Position - Professor
Institution - Department of Software and Computing Systems
Department of Software and Computing Systems, University of Alicante, Ap. de Correos 99, E-03080 Alicante, Spain
tel. +34 96 5903772
E-Mail - Montoyo(at)dlsi.ua.es
Prof. Andres Montoyo is full professor of Databases at the Technical School at University of Alicante, is professor of Ontology design in Natural Language Processing and semantic web at the Master Computer Science technologies at the University of Alicante. Member of the Research Group on Natural Language Processing and Information Systems in the Department of Software and Computing Systems at the University of Alicante (since 1995). He received his Master's degree in Computer Science at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain (1989) and his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Alicante, Spain (2001). He is deputy director of the Technical School at University of Alicante (2004). His research interests are in the field of Natural Language Processing, with particular interests in Information Extraction, Word Sense Disambiguation, Opinion Mining, Ontology, and in the application of language technologies to the field of the Semantic Web. He is the author of more than 70 scientific publications on international journals and conferences in topics such as information extraction, word sense disambiguation, sentiment analysis, name entity recognition and opinion mining. He has involved both in national and international research projects, including LISS, EUROTERM, TEXT-MESS, R2D2; and REXIN, WSD-VAL as responsible. He is member of the RANLP, NLDB, WOMSA, CAEPIA, SEPLN program committees and he was guest editor of the special issue on applications of natural language to information systems held by the journal of Data and Knowledge Engineering.