Areas of interest
- Generative Syntax
- Machine Learning
Marina Vassiliou (1972) has studied Greek Philology and Linguistics at the University of Athens. She holds a Master’s degree in Generative Syntax (University of Athens). Her MA thesis was titled “The Ancient Greek Infinitive under Control”. She is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Athens, studying “The Diachronic Evolution of the Ancient Greek Infinitival Structures” within the Generative Syntax framework.
She has taught various Linguistics courses at Independent Science & Technology Studies/University of Hertfordshire (IST/UH), while for a short period she has worked at the Natural Language Processing Lab of NTUA. In 2003 she translated Noam Chomsky’s 2000 book “New horizons in the study of language and mind” (Cambridge University Press). She has published in international journals and conferences.
As a member of the Machine Translation Department of ILSP / R.C. “Athena” she has contributed to various projects concerning statistical approaches to language, stylometry, pattern recognition-based morphological analysis, machine translation, ontologies, controlled languages, specifications for syntactic analysis.