The Universitat Pompeu Fabra(UPF) was established as a public university in 1990 in the city of Barcelona. Committed from its beginnings to the pursuit of excellence, it holds 22 undergraduate programs, 91 master courses and 9 doctoral degrees in the fields of biomedical sciences, social sciences and humanities and communication and information technologies. The UPF serves nowadays over 11500 students, around 25% being international. Its structure comprises 1300 academic staff and 635 in administration and management.
The work will be carried out at the Department of Information and Communication Technologies at UPF. The department is organized around 16 groups pursuing a wide range of topics that include networking, wireless communications, multimedia, image and music processing, medical imaging, interactive technologies, artificial intelligence, data mining, and computational neuroscience, among others.
In Dr Inventor UPF will participate with the Natural Language Processing Group TALN of the Department of Information and Communication Technologies. TALN, UPF focuses on research on multilingual discourse generation, summarization and information extraction. It has a long-standing experience in international collaborative research. Among TALN’s recent successful project completions are to be highlighted MARQUIS (EDC-11258), PATExpert (ICT-028116), PESCaDO (ICT-248594) and its participation as one of the RTD-performers in TOPAS (SME-286639). TALN, UPF will be responsible for the activities related to information extraction and text summarization.