Skills

NLP

90%

ChatBots

80%

Python

80%

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Research Assistant

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

May 2020 – Present Okinawa, Japan
 
 
 
 
 

Research Assistant

University of Naples “L’Orientale”

May 2018 – Apr 2020 Italy
Developing collaborative games for language learning and crowdsourcing of linguistic resourcing, with a focus on multiword expressions.
 
 
 
 
 

NLP Freelancer

Nuance, Cerence, Dimension

Sep 2017 – Present Italy, Japan
Responsibilities include:

  • NLU modeling
  • ChatBots
 
 
 
 
 

Full Stack Developer

Mondriatech Inc.

Mar 2016 – Dec 2017 The Netherlands
Developing dynamic and interactive webpages for data visualization using CLD language.
 
 
 
 
 

Post-Doc

FBK

Feb 2014 – Dec 2015 Italy
Computational Linguistics Researcher in Digital Humanities: building NLP Tools for supporting re- search in the Humanities and developing educational technologies.
 
 
 
 
 

Language Engeneer

Lionbridge

Dec 2012 – Jan 2014 United Kingdom
NLP Developer: building an Italian grammar correction system.
 
 
 
 
 

Post-Doc

University of Edinburgh

Nov 2011 – Nov 2012 United Kingdom
Syntactic and Semantic Models, Incremental Parsing, Language Modeling, Students Supervision.

Projects

Dialects

Crowdsourcing recordings of Italian dialects

PickMeUp

Carpooling service for Trentino

Search Around

Search for drinking water (🚰) and other amentities (💊, 🚽) in your proximity

CusCus

Order food from local chefs

Eleusis

An implementation of Martin Gardner’s card game on inductive reasoning.

Emoji World

Collaborative multilingual dictionary from/to emojis

Emojitaliano

A new language using emojis

Ghigliottina

An AI system to solve the TV quiz `La Ghigliottina’

hiSTORIC

Discover the hidden secrets of cities with this treasure hunt ChatBot.

Lingo Game

Play with words and help improving NLP systems

Plagio

Game to promote creative writing

Subtitle Segmenter

Automatically segment subtitles

Time Bank

A ChatBot for Managing a Time Banking system

Recent Publications

We introduce in this paper a generic approach to combine implicit crowdsourcing and language learning in order to mass-produce language …

Terminological resources have proven crucial in many applications ranging from Computer-Aided Translation tools to authoring softwares …

In this paper, we describe a Telegram bot, Mago della Ghigliottina (Ghigliottina Wizard), able to solve La Ghigliottina game (The …

In this work, we report on a crowdsourcing experiment conducted using the V-TREL vocabulary trainer which is accessed via a Telegram …

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