Paola Merlo


Associate Professor
Department of Linguistics
University of Geneva
5 rue de Candolle
Geneva Switzerland

Tel: +41 22 379 7325
Email: Paola.Merlo ()


I am the chair of the linguistics department , co-head of the interdisciplinary research group Computational Learning and Computational Linguistics (CLCL) and a member of the Laboratory for Analysis and Technology of Language (LATL) .
I studied theoretical linguistics at the University of Venice. I hold a doctorate in Computational Linguistics from the University of Maryland, USA. I have been at the University of Geneva since 1992. I spent two years as an associate research fellow at the Institute for Cognitive Science at the University of Pennsylvania, as well as six months at the University of Edinburgh,, School of Informatics .

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