Jernej Vičič


Jernej Vičič is an Assistant professor at the The Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies (UP FAMNIT) of the University of Primorska, Slovenia. He received PhD in Computer Science at University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Computer Science and Informatics with thesis “A Fast Implementation of Rules Based Machine Translation Systems for Similar Natural Languages” in August 2012.
His major research interest involves language technologies in general, specifically he focuses on the field of Natural Language Translation.
Among his major achievements in the presented field (apart from his Phd thesis) is the machine translation system for the related languages: Slovenian – Croatian based on the open-source Apertium translation system toolkit. Both, the toolkit and the language pair data are available at the sourceforge server .