tariq.yousef [at] uni-leipzig.de
is a PhD candidate at the University of Leipzig, he has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (software engineering) from AlBaath University (Syria) and a master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Leipzig (Germany). His main research interests are: natural language processing, data extraction, data cleaning, information retrieval, data mining, Text alignment, visualisation and web development. Currently he is working on arabic morphological analysis and disambiguation using probabilistic classification, and automatic text alignment.
chiarapalladino1 [at] gmail.com
is a PhD candidate at the University of Leipzig and the University of Bari Aldo Moro (Italy) since October 2015. She is working on the first born-digital critical edition of an ancient Greek geographical text, Agathemerus’ ‘Sketch of Geography’, and on a dissertation about the textual tradition of the so-called Minor Greek Geographers from the Byzantine to the Modern age. Her current research focuses on the visualization of ancient geographical data, specific lexicon and measurements of distances in Greek and Latin geography, textual transmission, and re-use.