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Bernardo Magnini

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Short bio

Bernardo Magnini is senior researcher at FBK in Trento, where he is responsible of the Research Unit on Natural Language Processing and scientific coordinator of the Cognitive Computing Research Line. His interests are in the field of Computational Linguistics, particularly lexical semantics and lexical resources, question answering and textual entailment, areas in which he has published more than 170 scientific papers. He has coordinated international research projects, including QALL-ME (Question Answering), LIVEMEMORIES (content extraction and integration), and EXCITEMENT (textual inferences). He has launched EVALITA, the evaluation campaign for both NLP and speech tools for Italian, and has co-chaired CLIC-it 2014, the first Italian conference on Computational Linguistics. 

He has been contract professor at the University of Trento and Bolzano and he is staff member and lecturer at the ICT International Doctoral School of the  University of Trento.

He is member of the Scientific Committee of the Know Center (Graz) and of the Institute for Applied Linguistics at Eurac Research (Bolzano). 

He currently serves as President of the Italian Association for Computational Linguistics and as the Manager of the Italian Office of the World Wide Web Consortium.

Publications
  1. A. Artale; Bernardo Magnini; Carlo Strapparava,
    Lexical Discrimination with the Italian Version of WordNet,
    Proceedings of ACL-97. Workshop on ""Automatic Information Extraction and Building of Lexical Semantic Resources for NLP Applications,
    1997
  2. A. Artale; Bernardo Magnini; Carlo Strapparava,
    WordNet for Italian and Its Use for Lexical Discrimination,
    Quinto Congresso della Associazione Italiana per l'Intelligenza Artificiale [AI IA],
    1997
  3. Paolo Bresciani; Alberto Lavelli; Bernardo Magnini; D. Petrelli; Oliviero Stock; Carlo Strapparava; Massimo Zancanaro,
    Il prototipo di TAMIC: accesso all'informazione per il cittadino in linguaggio naturale,
    1996
  4. Paolo Bresciani; Alberto Lavelli; Bernardo Magnini; D. Petrelli; Oliviero Stock; Carlo Strapparava; Massimo Zancanaro,
    Un'interfaccia basata su linguaggio naturale per lo sportellista della Pubblica Amministrazione: il prototipo di TAMIC,
    1996
  5. C. Bagnasco; Paolo Bresciani; Bernardo Magnini; Carlo Strapparava,
    Natural Language Interpretation for Public Administration Database Querying in the TAMIC Demonstrator,
    Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems: Proceedings of the Second International Workshop,
    1996
  6. Paolo Bresciani; Alberto Lavelli; Bernardo Magnini; D. Petrelli; Oliviero Stock; Carlo Strapparava; Massimo Zancanaro,
    Il prototipo di TAMIC: una interfaccia mediata per il cittadino basata su linguaggio naturale,
    Atti del Secondo Workshop del Gruppo di lavoro Interfacce Intelligenti [II'96],
    1996
  7. R. Delmonte; G. Ferrari; A. Goy; Leonardo Lesmo; Bernardo Magnini; Emanuele Pianta; Oliviero Stock; Carlo Strapparava,
    ILEX - Un dizionario computazionale dell'Italiano,
    V Convegno Nazionale dell'Associazione Italiana per l'Intelligenza Artificiale,
    1996
  8. Bernardo Magnini; G. Fabris; F. Rinaldi,
    GUM: una ontologia linguisticamente motivata per l'italiano,
    1995
    , pp. 7 -
    11
  9. J. Bateman; Bernardo Magnini; G. Fabris,
    The Generalized Upper Model Knowledge Base: Organization and Use,
    Towards Very Large Knowledge Bases: Knowledge Building & Knowledge Sharing 1995,
    1995
    , pp. 60-
    72
  10. J. Bateman; Bernardo Magnini; F. Rinaldi,
    The Generalized [Italian, German, French] Upper Model,
    Proceedings of the 11th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence [ECAI'94], Workshop W13 Comparison of Implemented Ontologies,
    1994
    , pp. 35-
    45

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