Dr Helen Yannakoudakis
Lecturer in Natural Language Processing
- Computer science
Helen Yannakoudakis is a Lecturer in Natural Language Processing in the Department of Informatics at King's College London. Helen is working on machine learning for natural language processing with a focus on few-shot learning, meta-learning, transfer and multi-task learning, lifelong learning, multilingual NLP, and societal and health applications (e.g. automated language teaching and assessment, abusive language and hate speech detection, misinformation, emotion and mental health detection).
Helen is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, has received funding awards from both industry and academia, has served as a keynote speaker and a panelist, and has won international competitions such as the NeurIPS 2020 Hateful Memes Challenge. Among others, she has served as an Area Chair for ACL, NeurIPS, AAAI and ICLR.
Helen holds a PhD in Natural Language Processing from the University of Cambridge.