[Elsnet-list] Internship in Statistical Machine Translation
petraks at di.uoa.gr
Thu Mar 9 19:41:12 CET 2006
I am interested in doing an internship related to statistical machine
translation, as part of my thesis for my MSc in Cognitive Science
I am also interested in natural language processing using a statistical
I am available from the beginnning of May 2006.
Full Name: Stefanos Petrakis
Date Of Birth: 25/9/1979
e-mail: petraks at di.uoa.gr
2003-now: Department of Philosophy and History of Science – Graduate
Program in Basic and Applied Cognitive Science
1997-2003: University Of Piraeus, Faculty of Computer Science, Grade
6,97 out of 10
1994-1997: 3rd Lyceum in Chalandri, Athens, Grade 17,8 out of 20
Foreign Languages: English ( Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency),
French ( Semi-Intensive Courses at the C.U.E.F., Universite Stendahl –
Pascal, C, C++, C#, Java, Lisp, Prolog
General Computer Knowledge:
Experience in use of Unix operating systems (Linux, Solaris).
Web Site Administration.
Basic Lan Administration.
Experience in developing J2EE applications(Tomcat, Servlets, JSP).
Experience in developing applications in C++(Symbian) and J2ME (Java)
for mobile devices (cellular phones).
October 2005-April 2006:
Xerox XRCE, Grenoble, France
Internship in the Software Development Team (XML, C#, SVG, Web Services)
October 2004-May 2005:
Department of Informatics, University Of Athens
Researcher – Programmer (Virtual Musical Instruments, C# .NET)
October 2003-June 2004:
Department of Philosophy and History of Science – Graduate Program in
Basic and applied Cognitive Science, Athens
Administrator of the Cognitive Science Lab
March 2003 – September 2003:
‘Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics’, Berlin
Programmer (werkstudent) for the needs of the molecular data base, Gabi
(Java Swing, JSP, servlets)
A Critical Look at the Desktop Metaphor 25 years on
Stefanos Petrakis, Marina Terkourafi and Maria Roussou,
University of Athens, Greece; British School at
Athens and University of Cambridge; and University of Athens, Greece
(Presented at the 1st First UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference, October
23rd - 25th, 2005, Brighton, UK)
The desktop metaphor: an inescapable legacy at the age of globalization?
Marina Terkourafi, Stefanos Petrakis
(Accepted for the Poster Session of the "Researching and Applying
Metaphor 6" (RaAM6) conference at University of Leeds,10 - 12 April, 2006)
Development of a Graphical Computational Experiment (Audio-Visual
questionnaire) used partly for the research done by Katerina Ligovanli
for her PhD thesis (kaligova at phs.uoa.gr). Implemented in Java (Full
Screen API, Java Multimedia Framework).
Home-Teaching/Assistance for the “Visual Basic – Introduction to
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