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Kalliopi Zervanou is a University Lecturer in the Information Systems group at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). Her research interests lie in the area of natural language processing and in particular text mining and information management of mainly unstructured text data.

She has worked in information extraction research, including language technology applications in information retrieval, digital libraries and semantic web, for a variety of domains (financial, biomedical, humanities, defence). Her most recent research focused on modelling and linking disparate data and event extraction from texts.

Academic background

Kalliopi Zervanou received her PhD in Computer Science from the University of Manchester, UK.  She has worked as a Lecturer in Information Systems at Utrecht University and as a postdoctoral researcher at the Universities of Utrecht, Nijmegen and Tilburg in the Netherlands. She was a visiting researcher at the UK National Centre for Text Mining (NaCTeM) in 2010 and the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering, USA in 2014. At TU/e, she is part of Business Process Intelligence and Healthcare clusters at the Information Systems group.

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Semantics Engineering & Materials Science
Linguistics Engineering & Materials Science
Abbreviation Mathematics
Acronym Mathematics
Ontology Engineering & Materials Science
Information Structure Mathematics
Information retrieval Engineering & Materials Science
Medicine Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2000 2019

Word semantic similarity for morphologically rich languages

Zervanou, K., Iosif, E. & Potamianos, A., 2014, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2014. Calzolari, N., Choukri, K., Goggi, S., Declerck, T., Mariani, J., Maegaard, B., Moreno, A., Odijk, J., Mazo, H., Piperidis, S. & Loftsson, H. (eds.). European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 1642-1648 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Creating time capsules for colonial botanical drugs in the early modern Low Countries

Zervanou, K., Klein, W., van den Hooff, P., Bron, M., Wiering, F. & Pieters, T., Jul 2015, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (DH2015), 29 June-3 July, 2015, Sydney, Australia.. 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Modernizing historical Dutch: the UU system

Schraagen, M., Dietz, F., van Koppen, M. & Zervanou, K., Feb 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterAcademic

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Documenting social unrest: Detecting strikes in historical daily newspapers

Zervanou, K., Düring, M., Hendrickx, I. & Van Den Bosch, A., 2013, Social Informatics - SocInfo 2013 International Workshops QMC and HISTOINFORMATICS, Revised Selected Papers. Nadamoto, A., Jatowt, A., Wierzbicki, A. & Leidner, J. L. (eds.). Springer Open, p. 120-133 14 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 8359).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review


Language technology for cultural heritage: selected papers from the LaTeCH workshop series

Sporleder, C. (ed.), van den Bosch, A. (ed.) & Zervanou, K. (ed.), 2011, Berlin: Springer Open. (Theory and Applications of Natural Language Processing)

Research output: Book/ReportBook editingAcademicpeer-review

Student theses

Achieving more accurate truck warning lights by descriptive and predictive analytics

Author: van de Donk, W., 31 May 2019

Supervisor: Zhang, Y. (Supervisor 1), Kaymak, U. (Supervisor 2) & Zervanou, K. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master


Analysis of skills needed for ICT employees in the Netherlands: a text mining approach to job vacancies

Author: de Ridder, E., 28 Jun 2019

Supervisor: Kaymak, U. (Supervisor 1), Sadowski, B. (Supervisor 2), Raiteri, E. (Supervisor 2), Zervanou, K. (Supervisor 2) & Zhang, Y. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master


Determining usefulness in linguistic summaries: relevance for target users

Author: Barreto Trujillo, D., 31 Jul 2019

Supervisor: Wilbik, A. (Supervisor 1) & Zervanou, K. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master


Prioritizing price sensitivity drivers using machine learning classification algorithms

Author: Rooijakkers, C., 31 May 2019

Supervisor: Zhang, Y. (Supervisor 1), Zervanou, K. (Supervisor 2) & Genga, L. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master