Kallirroi Georgila

Kallirroi Georgila

Research Associate Professor
Institute for Creative Technologies

Research Associate Professor
USC Viterbi School of Engineering Computer Science Department

Kallirroi Georgila is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Southern California (USC) and at the USC Institute for Creative Technologies. Before joining USC she was a Research Scientist at the Educational Testing Service in Princeton, USA, and before that a Research Fellow at the School of Informatics of the University of Edinburgh, in the United Kingdom. Her research interests include all aspects of natural language dialogue processing with a focus on machine learning, particularly reinforcement learning of dialogue policies, speech recognition, and expressive conversational speech synthesis. She has chaired and served on the organizing, senior, and program committees of many conferences and workshops. She has also served as Vice President of SIGdial (the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue). Currently she is an Action Editor of the Computational Linguistics journal and an Associate Editor of the Dialogue and Discourse journal.