Jonathan Gordon

Postdoctoral researcher, USC Information Sciences Institute

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My research is on artificial intelligence: I study how to automatically learn commonsense knowledge from large-scale text and how reasoning with this knowledge supports natural language understanding.

At ISI, I’m working with Jerry Hobbs. My doctoral advisor was Lenhart Schubert.

Publications and Presentations

BD2K ERuDIte: the Educational Resource Discovery Index for Data Science.
José Luis Ambite, Lily Fierro, Florian Geigl, Jonathan Gordon, Gully A. P. C. Burns, Kristina Lerman, and John D. Van Horn. The Fourth WWW Workshop on Big Scholarly Data: Towards the Web of Scholars (BigScholar), 2017.
Distribution and Inference.
Jerry R. Hobbs and Jonathan Gordon. ESSLLI Workshop on Distributional Semantics and Linguistic Theory (DSALT), 2016.
Modeling Concept Dependencies in a Scientific Corpus.
Jonathan Gordon, Linhong Zhu, Aram Galstyan, Prem Natarajan, and Gully A. P. C. Burns. Proceedings of ACL, 2016.
A Corpus of Rich Metaphor Annotation.
Jonathan Gordon, Jerry R. Hobbs, Jonathan May, Michael Mohler, Fabrizio Morbini, Bryan Rink, Marc Tomlinson, and Suzanne Wertheim. Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Metaphor in NLP, 2015.
High-Precision Abductive Mapping of Multilingual Metaphors.
Jonathan Gordon, Jerry R. Hobbs, Jonathan May, and Fabrizio Morbini. Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Metaphor in NLP, 2015.
Inferential Commonsense Knowledge from Text.
Jonathan Gordon. Thesis, University of Rochester, 2014.
Reporting Bias and Knowledge Acquisition.
Jonathan Gordon, Benjamin Van Durme. Proceedings of the CIKM Automated Knowledge Base Construction Workshop (AKBC 2013). (Best Paper Award)
WordNet Hierarchy Axiomatization and the Mass–Count Distinction.
Jonathan Gordon, Lenhart Schubert. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC 2013).
Using Textual Patterns to Learn Expected Event Frequencies.
Jonathan Gordon, Lenhart Schubert. Proceedings of the NAACL 2012 Workshop on Automatic Knowledge Base Construction and Web-Scale Knowledge Extraction (AKBC-WEKEX 2012).
Towards Adequate Knowledge and Natural Inference.
Lenhart Schubert, Jonathan Gordon, Karl Stratos, Adina Rubinoff. Proceedings of the AAAI 2011 Fall Symposium on Advances in Cognitive Systems.
Episodic Logic: Natural Logic + Reasoning.
Karl Stratos, Lenhart Schubert, Jonathan Gordon. Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development (KEOD 2011).
Discovering Commonsense Entailment Rules Implicit in Sentences.
Jonathan Gordon, Lenhart Schubert. Proceedings of the EMNLP 2011 Workshop on Textual Entailment (TextInfer 2011).
Quantificational Sharpening of Commonsense Knowledge.
Jonathan Gordon, Lenhart Schubert. Proceedings of the AAAI 2010 Fall Symposium on Commonsense Knowledge.
Learning from the Web: Extracting General World Knowledge from Noisy Text.
Jonathan Gordon, Benjamin Van Durme, Lenhart Schubert. Proceedings of the AAAI 2010 Workshop on Collaboratively-built Knowledge Sources and Artificial Intelligence (WikiAI 2010).
Evaluation of Commonsense Knowledge with Mechanical Turk.
Jonathan Gordon, Benjamin Van Durme, Lenhart Schubert. Proceedings of the NAACL 2010 Workshop on Creating Speech and Language Data with Amazon’s Mechanical Turk.
Weblogs as a Source for Extracting General World Knowledge.
Jonathan Gordon, Benjamin Van Durme, Lenhart Schubert. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Knowledge Capture (K-CAP 2009).