Timothy Clausner

Visiting Research Scientist
3247 A.V. Williams Building
(240) 383-6616
Ph.D., University of Michigan (Linguistics)

Timothy Clausner is a visiting research scientist in UMIACS and a member of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab. He is also affiliated with the Department of Psychology's Cognitive Neuroscience Group and the Department of Computer Science's MCL group.

Clausner’s research focuses on issues of meaning representation and cognitive processes in language, vision, action, and human computer interaction. He studies how people make sense of words, graphs, scenes, and interactive devices by using multiple empirical methods, particularly controlled experiments. A distinctive aspect of his contributions to cognitive science is the linking of cognitive semantic theory with perceptual/sensory processes, contributing to both theory and technology applications.

His research has been funded by NSF, DARPA, ARDA/iARPA, and while at HRL Labs from Boeing, General Motors, and Raytheon.

Clausner is a member of the ACM, Cognitive Science Society, Psychonomic Society, and Linguistic Society of America.

He received his doctorate in linguistics from the University of Michigan in 1993.


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