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computational linguist

Michael Aaron Covington, American computational linguist. Named United States President's scholar International Science School, 1973; recipient First prize humanities/social science, International Business Machines Corporation Supercomputer Competition, 1989-1990. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), Linguistic Society of America, British Astronomical Association.

Background

Covington, Michael Aaron was born on September 14, 1957 in Valdosta, Georgia, United States. Son of Charles Gordon and Hazel (Roberts) Covington.

Education

Bachelor summa cum laude, University Georgia, 1977. Master of Philosophy, Cambridge University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1982.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1982-1984;research associate, U. Georgia, Athens, 1984-1985;assistant research scientist, U. Georgia, Athens, 1985-1990;associate research scientist, U. Georgia, Athens, since 1990. Contributing editor Visual Developer Magazine, Scottsdale, Arizona, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Avocations: astronomy, electronics, amateur radio, languages, church work.

Works

Religion

God alone is the Creator and is alone to be worshipped. The creation was made by God alone, and is to be respected and cared for but not worshipped.

Politics

Christians acting as the salt of the earth and the light of the world have a responsibility to engage their culture, including participating in the political process.

Views

Church members should be close and caring to feel each other's pains and problems. The good of the whole body of the Christian society should be put before individual needs.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior), Association for Computational Linguistics, Linguistic Society.of American, New York Christian Science Lewis Society, American Radio Relay League, Association for Logic Programming.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: astronomy, electronics, amateur radio, languages, church work.

Connections

Married Melody Mauldin, July 25, 1982. Children: Catherine Anne, Sharon Elizabeth.

father:
Charles Gordon Covington

mother:
Hazel (Roberts) Covington

spouse:
Melody Mauldin

children:
Catherine Anne Covington

Sharon Elizabeth Covington