Carlos Ramisch's picture Cover of 'Multiword Expressions Acquisition' book by Carlos Ramisch

I am an assistant professor (maître de conférences) at the computer science department of Aix Marseille University in France. In addition to teaching, I also do research in computational linguistics/natural language processing and co-lead the TALEP team of LIS (previously called LIF). From Sep 2019 to Aug 2020 I was a visiting CNRS researcher (délégation) at the MELODI team of IRIT in Toulouse.

I am passionate about multiword expressions (MWEs) and I try to build natural language processing systems that take them into account. I have created and maintain, with the help of colleagues, the mwetoolkit: a useful tool for discovering and indentifying MWEs in corpora. I have written a book on MWE processing, available as printed or e-Book on Springer Link. (errata). I am also interested in syntactic and semantic parsing, word embeddings, corpus annotation, low-resourced languages, unsupervised and semi-supervised methods, and information extraction.

I am deeply involved in the PARSEME community, especially in the organisation of the shared tasks in 2017, 2018 and 2020, on verbal MWE identification. I also gave a course on MWEs at ESSLLI 2018.

I obtained my PhD (2009-2012) from the University of Grenoble (France) under the supervision of Christian Boitet and at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil) under the supervision of Aline Villavicencio. I have a Bachelor's degree from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and a Master's degree from ENSIMAG at Grenoble INP.

I am/was co-chair and organiser of the 2010, 2011, 2013, 2017, 2018, 2020 and 2021 editions of the workshop on multiword expressions, area chair of *SEM 2012, NAACL 2019 and ACL 2020, PC chair of PROPOR 2018, guest editor of the ACM TSLP special issue on MWEs, editorial board member of LSP's series on Phraseology and Multiword Expressions (PMWE), and elected representative of the MWE Section of SIGLEX (2020-2022). I am/was involved in the following funded projects and grants:


Look at the URL of this website. My email is the concatenation of my username, which is delimited on the left by a tilde (~) and on the right by a slash (/), and the domain name of my lab, which is I also have a gmail address, with exactly the same username.

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