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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: Constantin  Orasan
Institution: University of Wolverhampton
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Homepage: http://www.wlv.ac.uk/~in6093
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Courses Taught: Translating by computers, Language and computers, Programming for corpus linguistics, Computational Linguistics, MT and NLP applications
Dissertation Abstract: Comparative Evaluation of Modular Automatic Summarisation Systems Using CAST
Dissertation Director * of: From Extracts to Abstracts: Human summary production operations for computer-aided summarisation
(Laura Hasler, Author)
Reviewer of: Computational Linguistics: Melamed (2001) (LL Issue 12.1707)
Computational Linguistics: Reiter & Dale (2000) (LL Issue 12.786)

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