David Jurgens
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David Jurgens is a postdoctoral scholar at the Network Dynamics Lab under Derek Ruths at McGill University. His research interests include Natural Language Processing, with focuses on Lexical Semantics, Word Sense Disambiguation, and Evaluation, and Computational Social Science, with a focus on demographic inference.

Before joining the Network Dynamics Lab, he was a research scientist at the Linguistics Computing Laboratory at Sapienza University under Roberto Navigli and prior, was a visiting researcher at the Information and Systems Science Lab at HRL Laboratories. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of California, Los Angeles under Michael Dyer. He received his BA in Philosophy and Political Science and an MS in Computer Science on Computer Vision under Robert Pless from Washington University in St. Louis.


flag That’s What Friends Are For: Inferring Location in Online Social Media Platforms Based on Social Relationships
as author at  7th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), Boston 2013,
flag Temporal Motifs Reveal the Dynamics of Editor Interactions in Wikipedia
as author at  Oral Sessions,