Ali, Hammad


Computational linguistics
UBC Summarization Group
Dr. Giuseppe Carenini
I work on summarization of online product reviews, with an aim to generate summaries for a product based on multiple reviews of it from different sources.
I had, and still have, a passion for modern computing technology, and wanted to work at the very core of the kind of science that supports that technology.
I was familiar with Vancouver as a renowned tourist spot and one of the best places in the world to live, and decided it would be the best place for me to spend my graduate school years.
Be aware that you have to work very hard, but know that the rewards are well worth it.
I hope my work will make access to information easier and less resource-consuming for general people who want information about things that interest them, but do not wish to spend hours trying to search for this information in a conventional manner. I believe everyone has a right to be able to access any information, and only the information they want and need, and that free flow of information is crucial in a more equitable society.
The Celebration of Lights 2009 from English Bay.
Hopefully a full-time research job or a faculty position.
reading, music, writing