Kallirroi Georgila

Kallirroi Georgila

Research Assistant Professor
Institute for Creative Technologies

Research Assistant Professor
USC Viterbi School of Engineering Computer Science Department

Kallirroi Georgila is a research scientist in the ICT Natural Language Processing Group. Previously she was a research fellow at the Human Communication Research Centre and the Institute for Communicating and Collaborative Systems of the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, working on the TALK project. She was born in Greece, and graduated in 1993 from the department of electrical and computer engineering of the University of Patras. From 1993 to 2003 she worked as a researcher and software engineer for Knowledge S.A. (now SingularLogic), a Greek software company specializing in spoken dialogue systems. In 1996 she joined, as a doctoral student and researcher, the artificial intelligence group of the Wire Communications Laboratory in the above department. Her Ph.D. thesis on language modelling for spoken dialogue systems was completed in November 2002. Her research interests include user modelling, dialogue modelling, multimodal dialogue systems, dialogue annotations, speech processing, language modelling, natural language generation, and speech and language corpora. She has worked on several European and commercial projects related to speech, language, and dialogue processing.