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Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities

Eveline Wandl-Vogt

Research manager at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (coordinator Lexicography Laboratory) and European research manager : COST IS 1305 European Network of electronic Lexicography (ENeL) member of the Steering Group, member of the Management Committee; Chair Working Group 4: Lexicography and Lexicology from a Pan-European view, Dissemination Manager at DARIAH-CC.

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Amelie Dorn

Studied modern languages (French, Spanish, Portuguese) at University College Dublin, Ireland. Completed an MA in European Studies with a thesis on the Sorbian language in Germany. She also holds a PhD in Linguistics from Trinity College Dublin, where she carried out research on the prosody and intonation of Donegal Irish, a northern variety of Irish.

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Barbara Piringer

Member of the lexicographic research group at the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities. During her studies in biology at the University of Vienna, she has been working at the Institute for Lexicography of Austrian Dialects and Names. Having started with the input and editing of linguistic data, she gained insight into the scientific work of dialectologists. Encouraged by her academic background, her interests focused more and more on comprehensive topics concerning scientific issues of both fields, humanities and natural sciences.

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Caitlin Gura

Guest Researcher at the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities. She desiged an online exhibition about the "Wörterbuch der bairischen Mundarten in Österreich" (WBÖ) as well as the "Datenbank der bairischen Mundarten in Österreich" (DBÖ).

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Andrea Steiner

Student assistant at the ACDH (2015-2016). She is studying German Language, Philosophy and Psychology at the University of Vienna. Her Interests include digital linguistics (especially lexicography) and their application in older German literature, sociolinguistics in psychology and psycho-linguistics.

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Melanie Seltmann

Lexographer at the ACDH (2015-2016). She has a Bachelor of Education in German and Latin philology from the University of Potsdam and studied the Master in Linguistics at Humboldt-University Berlin.

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University of Salamanca

Alejandro Benito

Research assistant in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Salamanca. His research interests include digital humanities and data visualization. Benito has an MSc in intelligent systems from the University of Salamanca.

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Antonio G. Losada

Research assistant in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Salamanca. His research interests include data analysis and data visualization applied to sports. Losada has an MSc in intelligent systems from the University of Salamanca.

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Roberto Therón

Associate professor and head of the visual analytics research group at the University of Salamanca. His research interests include data visualization, artificial intelligence and human-computer interaction. Therón has a PhD in robotics from the University of Salamanca.

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ZSI - Zentrum für Soziale Innovation

Maria Schrammel

Researcher at ZSI (Viena). Studied Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Vienna. Her research interests include responsible research and innovation (RRI), public engagement in research and innovation, gender studies and migration and integration. Due to her educational background and her experience in actual and former projects she specialized on interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary as well as qualitative social science research methods.

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Sylvana Kroop

Project manager of R&D EU-Projects in the "Technology & Knowledge" unit at the Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI) in Vienna. Also works as a lecturer at the University of Vienna and other higher education institutions. Her research interests currently focus on innovative pedagogical approaches in open and responsive learning environments and the relation between technological and social innovations in higher education and workplace learning.

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Dublin City University

Andy Way

Full professor in Computing. Between 2011-13, he spent a period of sabbatical leave working in the translation and localisation industry in the UK. From the start of 2014, he has been back in DCU full-time as Professor in the School of Computing at Dublin City University, where he began working in 1991. From January 1st 2014, he became Deputy Director of the CNGL Centre for Intelligent Content at DCU. This programme ceased at the end of August 2015, to be replaced by the ADAPT Centre for Digital Content Technology, where he remains Deputy Director.

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Yalemisew Abgaz

Postdoctoral researcher in the Adapt Centre, Dublin City University. His core interest includes semantic web, computational creativity and natural language processing with the aim of fostering a deep understanding of the fundamentals and applying it to solve practical problems. Yalemisew has hands on experience in building a large scale computational creativity system using analogical reasoning. He has expertise in artificial intelligence, programming, database systems, semantic web technologies and standards, and has experience in technologies like RDF/S, OWL, SPARQL and others. In the past, he was a member of Dr Inventor Project (http://drinventor.eu/) and worked as a core researcher, designer and developer of the project. He was a lecturer and project coordinator at Addis Ababa University and delivered various courses and advised group and individual projects.

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Strategy and Innovation Team

Alexander O'Connor

Lecturer in the School of Computing, Dublin City University. His main research interest is content analysis for personalisation—software that fits the user's specific needs and preferences. He has worked with technologies like Linked Open Data, Topic Modelling, Adaptive Hypermedia, Web Services & Web Applications. He has applied this work to Technology-enhanced Learning, Customer Care, and Digital Humanities.

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Erik Champion

UNESCO Chair of Cultural Heritage and Visualisation, and Professor at Media Culture and Creative Arts, in the Humanities Faculty of Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia. He promotes an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation on virtual heritage sites and facilitate collaboration between high-level, internationally-recognized researchers and teaching staff of Curtin University and other institutions throughout the world. He also helps encourage visualisation in the humanities (and beyond), including postgraduate research (applications will all be considered).

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Christian Chiarcos

Assistant Professor (Juniorprofessor) at Goethe-Universität Frankfurt a. Main.

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Dirk Geeraerts

Dirk Geeraerts (°1955) is professor of linguistics at the University of Leuven. He studied Germanic Languages (Dutch and English), with a specialization in theoretical linguistics. He also holds a bachelor's degree in Philosophy. In 1981, he received his PhD in linguistics from the university in Leuven.

From 1977 to 1985, he worked at the Instituut voor Nederlandse Lexicologie in Leiden (The Netherlands), as an editor of the Woordenboek der Nederlandsche Taal (the Dutch counterpart of the OED). After an interlude at the department of Dutch of the university of Leiden, he taught Dutch linguistics at the university of Kortrijk from 1986 to 1993. Since 1993, he holds the chair in theoretical linguistics at the university of Leuven.

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Alisa Goikhman

Interaction designer working as a Guest Researcher. Her work focuses mainly on users, and sometimes on machines (UI/UX). She explores the meeting point of Human-Computer Interaction, Lexicography and Cognitive Science, with special interest in tangible and embodied interaction.

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Martin Kaltenbock

He studied communication, psychology and marketing at the University of Vienna. In 2000 he was co-founder of punkt. netServices - an Austrian company specialised on information- & knowledge management as well as on Enterprise 2.0 solutions.

He is co-founder and managing partner of the Semantic Web Company and as CFO responsible for financial and organisational issues. Furthermore he leads and works in several national and international research, industry and projects in public administration - mainly in the areas of project management, requirements engineering and communication activities.

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Roman Mohr

 

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Michael Nentwich

Originally a lawyer, he is a habilitated science and technology researcher, a passionate technology engineer and, since 2006, director of the ITA. His main research area in the TA is the Internet and its impact on society and science.

Since 2006 he has been director of the ITA, since 2013 member of the ÖAW-Kommission Nachhaltige Mobilität. From 2011 to 2015, he was also deputy chairman of the Vorsitzender der InstitutsdirektoreInnenkonferenz of the ÖAW.

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Jeffrey Schnapp

Jeffrey Schnapp is the founder/faculty director of metaLAB (at) Harvard and faculty co-director of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. At Harvard, he holds the Carl A. Pescosolido Chair in Romance Languages and Literatures and Comparative Literature in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, is on the teaching faculty in the Department of Architecture at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, and is affiliated with the Critical Media Practice program in Visual and Environmental Studies.

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Klaus Schuch

Klaus SCHUCH, born 1963 in Vienna, is expert on techno-globalisation, research and innovation policies, and evaluation in research and technology policy. He works for ZSI (Centre for Social Innovation) since April 2001. At present he is scientific director and senior scientist at ZSI (Centre for Social Innovation), Austria. He has earned a PhD from the University of Vienna.

Klaus is also managing director of the Austrian Platform for Research and Technology Policy Evaluation and Austrian delegate to the European RTD Evaluation Network. He is also member of the Scientific Committee of COST.

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Fermin Serrano

At Ibercivis Foundation, they are working on citizen science to promote it, to support experiments, to perform research using this paradigm as methodology, to analyze these practices themself, to raise awareness about the research performed outside the acedemia, to educate from and for science.

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Josef Strobl

 

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