Robert D. Staubs, Ph.D.

About Me

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I'm a data scientist and phonologist, currently working as a Senior Data Scientist in the Model-based Analytics Department at the MITRE Corporation. (The first .org!). I use my data analysis, machine learning, visualization, and software development experience to support projects for United States government sponsors.

My skills include data analytics, modeling and simulation, software development, machine learning, natural language processing (NLP), and theoretical linguistics.

Most recently on the academic side, I was a lecturer in the Linguistics Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Research Interests

In linguistics, I am primarily interested in the roles of representation and computational structure in phonology. I have worked on the following in particular:

I'm still very much up for conversations and collaborations in related areas. Email me!

In my dissertation work, I used agent-based learning models to show that the frequency of stress systems among the languages of the world is associated with their relative learnability.

Photo of Robert Staubs on Mt. Holyoke

Academic Publications

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