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Invited Talks

 

  • "Automatic Assessment of Conceptual Text Complexity Using Knowledge Graphs". University of Wolverhampton, UK, 8 March 2021.

  • "Text Simplification with a Purpose". Potsdam University, Germany, 29 October 2018.

  • "Data-Driven Text Simplification". ML seminar series, Linköping University, Sweden, 28 March 2018.

  • "Text Simplification for Better Social Inclusion". NLP Group, Linköping University, Sweden, 27 March 2018.

  • "Automated Text Simplification". Heidelberg University, Germany, 21 November 2017.

  • "Text Accessibility and Automated Text Simplification". Univerisity of Melbourne, Australia, 28 August 2017.

  • "Text Accessibility and Automated Text Simplification". IBM Research Almaden, USA, 27 July 2017.

  • "Text Accessibility and Automated Text Simplification": Symanto Research, Nuremberg, Germany, 24 April 2017.

  • "Current Trends and Challenges in Text Simplification". TU Darmstadt, Germany, 17 August 2016.

  • "Neural Machine Translation". University of Lisbon, Portugal, 23 November 2015.

  • "Current Trends and Challenges in Text Simplification". University of Mannheim, Germany, 16 October 2015.

  • "New Data-Driven Approaches to Text Simplification". University of Lisbon, Portugal, 15 May 2015.

  • "New Approaches to Text Simplification". University of Wolverhampton, UK, 11 December 2013.

  • "Text Simplification for People with Cognitive Disabilities". Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, 25 April 2013.

  • "Current Trends in Text Simplification". Autism and NLP Workshop, University of Wolverhampton, UK, 25 February 2013.

Tutorials

 

  • "Emotion Analysis from Texts" at EACL 2023

  • "Data-Driven Text Simplification", University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain (2019)

  • "Data-Driven Text Simplification" at COLING 2018

  • "Automatic Text Simplification" at AINL 2018

  • "Deep Learning for Text Simplification" at RANLP 2017

Organization

  • RANLP 2023 Workshop on Text Simplification, Accessibility, and Readability  (TSAR-2023): lead organizer

  • ACL 2022: Demo Chair

  • EMNLP 2022 Workshop on Text Simplification, Accessibility, and Readability  (TSAR-2022): lead organizer

  • TSAR-2022 Shared Task on Lexical Simplification: organizer

  • SEPLN 2021 Workshop on Current Trends in Text Simplification  (CTTS-2021): organizer

  • INLG 2018 Workshop on Automatic Text Adaptation (ATA): organizer

  • COLING 2018: Area Chair

  • NAACL 2018 (BEA 2018) Shared Task on Complex Word Identification (CWI): lead organizer

  • LREC 2016 Workshop and Shared Task on Quality Assessment for Text Simplification (QATS): lead organizer

  • The 6th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP 2013): member of the publication committee

  • Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP 2013, RANLP 2011): student helper

 
Program Committee / Reviewing

 

  • Oxford Handbook of Computational Linguistics (Oxford University Press)

  • Journal of Natural Language Engineering (Cambridge University Press)

  • Journal of Information Processing & Management (Elsevier)

  • Expert Systems with Applications (Elsevier)

  • Language Resources and Evaluation Journal (Springer)

  • Journal of Research Design and Statistics in Linguistics and Communication Science (Equinox Publishing Ltd.)

  • Program committee: ACL (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017), IJCAI (2022, 2021, 2019, 2018), EMNLP (2018, 2017, 2016) , NAACL 2019, AAAI (2021, 2020, 2018), EAMT 2018,  LREC (2018, 2016, 2012), RANLP (2021, 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011), AIST 2015, IJCNLP 2013, COLING 2012

  • Additional reviewer: EACL 2017, EAMT 2016, ACL 2015, PITR 2013, CICLing (2013, 2010)

 
Teaching

 

  • Text Mining. Data Science Masters Program (online + onsite team projects) (2018, 2017, 2016)

  • Computer-Based Content Analysis. PhD Course. University of Mannheim, Germany (2017, 2016).

  • Text Analytics (Practical Exercises). Masters Course. University of Mannheim, Germany (2017, 2016)

  • Machine Translation (Seminar Series). Masters Course. University of Mannheim, Germany (2018).

  • Complex Word Identification and Simplification (Team Project). Masters Course. University of Mannheim, Germany (2018).

  • "Text Simplification". Erasmus Mundus International Masters in Natural Language Processing and Human Language Technologies, University of Wolverhampton, UK (2013, 2012)

 

  • 2009-2011: "Senior associate" in Mathematics at Petnica Science Center, Serbia 

  • 2003-2009: "Junior associate" in Mathematics at Petnica Science Center, Serbia 

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