Dr. Saif Mohammad is a Research Officer at the National Research Council Canada (NRC). His research interests are in Natural Language Processing, especially Lexical Semantics. He develops computational models for sentiment analysis, emotion detection, semantic distance, and lexical-semantic relations such as word-pair antonymy. His most recent work on generating music from emotions in text has garnered widespread media attention, including articles in Time, LiveScience, and Popular Science.
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