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Hans Uszkoreit serves as scientific director at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) where he heads the DFKI Language Technology Lab. He has more than 30 years of experience in language technology which are documented in more than 180 international publications. Uszkoreit is Coordinator of the European Network of Excellence META-NET with 60 research centers in 34 countries and he leads several national and international research projects.
He is a co-founder of XtraMind Technologies GmbH, Saarbruecken (now part of attensity inc.), acrolinx gmbh, Berlin and Yocoy Technologies GmbH, Berlin. From 2005-2011, he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the international initiative dropping knowledge.
His current research interests are information extraction, atomatic translation and other advanced applications of language and knowledge technologies as well as computer models of human language understanding and production.