Aline Villavicencio

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and University of Essex

Aline Villavicencio

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and University of Essex

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Aline Villavicencio is a Lecturer at the Institute of Informatics, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil) and at the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex (UK). She is a member of the Neurocomputational and Language Processing Laboratory at UFRGS and of the Language and Computation Group at Essex. Her research interests focus on lexical semantics, multilinguality, and cognitively motivated NLP. Her work includes techniques for Multiword Expression treatment using statistical methods and distributional semantic models, and applications like Text Simplification and Question Answering, for languages like English and Portuguese.