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James H.  Martin


Contact Information

1045 Regent Drive 430 UCB
Boulder CO, 80309‐0430 USA

Office Hours

On sabbatical AY 16-17


Research Interests

My research is on getting computers to perform interesting and useful tasks involving human language. Practical applications of this work are being applied in the domains of medical informatics, crisis informatics and educational technology.


BS, Columbia University; PhD, University of California, Berkeley


Jim Martin is a professor of Computer Science and a fellow in the Institute of Cognitive Science at the University of Colorado Boulder. He received a B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley.

He has published numerous works on a wide range of topics related to artificial intelligence, cognitive science and computational linguistics. He is the co-author of Speech and Language Processing, the leading textbook on human language technology. His primary research efforts are focused on how language conveys meaning, both to humans and computers.