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Professor Christina Alexandris

Computational Linguistics

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Christina K. Alexandris is Associate Professor in Computational Linguistics and German Linguistics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. She is also a Faculty Member of the Department of German Language and Literature, an External Faculty Member of the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, and an External Faculty Member of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

Since 2015, Christina has been Head of the Journalism Computational Linguistics Laboratory (JCL Lab) at the National Technical University of Athens (in collaboration with the Danube University Krems, Austria, “Athena”- Research and Innovation Center, Athens, and the Institution of the Promotion of Journalism Ath.Vas. Botsi, Athens).

Christina has been involved in bilingual and multilingual computational linguistics applications since 1995 as a graduate student and Fulbright scholar on the Computational Linguistics MSc program at Carnegie Mellon University, USA. She has participated in national and EU research projects (1996-2009) and collaborated with the Universal Networking Language (UNL) Project of the United Nations Research Center in Tokyo, Japan (2010-2015). She has been a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) since 2015.

Her research interests involve linguistic aspects and linguistic issues in human-computer interaction, speech technology applications and multilingual applications as well as special applications for journalism.