NCC Lead Latvia
Prof. Inguna Skadiņa is Senior Researcher at the Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science and Professor at the University of Latvia. Furthermore, she is the Chief Scientific Officer of Tilde.
She has been working for over 30 years in a field of the natural language processing. Her research interests include language resources and tools, machine translation and human-computer interaction. She has led and participated in many national and international projects (FP5-FP7, ICT PSP, H2020 and CEF) related to the language technology, including scientific coordination of FP7 project Accurat and ICT PSP project META-NORD. At the moment, she is principal investigator of the large-scale national project “Multilingual Artificial Intelligence Based Human Computer Interaction”.
Inguna Skadiņa is a national coordinator of the CLARIN research infrastructure in Latvia CLARIN-LV. She has (co-)authored more than 70 research papers. She is an expert of the Latvian Council of Sciences, member of several professional organizations and committees of different scientific events related to the language resources and tools and natural language processing.