS. She received her BA in Arabic at Georgetown University, a BS in Computer Science at the University of Maryland Global Campus, and a MA in History at the University of Maryland, College Park, focusing on Middle Eastern history. Valerie's research interests include computational linguistics and natural language processing. Her recent work has focused on social media data in various languages.
Rodrigues, P., Novak, V., Rytting, C. A., Yelle, J., & Boutz, J. (2018, May). Arabic Data Science Toolkit: An API for Arabic Language Feature Extraction. In Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2018).
Rytting, C. A., Rodrigues, P., Buckwalter, T., Novak, V., Bills, A., Silbert, N. H., & Madgavkar, M. (2014, June). ArCADE: An Arabic Corpus of Auditory Dictation Errors. In Proceedings of the Ninth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications (pp. 109-115)