About Me

I am an application programmer and researcher. I have been an NSERC postgraduate scholar, and hold a PhD in Computing from the School of Computing at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Research Interests

I am currently interested in the following topics:

Research Groups

I have been involved with the following research groups:

Refereed Publications

  1. Thomas, C. (2008). Towards a User-Friendly Semantic Formalism for Natural Language Generation. The ACM Crossroads Student Magazine, 15:2, pp. 17-23. [ HTML ]
  2. Lessard, G., Levison, M., Thomas, C. (2007). The Contribution of Natural Language Generation and Corpus Data to the Study of Derivational Productivity. In ATALA Workshop on Morphological Productivity. Paris, France. November 10, 2007.
  3. Lessard, G., Levison, M., Thomas, C. (2007). Using Lexical Transformations to Expand Machine-Readable Lexicons. In Proceedings of the Workshop of the GLDV Working Group on Lexicography at the Biennial Spring Conference of the GLDV, pages 75-81. April 2007.
  4. Thomas, C., Levison, M., Lessard, G. (2004). Experiments in Prosody for the Generation of Oral French. In Proceedings of InSTIL/ICALL2004 - NLP and Speech Technologies in Advanced Language Learning Systems, pages 123-126. Venice, Italy. June 17-19, 2004. [ HTML ]
  5. Thomas, C. (2003). Automatic Generation of French Speech. The ACM Crossroads Student Magazine, 9:3, pp. 24-27. [ HTML ]
  6. Levison, M., Thomas, C. (2002). Jigsaw Puzzles: Problem B. In: Proceedings of ALLC-ACH, pages 62-64. Tuebingen, Germany. July 2002. [ HTML ]

Non-refereed Publications

  1. Thomas, C. (2010). The Algorithmic Expansion of Stories. Unpublished PhD Thesis, School of Computing, Queen's University. October 2010.
  2. Thomas, C. (2009). An Exploration of Semantic Formalisms - Part II: A Brief Survey of Other Semantic Formalisms. Technical Report No. 555, School of Computing, Queen's University. [ PDF ]
  3. Thomas, C. (2009). An Exploration of Semantic Formalisms - Part I: A Comparison of First Order Predicate Calculus, Intensional Logic and Conceptual Structures. Technical Report No. 554, School of Computing, Queen's University. [ PDF ]
  4. Thomas, C., Levison, M., Lessard, G. (2003). Generating Oral French. Unpublished paper. [ HTML ]
  5. Thomas, C. (2002). A Prosodic Transcription Mechanism for Natural Language Generation. Unpublished MSc Thesis, School of Computing, Queen's University. October 2002.

Contact

My CV is available on request

To contact me, please send an email to craig (at) craigthomas (dot) ca



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