Rohan Ramanath

Carnegie Mellon University

Research Assistant September 2013 - Present
  • Working on algorithms for recovering and making use of representations of the meaning of natural language text
  • Usable Privacy: Applying Machine Learning/NLP for structure prediction and relevance extraction on privacy policies.
  • Semi-automatically extract key privacy policy features and present to users in an easy-to-digest format.

Microsoft Research

Research Intern October 2011 - May 2013
  • Designed and developed cognitive crowdsourcing experiments on segmentation of web-search queries.
  • Designed a new Inter Annotator Agreement metric that reveals annotator biases while filtering out noisy annotations.
  • Cross Lingual Information Retrieval: Prototype of a song-search system, which could be used to query a multi-lingual corpus.

Co-Founder & Technical Lead June 2011 - September 2011
  • Designed, developed and iteratively deployed a semi-anonymous social network which piggybacks over a larger “friend” network.
  • The product was designed with potential applications in anonymous product/market reviews.

Septentrio Satellite Navigation, Belgium

Software Development Engineer, Intern June 2011 - September 2011
  • Developed a cross-platform framework & build system for their flagship software service, the post-processing SDK.