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CURRICULUM VITAE OF

 

Dr. IOANNA MALAGARDI

Computational Linguist Ph. D.

Department of Informatics & Telecommunications

Educational & Language Technology Laboratory

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens HELLAS


EDUCATION

1991- 1995

Dissertation in Computational Linguistics. Department of German Language and Literature. University of Athens, with the title "Comparative Analysis of "na" and "ya na" sentences of the Greek language with the equivalent structures of German language and related problems in their Machine Translation" Grade : Excellent

1988-1989

DEA in History. Institute of History and Civilisation of the Byzantine and the Post Byzantine World. University Paris I. Grade : Very Good

1983-1987

Degree in Greek and German Language and Literature Department of German Language and Literature. University of Athens. Grade : Very Good .



SECTORS OF ACTIVITY

1.       Human Language Technology

2.       Computational Linguistics

3.       Artificial Intelligence

4.       Information Extraction from Texts

5.      Computational Lexicography

6.      Computational Semantics

7.       History of Modern Greece

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1992-1994

Computer Programming for Machine Translation.

1992-1998

Researcher in Computational Linguistics in the Institute for Language and Speech Processing.

1993-1994

Teaching in Linguistics in the University of Athens in the Department of German Language and Literature.

1993-1995

Computer Programming for Text Processing.

1996-1998

Teaching German Language Air Force Cadets.

1999-2000

Teaching Text Processing in the context of the Language Technology in postgraduate students in the University of Athens (Nursing Department) and in the National Technical University of Athens (Computer Science Department).

1998-2005

Coordination and monitoring of Research and Development Programs in the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (Ministry of Development), concerning Human Language Technology, Technology for Culture and Educational Technology. I pave participated in many programs as evaluator and review expert in the evaluation of RDT submitted proposals.

2000-2005

Hellenic Chairmanship Advisory Group Officer, Cultural Heritage (EURO-CHAIR) Advisor in the Hellenic Eureka Office.

2005-today

Serving at the Managing Authority of Operational Programme of Competitiveness, Ministry of Development.

2005-today

Teaching Computational Linguistics in the context of the Postgraduate Studies in Department of Informatics and Telecommunications in the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens http://eclass.di.uoa.gr/D191/ and in the Interdisciplinary Program of Graduate Studies in Basic and Applied Cognitive Science in the Department of Philosophy and History of Science in the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

PUBLICATIONS

50 publications in Scientific Journals and Conferences in the area of Language Technology.

INVITATIONS
Invited Speaker for issues of Language Technology in the University of Crete, School of Philosophy, Sector of Linguistics.
Invited Speaker for issues of Language Technology in the University of Athens, Department of Philosophy and History of Science.
Invited Speaker in the International Conference: SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEURAL, PARALLEL, AND SCIENTIFIC COMPUTATIONS ATLANTA U.S.A., August07-10-2002.
Invitation for lecture with the title: Programmes of General Secretariat for Research and Technology "Possibilities of Co-operation Development" in the context of the International Conference The effect of the Olympic Spirit in the human progress organised by the Institute of International co-operation for Greek Scientists. Thessaloniki December 2003.
 
PARTICIPATION IN SCIENTIFIC AND ORGANIZING COMMITTEES IN CONFERENCES, SUMMER-SCHOOLS AND WORKSHOPS
1.ACAI 99- Summer-School Machine Learning & Applications (1999)
2.NLP 2000- 2nd International Conference on Natural Language Process (June 2000)
3.Workshop- Computational Terminology for Medical and Biological Applications (June 2000)
4.TeSTIA 2000 Summer-School (July 2000)
5.Information day with the title Machine Learning in Athens University of Economics and Business (Februar 2001)
6.AUTH (April 2001)
In the context of Conferences and Workshops I acted as referee for submitted scientific papers.
 
ORGANIZATION OF WORKSHOPS IN THE CONTEXT OF SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES
1.Workshop with the title "Workshop on System Science Methodologies in Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science" 5th European Systems Science Congress. October. Heraklion Crete.
2.Minisymposium with the title "Biomedical Informatics" HERCMA Conference 2003, Proceedings of 6th Hellenic European Research on Computer Mathematics & its Applications Conference. Athens.
3.Minisymposium with the title "Biomedical Informatics" HERCMA Conference 2005, Proceedings of 7th Hellenic European Research on Computer Mathematics & its Applications Conference. Athens.
 
LANGUAGES
Greek (mother tongue)
German
English
 
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS IN BOOKS, INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS AND CONFERENCES
Kontos, J., Malagardi, I. (2005a). Question Answering from Procedural Semantics to Model Discovery. Encyclopedia of Human Computer Interaction, Edited by Dr. Claude Ghaoui. Idea Group Inc.Hershey, USA.
Kontos, J., Malagardi, I., John Lekakis and Peros, J. (2005b). Grammars for Question Answering Systems based on Intelligent Text Mining in Biomedicine. Proceedings of 7th Hellenic European Research on Computer Mathematics & its Applications Conference. Athens. On-line publication: http://www.aueb.gr/pympe/hercma/proceedings2005.
Kontos, J., Malagardi, I., Peros, J. (2005c). Question Answering and Rhetoric Analysis of Biomedical Texts in the AROMA System. Proceedings of 7th Hellenic European Research on Computer Mathematics & its Applications Conference. Athens. On-line publication:http://www.aueb.gr/pympe/hercma/proceedings2005.
Field L., Kalogeropoulos, N., Peros, Y., Daglas, S., Dassiou-Plakida, D. and Malagardi, I. (2004a). Cosmetic Surgery is Not Plastic Surgery. Dermatologic Surgery. Letters to the Editor. Vol. 30, Issue 2. p. 236, February 2004.
Malagardi, I. (2004b). "History of Ontological Technology and a Modern Medical Application" Journal of Neural, Parallel and Scientific Computations. Vol 14 2005, pp.491-505.
Kontos, J., Malagardi, I., Peros, J. (2003d). "The AROMA System for Intelligent Text Mining" HERMIS International Journal of Computers mathematics and its Applications. Vol. 4. pp.163-173. LEA.
Kontos, J., Malagardi, I., Peros, J. (2003a). "The Simulation Subsystem of the AROMA System" HERCMA 2003, Proceedings of 6th Hellenic European Research on Computer Mathematics & its Applications Conference. Athens, LEA Publishers pp. 274-279 Vol. 1.
Kontos, J., Malagardi, I. (2003b). "Computational Linguistics" HERCMA 2003, Proceedings of 6th Hellenic European Research on Computer Mathematics & its Applications Conference. Athens LEA Publishers pp. 406-413 Vol. 1.
Kontos, J., Malagardi, I., Bouligaraki, M. (2002a). A Virtual Robotic Agent that learns Natural Language Commands. 5th European Systems Science Congress. October. Heraklion Crete. Res Systemica Volume 2 Special Issue. October 2002.((http:/www.afscet.asso.fr/resSystemica/accueil.html).
Kontos, J., Malagardi, I., Peros, J., Elmaoglou, A. (2002b). System Modeling by Computer using Biomedical Texts. 5th European Systems Science Congress. October. Heraklion Crete Res Systemica Volume 2 Special Issue. October 2002.(http:/www.afscet.asso.fr/resSystemica/accueil.html).
Kontos, J., Elmaoglou, A., Malagardi, I. (2002c). ARISTA Causal Knowledge Discovery from Texts. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference DS 2002. Luebeck, Germany, November 2002, Springer Verlag. pp. 348-355.
Malagardi, I., Kontos, J. (2001a). Information Extraction from Ancient Hellenic Texts using Automatic Knowledge Acquisition from Lexical Definitions. Journal of Neural, Parallel and Scientific Computations, Vol 9 2001, pp.151-160.
Malagardi, I. (2001b). The Acquisition of World Knowledge and Lexical Combination. HERCMA 2001, Proceedings of the 5th Hellenic European Research on Computer Mathematics & its Applications Conference. Athens. pp. 231-234
Kontos, J., Malagardi, I. (2001c). Search Algorithm for Knowledge Acquisition from Texts HERCMA 2001, Proceedings of 5th Hellenic European Research on Computer Mathematics & its Applications Conference. Athens pp. 226-230
Kontos, J., Malagardi, I., Fountoukis, S. (2000a) ARISTA Generative Lexicon forCompound Greek Medical Terms. LREC 2000, Vol. II, pp. 1075-1708.
Kontos, J., Malagardi, ., Alexandris, C., Bouligaraki, M. (2000b) Greek Verb Semantic Processing for Stock Market Text Mining. NLP 2000 Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence NLP 2000 pp. 395-405 Springer Verlag.
Malagardi, I., Kontos, J., Fountoukis, S. (2000c) A Greek Lexical System for Medical Texts. Workshop Computational Terminology for Medical and Biological Applications.
Kontos, J., Malagardi, I.,Bouligaraki, M., Fountoukis, S., Kallantzi, R., & Karra, M. (2000d) Semantics of Technical Lexicons, COMLEX 2000, Workshop on Computational Lexicography, Patras.
Kontos, J., Malagardi, I. (1999a). Information Extraction and Knowledge Acquisition from Texts using Bilingual Question-Answering. Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems. Kluwer Academic Publishers,26(2): 103-122,October.
Kontos,J.,Malagardi, I. (1999b). A Learning Natural Language Interface to an Agent. Proceedings ofWorkshops ofMachine Learning ACCAI 99, Chania.
Kontos, J., Malagardi, I., Trikkalidis, D. (1998a). Natural Language Interface to an Agent. EURISCON '98 Third European Robotics, Intelligent Systems & Control Conference Athens. Published in Conference Procedings "Advances in Intelligent Systems: Concepts, Tools and Applications" (Kluwer) pp.211-218.
Kontos, J., Malagardi, I. (1998b). Question Answering and Information Extraction from Texts. EURISCON "98 Third European Robotics, Intelligent Systems & Control Conference. Athens. Published in Conference Procedings "Advances in Intelligent Systems: Concepts, Tools and Applications" (Kluwer).ch. 11, pp. 121-130.
Kontos, J., Malagardi, ., (1998c). Information and Knowledge Extraction from Medical Texts ., I. HTE 98 European Conference on Health Telematics Education. Health and Medical Informatics Education in Europe. Technology and Informatics. Vol 57, 2000, IOS Press, Editor J. Mantas. pp. 260-269.
Malagardi, . (1995)."he resolution of the subject ambiguity in sentences with "ya na" using domain knowledge and related problems in their machine translation Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Greek Linguistics. Salzburg University pp. 369-378.

 

 

  
 
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