Institute of computational linguistics

  • Institute for Computational Linguistics "A. Zampolli" (CNR-ILC)
  • Pisa CNR Research Area, Via Giuseppe Moruzzi N° 1, 56124 Pisa, Italy

The Institute for Computational Linguistics “A. Zampolli” (CNR-ILC) is a centre of reference in the field of Computational Linguistics at both national and international levels. The institute carries out research activities in strategic scientific areas of the discipline, as well as publishing activities, training and education activities and technology transfer. The research carried out within each area is highly interdisciplinary and involves different professional skills and expertise extending across several disciplines, including Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, and the Digital Humanities.

Monica Monachini

Project member

Monica Monachini (PhD) is a senior researcher. She leads the Language Resources and Infrastructure group (LaRI) at CNR-ILC. Her main research interests include: Computational Lexicography and Lexicology; Lexical Semantics; Lexicons; Terminologies; Standards; Metadata; Infrastructural issues related to Language Resources. She has published over 150 articles in journals, books and conferences at an international level; organized several scientific events and participated in several international and national projects. She represents CNR in UNI Committees devoted to Terminology and is an expert delegate in ISO TC37 SC4 Committees for Language Resources Management. She has been nominated by MIUR as National Coordinator of the CLARIN-ERIC Infrastructure for Italy, CLARIN-IT.

Paola Baroni

Project member

Paola Baroni is a Technologist at CNR-ILC. She deals with project planning and management, Web design, development, management and maintenance, communication and dissemination, organization of events. Since 1998 she has been involved in over thirty EU, international, national and regional research projects, in various international and national committees, working groups and initiatives and in two research infrastructures of pan-European interest. Since 2005, as a committee member of ISO/TC 37, ISO/TC 37/SC 4/WG 4, UNI/CT 014 and UNI/CT 014/GL 04, she has acted as an interface between the Italian National Agency of Standardization (UNI) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for the expression of votes on ISO documents pertaining to the reference sector (Lexical Resources and Terminology) of the Language Resources and Infrastructures (LaRI) research group. After being involved in the CLARIN preparatory phase project (2008-2011), since 2015 she has been involved in CLARIN-IT, the Italian node of CLARIN, as a member of the National Coordination Group and as the person responsible for Web, communication, promotion and dissemination activities as well as for consortium membership procedures. Since 2014 she has been a member of CNR-ILC Project Support Office (where she is the contact person for relations with the national reference bodies for the EU funding programmes), of CNR-ILC Communications Committee and of the Communications Team of the Research Area of CNR in Pisa.

Fahad Khan

Project member

Fahad Khan is a post-doctoral fellow at CNR-ILC. He has a BSc (Hons) from the University of Glasgow, a MSc from the University of Manchester and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Nottingham. His current research interests include ontologies, language resources, computational lexicography, linked data and the digital humanities. His interests within the project include, in particular, the use and definition of standards for accessing computational lexicographic resources.