research fellow, researcher

Phone:
00 386 5 611 76 50
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Location:
UP FAMNIT, Glagoljaška 8, 6000 Koper
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Researcher's IDs:
23555 (ARRS)
24484099500 (SCOPUS)
0000-0002-7876-5009 (ORCHID)
Research interests

Jernej Vičič is a researcher in the Dialectological Section, he mainly works on the Slovenian Linguistic Atlas SLA. He specializes in training computers to translate natural languages and focuses on translations of related languages. He also deals with distributed systems, especially Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT). The topic of his doctoral dissertation, which he defended in 2012, is rapid development of rule-based translation systems for related languages.

Research interests

  • language technologies
  • machine translation
  • distributed systems

Study, Academic title

  • 2012: PhD thesis: Rapid Development of Rule-Based Translation Systems for Related Languages, Faculty of computer science and informatics, Universtity of Ljubljana
  • 2003 MsC thesis: Automatic Translation from Slovenian to English Language Based on Statistical Machine Translation, Faculty of computer science and informatics, Universtity of Ljubljana
  • 1999 BsC degree, Faculty of computer science and informatics, Universtity of Ljubljana

Zaposlitve in vodstvene funkcije ter kompetence

Employment:

  • 2015–: ZRC SAZU, ISJFR, Language technologies
  • 2013–: assistant professor of computer science, Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies, University of Primorska
  • 2007–2013: teaching assistant of computer science, Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technology, University of Primorska
  • 2002–2007: teaching assistant of computer science, Faculty of Education, University of Primorska,
  • 1999–2002: software development based on cluster technologies in the company Active tools, d.o.o., Kranj
  • 1999–2000: technical assistance and software development in the company Siemens, d.o.o., Ljubljana

 

Leared functions:

  • 2016–: head of the Centre for Application Develompment at UP IAM, University of Primorska

 

Supervision:

  • MA theses supervision: Gašper Moderc, Saša Nikolić
  • BA theses supervision: Domen Vake, Matic Adamič, Kristjan Fortuna, Goran Tubić, Klemen Kolenc, Gašper Moderc, Marko Poljanšek, Marko Tavčar, Tomaž Tomažinčič, Tadej Magajna, Alen Redek, Leda Soldevilla
  • MA theses co-supervision: Andraž Stibilj, Nevena Pivač, Anka Rakitovac
  • BA theses cosupervision: Elena Bidini, Boža Pangerc, Bojan Sinkovič, Tilen Jesenko, Aleksander Arun Bahl, Valentin Sojar, Jan Škorjanc, Erik Šimer, Marko Trajkoski, Aleksandar Todorović, Saša Nikolić, Aleš Horvat

 

Study:

  • 2019: expert training at the Faculty for Mathematics and Physics. Charles University Prague

 

Lectures on foreign universities:

  • 2020: Charles University Prague
Selected publications
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Research areas

Computer science, numerical analysis, systems, control P170 • Informatics, systems theory P175 

Keywords

language technologies • machine translation • language simplification