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 Lecturer at the University of Alicante in Spain. There, she obtained her PhD on Text Summarisation in 2011. Her main field of interest is  Natural Language Processing (more specifically Text Summarisation), and Natural Language Generation. She is the author of over 60 scientific publications in international peer-reviewed conferences and refereed journals. She has served on the program committee for several international conferences, such as ACL, EACL, RANLP, and COLING. She is a member of the Spanish Society for Natural Language Processing (SEPLN), and she has participated in a number of national and EU-funded projects, among which the current and latest 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, more specifically she teaches 200 hours per year at the undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering and the degree in Multimedia Engineering, as well as at the master's degree in Information & Communication Technologies for Education and the master’s in English and Spanish for Specific Purposes.

Positions held 
  • PROFESOA TITULAR DE UNIVERSIDAD
    UNIV. DE ALICANTE
    10/05/2014 a actualidad
  • PROFESORA AYUDANTE DOCTOR/A (LOU)
    UNIV. DE ALICANTE
    24/07/2014 a 10/05/2019
  • PROFESORA 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)
  • INFORMATION RETRIEVAL AND POSITIONING IN THE NETWORK
  • EMPIRICAL METHODS IN NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING (ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ONLINE MASTER OF UIMP)
Teaching abroad 
  • Natural Language Processing (Fachhochschule Salzburg)
  • Natural Language Processing (CESKÉ VYSOKÉ UCENÍ TECHNICKÉ V PRAZE )
  • Natural Language Processing & Accessibility (POLITECNICO DI MILANO)
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) 
  • DOCTORAL SIMPOSIUM OF CONGRESO INTERNACIONAL DE LA SOCIEDAD ESPAÑOLA PARA EL PROCESAMIENTO DEL LENGUAJE NATURAL (SEPLN 2019)
  • DOCTORAL SIMPOSIUM OF CONGRESO INTERNACIONAL DE LA SOCIEDAD ESPAÑOLA PARA EL PROCESAMIENTO DEL LENGUAJE NATURAL (SEPLN 2018)
  • 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)