Prof. Patrizia Paggio

Prof. Patrizia Paggio

Prof. Patrizia Paggio



Institute of Linguistics and Language Technology
Room 608
MAKS Building
University of Malta
  +356 2340 2493
Patrizia Paggio is Professor at the Institute of Linguistics, University of Malta and Senior Researcher at the University of Copenhagen, Centre for Language Technology (CST). She holds a PhD in computational linguistics (1997), and an MA in English and Computational Linguistics (1988) from UCPH, as well as an MA in Modern Languages and Literatures (1981) from La Sapienza University of Rome.

Earlier positions include: Researcher at CST (1991-1999), and Researcher for the MT project Eurotra-DK (1987-1990). She was visiting professor at Roma Tre University; at Foundation Bruno Kessler, Trento (IT); and at the Centre for Cognitive Science at the University of Edinburgh.

She has received personal research grants from the Danish Research Council, the Carlsberg Foundation and the EU, and cooperative grants from the Nordic Research Council and the EU.

She has participated, often as project manager or coordinator, in numerous Danish and international research projects in the areas of Multimodal Communication (NOMCO, VKK, MUMIN, Staging); Linguistic Studies and Applications (Information structure in Danish, GRASP, SCARRIE, TEMAA); Content-based Search (OntoQuery, MOSES); and Machine Translation (Eurotra-DK, PaTrans).

She has extensive teaching experience in many areas of linguistics and language technology at BA, MA and PhD levels at the University of Malta and UCPH, as well as experience with organising international conferences and workshops. She is standing reviewer for several journals and many conferences. She has also carried out project reviews for the EU Commission and the Nordic Research Council.
  • Computational linguistics
  • Human language technology
  • Multimodal communication
  • Speech and gesture
  • ARI5905 - Research Topics in Natural Language Processing
  • LIN1121 - Language for Humans and Machines
  • LIN3502 - Multimodal Interaction and Communication