NCC Lead Croatia
Prof. Marko Tadić is a Linguist and Professor at the Department of Linguistics, University of Zagreb. He has been the Head of the Chair of Algebraic and Computational Linguistics since 2001 and an associated member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts since 2008. He was also a member of the Standing Committee for the Humanities of the European Science Foundation (2009-2012) and a member of the National Council for the Humanities of the National Scientific Council of the Republic of Croatia (2004-2013, 2017-present). He is one of the authors of the largest Croatian frequency dictionary “Hrvatski čestotni rječnik” (1999). His interests are in corpus linguistics, computational linguistics, language technologies and research infrastructures in (e-)humanities and social sciences. He is author or co-author of important language resources for the Croatian language such as the Croatian National Corpus, Croatian Morphological Lexicon, Croatian Dependency Treebank, Croatian WordNet and the portal Language Technologies for the Croatian Language. He was the leader of Croatian teams participating in several nationally funded projects as well as FP7 RI project CLARIN, FP7 project ACCURAT, ICT-PSP projects Let’sMT! and CESAR, FP7 project XLike, ESF project HR4EU, CEF projects MARCELL, CURLICAT and EU Presidency Translator, as well as MSC ITN CLEOPATRA. He is the president and one of the founders of the Croatian Language Technologies Society.
Connecting with researchers from neighboring countries (e.g. Slovenia, Hungary, Slovakia, etc.) is ongoning within different EU-projects as well as deeper involvement in CLARIN (through newly established HR-CLARIN consortium).