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Name: Marina  Santini
Institution: Royal Institute of Technology
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://sites.google.com/site/marinasantiniacademicsite/
State and/or Country: Sweden   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Specialty: Genre, Web Genre, Automatic Genre Identification
Selected Publications: Santini M. (2008). “Zero, Single, or Multi? Genres of Web Pages through the Users' Perspective”. Information Processing and Management, Volume 44, Issue 2, March 2008, pp. 702–737.

Santini M. (2007). “Characterizing Genres of Web Pages: Genre Hybridism and Individualization”. Proceedings of the 40th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-40). Hawaii (USA).

Santini M. (2007). “Automatic Genre Identification: Towards a Flexible Classification Scheme”. BCS IRSG Symposium: Future Directions in Information Access 2007 (FDIA 2007), Tuesday, 28th and Wednesday, 29th of August, Glasgow, Scotland. Held in conjunction with the European Summer School on IR (ESSIR 2007).
Announced on LINGUIST :  Genres on the Web
Courses Taught: Computational Linguistics
Corpus Linguistics
Dissertation Abstract: Automatic Identification of Genre in Web Pages
Reviewer of: Text/Corpus Ling/Historical Ling: Görlach (2004) (LL Issue 15.3136)
Pragmatics: Janoschka (2004) (LL Issue 16.1652)
Academic Writing and Genre (LL Issue 19.3079)
Email Hoaxes: Form, Function, Genre Ecology (LL Issue 21.75)
Multimodality and Genre (LL Issue 21.1606)

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