George K. Mikros

Department of Italian Language and Literature
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Short Bio

George K. Mikros is currently Professor of Computational and Quantitative Linguistics and Chair of the Department of Italian Language and Literature in the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Director of the Computational Stylistics Lab. He also holds an adjunct faculty position at the Department of Applied Linguistics, in the Master of Arts Online Program of the University of Massachusetts, Boston.

He graduated from the Department of Italian Language and Literature (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) in 1992.

He completed his Ph.D. thesis in 1999 at the Department of Linguistics (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens).

In 1992 he joined Institute for Language and Speech Processing (ILSP) and in 1996-1998 he was head of the Institute's Liaison Office.

Since 1999 coordinates the Course Unit ISP12 "Understanding the Language and Civilization: From Latin to Modern Spanish" in the undergraduate Program "Hispanic Language and Civilisation Studies" at the Hellenic Open University. From 2016 he is the Director of the Program.

He has participated in many European and National Research Programs in the area of Human Language Technology.

He was elected Member at Large (2007-2009), General Secretary (2012-2016) and Vice President (2016-present) of the International Association of Quantitative Linguistics (IQLA). He also participates as a program committee member in many International Conferences in the area of Computational Linguistics.

Publishes in international journals and peer-reviewed conference proceedings in the following areas: Computational Linguistics, Computational Stylistics, Corpus Linguistics, Quantitative Linguistic Data Analysis, Stylometry, Automatic Authorship Attribution, Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis.

Detailed CV can be found here.