Valeria de Paiva

Principal Research Scientist

Topos US

Valeria de Paiva is a mathematician and AI scientist, working on natural language processing, logical inference, and all kinds of semantics, especially Dialectica categories. Before Topos, Valeria worked at top industry NLP labs, including Samsung Research America, Nuance, Deem, Cuil, and for many years at Xerox PARC. Before that she was a professor in the University of Birmingham, UK. She is very keen on making sure that women are not too short-changed in their professional lives. For that she maintains the “Women in Logic” website, Facebook group, and blog, helps the ACM-W Scholarship program, and started the international workshop “Women in Logic”, now in its 7th year.

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