Department - Natural Language Processing and Language Infrastructures

Natural Language Processing and Language Infrastructures


The Department focuses on research, technological development and innovation in the field of natural language processing as well as the design, development and utilization of big research language resource infrastructures and services to support and disseminate its results. Emphasis is put on processing monolingual and multilingual text data and content and their interaction with data and content reached by other means and modalities. This includes a wide range of activities: multilevel linguistic content analysis, information retrieval and extraction, natural language production, automatic translation and a multitude of applications of these technologies in digital content in Greek, English and other natural languages. Furthermore, the Department includes methods of creating language resources with manual and automated techniques, and their incorporation in research infrastructures of distributing and linking together language resources and services at a national and international level.

Head: Stelios Piperidis

Deputy head: Haris Papageorgiou


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