Dhivya Chinnappa

Hi there! I am Dhivya Chinnappa, a Computer Science Ph.D. candidate working on Natural Language Processing from the Human Intelligence and Language Technologies Lab at the University of North Texas.


  • Advisor Dr. Eduardo Blanco
  • Research areasInformation mining, Event extraction, Temporal ordering, Timeline generation
  • LanguagePython: NLTK, CoreNLP, spaCy, Keras, Scikit-learn
  • E-maildhivyainfantchinnappa@my.unt.edu


  • Ph.D.University of North Texas - Fall 2016 to present
  • MBAAnna University (Distance mode) - 2014
  • Masters in Engg.Anna University - 2012
  • Bachelors in Engg.Anna University - 2010


  • Dhivya Chinnappa, Alexis Palmer and Eduardo Blanco. 2019. Temporally-oriented possession: A corpus for tracking possession over time . In Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Society for Computation in Linguistics(SCiL), Extended abstracts. New York City, United States. Accepted, To Appear.
  • Dhivya Chinnappa and Eduardo Blanco. 2018. Possessors Change Over Time: A Case Study with Artworks. In Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP). Brussels, Belgium. Accepted, To Appear.
  • Dhivya Chinnappa and Eduardo Blanco. 2018. Mining Possessions: Existence, Type and Temporal Anchors. In Proceedings of the 16th AnnualConference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL) . New Orleans, LA, USA. [dataset, pdf, bib]
  • Dhivya Infant C, S Rajasoundaran, S Janaki Raman. 2012. Challenge Response Token Generation for Two Factor Authentication. In proceedings of Coimbatore Institute of Information Technology (CiiT). Chennai, India.