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Dian Martin

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Dian Martin

Lecturer


Contact Information

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  • Office Address: 310 Min H. Kao Building
  • Phone: 865-974-0229
  • Fax: 865-974-5483
  • E-mail: dmartin3@utk.edu

Education

  • PhD in Computer Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 2018
  • MS in Computer Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 1997
  • BS in Computer Science and BA in Education, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 1994

Biography

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Dian Martin is a lecturer of electrical engineering and computer science at UT in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. She has over twenty-five years of industry experience in formal research and development, focusing on the areas of text analytics, machine learning, parallel matrix algorithms, applied linear algebra, and information retrieval beginning as a Professional Research Associate for the Institute of Cognitive Science at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and then later as a Research Consultant with Pearson Knowledge Technologies. Dian is a co-founder and CEO of Small Bear Technologies, a research-oriented company formed in 2011, that offers products and services around text analytics and natural language processing. A primary concentration of her work has been the Latent Semantic Analysis model for unstructured text analytics. As a leader in this field, she was an invited speaker at the First European Workshop on LSA in Technology-Enhanced Learning in 2007. Her work has included consultation for both educational research and commercial application of text analytics technology and authorship of several papers and book chapters.


Research

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  • Text Analytics
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cognitive Science