2011-2013 TOPAS. Tool platform for intelligent Patent Analysis and Summarization. 7th Framework Program Integrated Project of the European Commission (FP7-SME-2011 286639) Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain. Research Collaborator.
2010-2011 PESCADO. Personalized Environmental Service Configuration and Delivery Orchestration. 7th Framework Program Integrated Project of the European Commission (FP7-248594). Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain. Research Collaborator.
2006-2008 MUSING. Next Generation Business Intelligence Multi-industry, Semantic-based next generation business INtelliGence. 6th Framework Program Integrated Project of the European Commission (FP6-027097). University of Sheffield, UK. Sheffield Project Management and Researcher.
2003-2005 CUBREPORTER. Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (GR/R91465/01). University of Sheffield. Researcher and manager of a junior researcher.
2003: CLARITY: Cross-language Information Retrieval and Organisation of Text and Audio Documents (IST-2000-25310). University of Sheffield, UK. Researcher.
2000-2004 GATE: General Architecture for Text Engineering. Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (GR/M31699/01). Researcher. University of Sheffield.
2001 Automatic Summarization of Multiple (Multilingual) Documents. Johns Hopkins University, USA. Funded by NSF. Researcher.
2000-2002 MUMIS: Multimedia Indexing and Searching Environment. FP4 European Commission (IST-1999-10651). University of Sheffield, UK. Researcher.
2000-2002 SOCIS: Scene of the Crime Information System. Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC/RA002260). University of Sheffield, UK. Researcher and Sheffield research coordination.
1997-2000 SumUM: Summarization at Université de Montréal. University of Montreal. Canada. PhD project. Funded by the Canadian Agency for International Development (Canada) and Minitry of Education (Argentina).
Participation in Evaluation Challenges involving SUMMA
Participation in the Document Understanding Conferences 2004, 2005, 2006. Second best summarization system in 2004 in the generic multidocument summarization task.
Participation in the Multilingual Summarization Evaluation 2005. Paper on Arabic summarization.
Participation in the Text Analysis Conference 2011. Paper on multilingual summarization.
Participation in the People Web Search at SemEval 2007. Paper on cross-source coreference.
Participation in the Defí de Texte (DEFT 2011) evaluation 2011 (matching abstracts with documents). Paper on abstract/document matching.
Other Evaluation Challenges
Participation in the Text Retrieval Conferences - Question Answering track. TREC/QA 2004, 2005, 2006. Definition extraction system obtained the 4th best score and our combined QA system was among the best 10 systems in TREC 2004..
Our content-based evaluation system has been used in the INEX QA 2010 and 2011 evaluation programme. Consult paper on evaluation here.