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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Diana  M. S. M. P. Santos
Institution: SINTEF ICT
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Homepage: http://www.linguateca.pt/Diana/
State and/or Country: Norway   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Portuguese
Selected Publications: Tense and aspect in English and Portuguese: a contrastive semantical study
Bilingual alignment and tense
On grammatical translationese
Portugues Computacional
Broad-coverage machine translation
Lexical gaps and idioms in Machine Translation
Para uma classificagco aspectual portuguesa do portugujs
Announced on LINGUIST :  Translation-based corpus studies.
 Advances in Multilingual and Multimodal Information Retrieval
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Translation-based corpus studies.
Courses Taught: Tense and Aspect
Corpus processing
Portuguese processing
Machine translation
Computational grammars
Natural Language Processing for AI students
Portuguese grammar for non-native speakers
Dissertation Abstract: Tense and Aspect in English and Portuguese: A contrastive semantical study

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