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Petya Osenova

Curriculum Vitae

Last modified: 15.06.2010

Personal Details

Date of birth May 22, 1971
Place of birth Pleven, Bulgaria
E-mails petya@bultreebank.org; petyaosenova@hotmail.com

Publications

Research Grants

2010 Building a Bulgarian Resource Grammar in the HPSG framework

I was a Fulbrighter in Computational Linguistics at LinGO Lab, CSLI, Stanford University. I developed the first version of the Resource Grammar for Bulgarian. My host professor was Ivan Sag. I collaborated closely with Dan Flickinger.

2004 Measuring Language Contact Project

I was a Postdoctoral at Alfa-Informatika, Groningen University (sponsorship by the Dutch Foundation NWO) I did some work on measuring distances between various Bulgarian dialects on the phonetic level. I collaborated with prof. John Nerbonne, Wilbert Heeringa, Peter Kleiweg.

Education

1996-1999 PhD in Linguistics, Institute for Bulgarian Language, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Title of the PhD Thesis: "Semantics and functioning of Indefinite pronouns in Bulgarian" (abstract in Bulgarian)
1989-1995 Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" MA in Czech language and literature 1995, MA in Bulgarian language 1995, Minor subject in English language and literature 1995
1985-1989 Mathematical Secondary School, Pleven

Student and Doctoral Scholarships

13 - 19 Sept. 1998 Summer School "Contacts in Science" - Pamporovo, Bulgaria, organized by Swedish Council for Research and Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
March - June 1995 Scholarship at Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
July - August 1993 Summer School  in Olomouc, Czech Republic
1992-1993 One year scholarship from The Open Society Foundation, Bulgaria
1993 One year scholarship from The National Academic Foundation, Bulgaria

Courses and Workshops

12-13 December 2014

12th Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories (TLT-12), Tuebingen, Germany (co-organizer)

11-15 August 2014

Introductory Lecture Course on Knowledge-rich NLP at ESSLLI School 2014, Tuebingen, Germany (co-lecturer together with Kiril Simov)

27 May 2014

Workshop on Automatic Text Simplification

Methods and Applications in the Multilingual Society, in conjunction with COLING 2014 (co-organizer)

29 October 2014

Workshop on Language Technology for Closely Related Languages and Language Variants (LT4CloseLang) at EMNLP 2014(co-organizer)

27 May 2014

3rd Workshop on Linked Data in Linguistics (LDL-2014):

Multilingual Knowledge Resources and Natural Language Processing at LREC 2014 (co-organizer)

27 May 2014

3rd Workshop on Linked Data in Linguistics (LDL-2014):

Multilingual Knowledge Resources and Natural Language Processing at LREC 2014 (co-organizer)

13-14 December 2013

12th Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories (TLT-12), Sofia, Bulgaria (co-organizer)

13 September 2013

Adaptation of language resources and tools

for closely related languages and language variants organized jointly with a session of COST Action IC 1002 MUMIA at RANLP 2013 (co-organizer)

 12 September 2013

Joint Workshop on NLP&LOD and SWAIE: Semantic Web, Linked Open Data and Information Extraction at RANLP 2013 (co-organizer)

3-6 July 2012

Hosting the DELPH-IN (http://www.delph-in.net/) meeting on Deep Grammars at the Sofia University

16 September 2011

Co-organizer of Workshop on  Language Technologies for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage (http://www.c-phil.uni-hamburg.de/view/Main/RANLPDigHum2011)

15 September 2011

Co-organizer of Workshop on  Annotation and Exploitation of Parallel Corpora (http://bultreebank.org/AEPC2/)

12 September 2009 Tutorial on "In the NLP world of knowledge nets", at RANLP-2009, Borovets, Bulgaria (co-lecturer together with Kiril Simov)
17 September 2009 Workshop on Adaptation of Language Resources and Technology to New Domains, at RANLP-2009, Borovets, Bulgaria (co-organizer)
26 September 2007 Workshop on Computational Phonology, at RANLP-2007, Borovets, Bulgaria (co-organizer)
24-27 July 2006 The 13th International Conference on HPSG, Varna, Bulgaria (local co-organizer)
14 July 2005 Workshop on Exploring Syntactically Annotated Corpora, Birmingham, UK (co-organizer)
9-20 April 2004 ESSLLI 2005, Nancy, France (participant)
13-14 April 2003 Workshop on Linguistically Interpreted Corpora (LINC4), Budapest, Hungary (participant)
27 March 2003 Workshop on Shallow Processing of Large Corpora (SProLaC2003), Lancaster University, England (co-organizer)
24-26 Sept. 2002 International Workshop on Electronic Description and Edition of Slavic Resources, 24-26 Sept., Pomorie, Bulgaria (participant)
20-21 Sept 2002 The First Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories (TLT2002), Sozopol, Bulgaria (local co-organizer)
8-19 Sept 2002 Fall School on Empirical Linguistics and Natural Language Processing, Sozopol, Bulgaria, (participant)
5-6 Aug 2002 ESSLI Workshop on Machine Learning Approaches in Computational Linguistics, Trento, Italy, 5-16 Aug (participant)
Jan-March 2002 Specialization at the Department of Computational Linguistics (SfS), Tuebingen University
15 - 20 October 2001 How to use corpora in language teaching, Tuscan Word Center, Italy, (participant)
16 - 27 July 2001 ELSNET summer school on Corpus Linguistics, Prague, Czech Republic, (participant)
25 Aug - 8 Sept 2000 Summer School on Computational Linguistics and Represented Knowledge, CLaRK Programme, Sozopol, Bulgaria, (participant)
20 - 31 March 2000 Vilem Mathesius Lecture Series 15, Prague, Czech Republic, (participant)

Projects

2012-2017

Vice-leader of WP4 on Treebanks in PARSEME COST Action (http://typo.uni-konstanz.de/parseme/), LMDBulgarian Academy of Sciences

2013-2016

Researcher in QTLeap EU Project on Machine Translation (http://qtleap.eu/), LMDBulgarian Academy of Sciences

2013-2015

Researcher in EUCases EU Project (http://eucases.eu/start/), LMDBulgarian Academy of Sciences

2010 - 2012

Researcher in EuroMatrixPlus EU Project on Machine Translation, LMDBulgarian Academy of Sciences

2008 - 2011 Researcher in the initiative "Fostering Language Resources Network" (FlareNet), LMD, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2008 - 2011 Researcher in EU 7 Frame Project "Language Technologies for Lifelong Learning" (LTfLL), LMD, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2006 - 2009 Researcher in EU 6 Frame Project "A Semantic-Based Knowledge Flow System for the European Home Textiles Industry" (AsIsKnown), LMD, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2006 - 2008 Researcher in EU 6 Frame Project "Language Technology for eLearning" (LT4LL), LMD, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2004 - present  Organizer of the Bulgarian part in Question Answering contest (CLEF), LMD, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2001 - 2007 Postdoctoral at the BulTreeBank Project, LMD, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Experience

2009 - present Assīssiate Professor in morphology and syntax at the Division of Bulgarian Language, Faculty of Slavonic languages, St. Kl. Ohridski University
2000 - 2009 Assistant Professor in morphology and syntax at the Division of Bulgarian Language, Faculty of Slavonic languages, St. Kl. Ohridski University
1999 - 2000 Research Fellow, Section for Bulgarian lexicology and lexicography, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
1999-2000 Part-time Lecturer in Bulgarian syntax at the Division of Bulgarian Language, Faculty of Slavonic languages, St. Kl. Ohridski University
1997-1998 Part-time Lecturer in Czech language at the Faculty of Slavonic languages, St. Kl. Ohridski University

Program Committees

2012 - present

Member of the editorial board of Journal of Language Modeling

2006 - present

Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC )

2005 - present

Conference on Recent advances in NLP (RANLP) in Borovets, Bulgaria

2005 - present

Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories (TLT)

2005

ESSLLI 2005 Student Workshop, Edinburgh, UK

2004

ESSLLI 2004 Workshop on Combining Shallow and Deep Processing for NLP, Nancy, France

2003

ACL 2003 Student Research Workshop

2003

Second Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic theories, Sweden, November 2003

2003

WORKSHOP IESL-2003 on Information Extraction for Slavonic and other Central and Eastern European Languages, Borovets, Bulgaria

2003

Workshop on Shallow Processing of Large Corpora (SProLaC2003), Lancaster University, England

2003

First Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic theories, Bulgaria, November 2002

Teaching

2009 - present

MA Course on Formal Grammars, Faculty of Slavic Studies, Faculty of Slavonic languagesSt. Kl. Ohridski University

1999 - present

Course on Bulgarian Morphology and Syntax at the Faculty of Slavonic languagesSt. Kl. Ohridski University