Kemal Kurniawan

I am a Research Fellow at the School of Computing and Information Systems, University of Melbourne. I’m working on legal NLP with Jey Han Lau and Tim Baldwin. I completed my PhD in the same school under the supervision of Trevor Cohn and Lea Frermann.


  • [25/06/24] Our paper “To Aggregate or Not to Aggregate. That is the Question: A Case Study on Annotation Subjectivity in Span Prediction” is accepted to WASSA 2024!
  • [08/11/23] I completed my PhD, with no corrections! My thesis is available online.
  • [28/08/23] I’m starting as a postdoc at Unimelb until 2025!
  • [22/01/23] Our paper “NusaX: Multilingual Parallel Sentiment Dataset for 10 Indonesian Local Languages” is accepted to EACL 2023!
  • [08/04/22] Our paper “Unsupervised Cross-Lingual Transfer of Structured Predictors without Source Data” is accepted to NAACL 2022!
  • [21/03/22] I’m joining Amazon as an Applied Scientist Intern here in Melbourne!
  • [24/02/22] Our paper “One Country, 700+ Languages: NLP Challenges for Underrepresented Languages and Dialects in Indonesia” is accepted to ACL 2022!
  • [20/04/21] We moved to a new building, Melbourne Connect, at 700 Swanston street. See photos by Jey Han.
  • [30/03/21] Our paper is accepted to SemEval-2021 Task 10: Source-Free Domain Adaptation for Semantic Processing.


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