Dr. Elena Lloret

Computational Linguistics
  • Professional address
    Department of Software and Computing Systems Ctra. San Vicente, s/n 03690 San Vicente del Raspeig, Alicante
  • Email
Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae  

Elena Lloret is an Assistant Professor/Lecturer at the University of Alicante in Spain. There, she obtained her PhD focused on Text Summarisation in 2011. Her main field of interest is concerned with Natural Language Processing and more specifically Text Summarisation, and Natural Language Generation. She has 1 recognised period of six-year research activity, and she is the author of over 60 scientific publications in international peer-reviewed conferences and refereed journals. She has served on the program committee on international conferences, such as ACL, EACL, RANLP, or COLING. She is member of the Spanish Society for Natural Language Processing (SEPLN) and she has participated in a number of national and EU-funded projects, the current and latest ones are: Canonical Representation and transformations of texts applied to the Human Language Technologies (TIN2015-65100-R) and SAM - Dynamic Social & Media Content Syndication for 2nd Screen (grant no. 611312). She has also been collaborating with international groups at the University of Wolverhampton (UK), the University of Sheffield (UK), the University of Edinburgh (UK), and the Lorraine Research Laboratory in Computer Science and its Applications in France. Since 2009, she has been involved in teaching activities at the University of Alicante. Specifically, for the degrees in Computer Science Engineering and Multimedia Engineering and for the master's programme in Information Technologies and English and Spanish for Specific Purposes, involving 200 teaching hours per year.

Positions held 
  • PROFESOR/A AYUDANTE DOCTOR/A (LOU)
    UNIV. DE ALICANTE
    24/07/2014 a 23/07/2019
  • PROFESOR/A ASOCIADO/A (LOU)
    UNIV. DE ALICANTE
    13/09/2012 a 23/07/2014
  • PROFESOR/A ASOCIADO/A (LOU)
    UNIV. DE ALICANTE
    11/10/2011 a 12/09/2012
  • INVESTIGADOR/A EN FORMACION (C-FPI-MIN)
    UNIV. DE ALICANTE
    01/09/2009 a 31/08/2011
  • Beca de Formación de Personal Investigador del Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (BES-2007-16268)
    Universidad de Alicante
    01/09/2007 a 31/08/2011
Invited scholar 

University of Vigo (School of Telecommunications Engineering)

Teaching 
  • FUNDAMENTALS OF DATA BASES (DEGREE IN COMPUTER ENGINEERING)
  • DATABASE DESGIN (DEGREE IN COMPUTER ENGINEERING)
  • ENGLISH AND SPANISH IN COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS (UNIVERSITY MASTER'S DEGREE IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES)
  • DATABASE ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT(DEGREE IN COMPUTER ENGINEERING)
Teaching abroad 
  • Natural Language Processing (Fachhochschule Salzburg)
  • Natural Language Processing (CESKÉ VYSOKÉ UCENÍ TECHNICKÉ V PRAZE )
Current research interests 

Within the area of Natural Language Processing, the specific research lines that I am currently conducting are:

  • Automatic Text Summarisation
  • Natural Language Generation
  • Semantic Information Representation
  • Design of interfaces to customize reading comprehension
International Conferences (selection) 

CONGRESO INTERNACIONAL DE LA SOCIEDAD ESPAÑOLA PARA EL PROCESAMIENTO DEL LENGUAJE NATURAL

Conferences organised (selection) 
  • The 16th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems
  • XXXI CONGRESO INTERNACIONAL DE LA SOCIEDAD ESPAÑOLA PARA EL PROCESAMIENTO DEL LENGUAJE NATURAL (SEPLN 2015)