Computer Science

Natural Language Processing and Social Network Analysis

The Natural Language Processing research group at DII has been working on the development of formal models and technologies for meaning extraction from natural language information sources since 1991. The research activities focus on the following application areas:

  • Information Extraction
  • Text Classification
  • Definition of Lexical Ontologies
  • Content Based Social Network Analysis
  • Statistical Machine Translation
  • Semantic Web

Recent results  produced by the group are GraViTo, a software application for visual and interactive analysis of social networks and CATE, a platform for the development of automatic translation systems focused on controller languages.

Laboratory SILab at DII
Contact PersonAlessandro Cucchiarelli
  • University of Rome "La Sapienza" - Italy
  • University of Namur - Belgium
  • National Centre for Scientific Research "Demokritos" - Greece