Welcome!

Hi, I’m Aydogan Yanilmaz. Thanks for visiting! Below you can find a brief overview of my current whatabouts:

My industrial life

Currently I am a contractor language engineer at Apple where I help Siri in Speech domain. Previously, I worked as a computational linguist at NTENT where I worked as a developer in semantic search for natural language processing. Before that, I worked at Appen to develop the error correction and detection program of Microsoft Office. More about my NLP experience.

My academic life

PhD progress is on hold now.

I am a PhD candidate at the Department of Linguistics in Stony Brook University. Under the guidance of John E. Drury, I am studying the brain responses of the factors causing interference while parsing non-adjacent dependencies. My dissertation work is awarded by an NSF grant. More about my research.

Resume

Here is my current resume.

Recent News
A paper on grammatical illusions in German/Turkish bilinguals.