Violeta Seretan is a Senior Researcher in Digital Humanities at the University of Lausanne and a member of the ENLAC SNSF-funded project on digital critical editing of apocryphal literature (2017-2021). She earned a M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Iasi and a Ph.D. in Computational Linguistics from the University of Geneva. Between 2002 and 2010, she conducted research in Natural Language Processing at the Department of Linguistics of the University of Geneva, with a focus on the automatic identification of phraseological units and their treatment in syntactic parsing and machine translation. Her monograph “Syntax‑Based Collocation Extraction” was awarded the Latsis Prize, the most prestigious academic distinction in Switzerland. After a post-doctoral fellowship at the Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation of the University of Edinburgh, in 2011 she joined the Department of Translation Technology of the University of Geneva, where she conducted research on pre-editing and post-editing for machine translation in the framework of the ACCEPT European project she was a coordinator of. She has taught extensively and authored more than 50 publications on topics related to human language technology and digital humanities, including syntactic parsing, machine translation, lexical acquisition, text simplification, and digital scholarly editing.
Current project: Editer la littérature apocryphe chrétienne (FNS project)