Yevgeni Berzak

Yevgeni Berzak
Graduate Student

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Yevgeni Berzak is a graduate student at MIT and a member of CSAIL, CBMM and InfoLab.

His research field is Natural Language Processing, where he studies language learning and multilingualism from a computational perspective. Yevgeni is also interested in the intersection of language with vision and neuroscience.


Past Advisees

Nayoung Lee - EIT


CBMM Publications

A. Yaari, DeWitt, J., Hu, H., Stankovits, B., Felshin, S., Berzak, Y., Aparicio, H., Katz, B., Cases, I., and Barbu, A., The Aligned Multimodal Movie Treebank: An audio, video, dependency-parse treebank, in Proceedings of the 2022 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, 2022.
C. Ross, Berzak, Y., Katz, B., and Barbu, A., Learning Language from Vision., in Workshop on Visually Grounded Interaction and Language (ViGIL) at the Thirty-third Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver, Canada, 2019.
Y. Berzak, Katz, B., and Levy, R., Assessing Language Proficiency from Eye Movements in Reading, 16th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies. New Orleans, 2018.
C. Ross, Barbu, A., Berzak, Y., Myanganbayar, B., and Katz, B., Grounding language acquisition by training semantic parsersusing captioned videos, in Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2018), , Brussels, Belgium, 2018.
Y. Berzak, Nakamura, C., Flynn, S., and Katz, B., Predicting Native Language from Gaze, in Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2017), 2017.
Y. Berzak, Reichart, R., and Katz, B., Contrastive Analysis with Predictive Power: Typology Driven Estimation of Grammatical Error Distributions in ESL, in Nineteenth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL), Beijing, China, 2015.
Y. Berzak, Barbu, A., Harari, D., Katz, B., and Ullman, S., Do You See What I Mean? Visual Resolution of Linguistic Ambiguities, in Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Lisbon, Portugal. , 2015.