Kenji Sagae

Kenji Sagae

Research Assistant Professor
Institute for Creative Technologies

Research Assistant Professor
USC Viterbi School of Engineering Computer Science Department

Kenji Sagae is a research assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Southern California and a research scientist in the USC Institute for Creative Technologies.  He received his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University in 2006.  Prior to joining USC in 2008, he was a research associate in the computer science department of the University of Tokyo. His main areas of research are natural language processing and computational linguistics, focusing on data-driven approaches for syntactic parsing, predicate-argument analysis and discourse processing. His current work includes the application of these techniques in various application areas, such as dialogue systems, modeling of human communication dynamics, and analysis of personal narrative in blog posts.