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Jurgita Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė

Date of birth: 1980-10-08
Scientific degree: PhD
Academic title: Professor
E-mail: jurgita.kapociute-dzikiene@vdu.lt

 

EDUCATION
January 24, 2011 PhD in Physical Sciences, Informatics (09P). Faculty of Informatics, Vytautas Magnus University and Institute of Mathematics and Informatics (Vilnius University). Topic “Induction of environment and goal models by an adaptive agent in deterministic environment”. Supervisor: assoc. prof. dr. Gailius Raškinis.
(2005 09 – 2010 08) PhD studies. Vytautas Magnus University, Faculty of Informatics.
(2003 09 – 2005 06) Master studies in Business Informatics. Topic “Automatic corpus annotation for increasing its commercial value”. Vytautas Magnus University, Faculty of Informatics.
(1999 09 – 2003 06) Bachelor studies in Informatics (major). Vytautas Magnus University, Faculty of Informatics.
(1999 09 – 2003 06) Bachelor studies in Business Administration and Management (minor). Vytautas Magnus University, Faculty of Economics and Management.

 

EMPLOYMENT RECORDS
(2015 10 – present) Associate professor of the project “Lithuanian Cybercrime Centre of Excellence for Training, Research & Education” (L3CE) (No. HOME/2013/ISEC/AG/INT/4000005176) at Kaunas University of Technology.
(2015 09 – present) Associate professor at Vytautas Magnus University.
(2014 03 – present) Project leader and researcher of the project “Automatic extraction of style applied to individual authors and groups of authors” (ASTRA) (http://dangus.vdu.lt/~jkd) (No. LIT-8-69) at Vytautas Magnus University.
(2014 03 – 2014 11) Researcher in “Multilingual document analysis environment” (DADA). Vytautas Magnus University. Project No. VP1-3.1-ŠMM-10-V-02-025.
(2013 05 – present) Researcher in 7FW project “Capturing Human Knowledge in Action Categories” (ACAT) (http://www.acat-project.eu/) Project No. 600578.
(2011 01 – 2015 07) Lecturer. Vytautas Magnus University.
(2012 03 – 2014 02) Postdoctoral researcher at Kaunas University of Technology. Topic “Named entity recognition and text classification methods and tools for automated analysis of the Lithuanian text documents”. Supervisor: prof. dr. Algis Krupavičius. The research was done in the frame of the project “Post doc Implementation in Lithuania” (project No. VP1-3.1-ŠMM-01).
(2011 10 – 2012 03) Senior researcher in “Development of Automatic Grouping and Topic Recognition of Customer Requests Systems Prototype” (KAUGE). Project No. 31V-146.
(2011 05 – 2012 03) Senior researcher. Baltic Institute of Advanced Technologies.
(2007 01 – 2007 09) Project leader in “Innovative Training of Practical IT Skills in Continuous Studies”. Project No. BPD2004-ESF-2.4.0-03-05/0121.
(2005 – 2011 01) Assistant. Vytautas Magnus University.
(2004 – 2007) Researcher in “Automatic Segmentation of the spoken Lithuanian language and automatic Lithuanian speech transcription”. Project No. K-21/2001.

 

PROJECTS
(2015 – present) Associate professor of the project “Lithuanian Cybercrime Centre of Excellence for Training, Research & Education” (L3CE) (No. HOME/2013/ISEC/AG/INT/4000005176) at Kaunas University of Technology.
(2014 03 – present) Project leader and researcher of the project “Automatic extraction of style applied to individual authors and groups of authors” (ASTRA) (http://dangus.vdu.lt/~jkd) (No. LIT-8-69) at Vytautas Magnus University.
(2014 03 – 2014 11) Researcher in “Multilingual document analysis environment” (DADA). Vytautas Magnus University. Project No. VP1-3.1-ŠMM-10-V-02-025.
(2013 05 – present) Researcher in 7FW project “Capturing Human Knowledge in Action Categories” (ACAT) (http://www.acat-project.eu/) Project No. 600578.
(2011 10 – 2012 03) Senior researcher in “Development of Automatic Grouping and Topic Recognition of Customer Requests Systems Prototype” (KAUGE). Project No. 31V-146.
(2007 01 – 2007 09) Project leader in “Innovative Training of Practical IT Skills in Continuous Studies”. Project No. BPD2004-ESF-2.4.0-03-05/0121.
(2004 – 2007) Researcher in “Automatic Segmentation of the spoken Lithuanian language and automatic Lithuanian speech transcription”. Project No. K-21/2001.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Language technologies (authorship attribution and author profiling, topic classification, sentiment analysis, named entity recognition, dependency parsing); machine learning methods and artificial intelligence.

 

PRACTICE ABROAD
2013 05 Two weeks research visit at Department of Linguistics and Philology at Uppsala university (Uppsala, Sweden).
2012 06 Two weeks research visit at Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies at University of Oslo (Oslo, Norway).
2012 05 Two weeks research visit at Computational Linguistics & Psycholinguistics Research Center at University of Antwerp (Antwerp, Belgium).
2005 Machine learning course at Nordic Graduate School of Language Technology (NGSLT) (Gothenburg, Sweden).

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Natural language processing (lectures + labs) /currently/
Programming technologies (lectures + labs) /currently/
Introduction into programming (distance studies) (lectures)
Computer architecture and operation systems (distance studies) (lectures)
Computer architecture (lectures + labs)
Logic for lawyers (lectures)
Human computer interaction (lectures + labs)
Programming technologies for Internet (labs)
Data coding and compression (labs)

 

PRESENTATIONS AT CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS (during recent 5 years):
1. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J., Utka A., Šarkutė L. (October 15, 2015). Authorship Attribution of Internet Comments with Thousand Candidate Authors. Oral presentation at the international conference “The 21st International Conference on Information and Software Technologies (ICIST 2015)”. Druskininkai, Lithuania.
2. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J., Utka A., Šarkutė L. (September 11, 2015). Authorship Attribution and Author Profiling of Lithuanian Literary Texts. Oral presentation at the 5th biennial international workshop “Balto-Slavic Natural Language Processing” of the international conference “Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing”. Hissar, Bulgaria.
3. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J., Šarkutė L., Utka A. (May 12, 2015). The Effect of Author Set Size in Authorship Attribution for Lithuanian. Oral presentation at the international conference “20th Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics (NoDaLiDA)”. Vilnius, Lithuania.
4. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J. (February 27, 2014). Methods for authorship attribution and author profiling. Oral presentation at the seminar. Vytautas Magnus University.
5. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J. (November 14, 2014). Machine learning methods for social text analysis. Oral presentation at the national conference “Sociological forms of space and time”. Vilnius University.
6. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J, Šarkutė L., Utka A. (September 26, 2014). Automatic author profiling of Lithuanian parliamentary speeches: exploring the influence of features and dataset sizes. Oral presentation at the international conference “Human Language Technologies – The Baltic Perspective”. Kaunas, Lithuania.
7. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J., Utka A., Šarkutė L. (September 8, 2014). Feature exploration for authorship attribution of Lithuanian parliamentary speeches. Poster presentation at the international conference “Text, Speech and Dialogue”. Brno, Czech Republic.
8. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J. (February 26, 2014). Named entity recognition and text classification methods and tools for automated analysis of the Lithuanian text documents. Oral presentation at the national conference “Post doc internship implementation in Lithuania”. Vilnius.
9. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J. (November 29, 2013). Automatic sentiment analysis of Internet comments. Oral presentation at the seminar “Social distinctions in Lithuania, what shows the data of International Social Survey?” of national research program “Social Challenges for National Security Project of the International Social Survey Program: Lithuanian social problems monitoring”. Kaunas University of Technology.
10. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J. (November 22, 2013). Working in the social sciences field: benefits for the physical sciences. Oral presentation at the annual national conference “State and Political Sciences: monitor or create”. Vilnius University.
11. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J., Nivre, J., Krupavičius A. (October 18, 2013). Lithuanian Dependency Parsing with Rich Morphological Features. Oral presentation at the “Workshop on Statistical Parsing of Morphologically Rich Languages” of the international conference “Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing”. Settle, USA.
12. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J. (September 27, 2013). When we will be able to talk with the computer? Oral presentation at Researchers Night. Vytautas Magnus University.
13. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J., Krupavičius A., Krilavičius T. (August 8, 2013). A Comparison of Approaches for Sentiment Classification on Lithuanian Internet Comments. Oral presentation at the “4th Biennial International Workshop on Balto-Slavic Natural Language Processing” of the international conference “Association for Computational Linguistics” conference. Sofia, Bulgaria.
14. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J., Nøklestad A., Bondi Johannessen J., Krupavičius A. (May 24, 2013). Exploring Features for Named Entity Recognition in Lithuanian Text Corpus. Oral presentation at the international conference “19th Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics (NoDaLiDA)”. Oslo, Norway.
15. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J. (May 3, 2013). One year in a world of classification. Oral presentation at the seminar. Linguistics and Philology at Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.
16. Vaassen F., Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J., Daelemans W., De Pauw G. (18 January, 2013). A simple method for topic classification for morphologically complex languages. Oral presentation at the international conference “23rd Meeting of Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands (CLIN23)”. Enschede, Netherlands.
17. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J., Vaassen F., Daelemans W., Krupavičius A. (December 11, 2012). Improving Topic Classification for Highly Inflective Languages. Oral presentation at the international conference “24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2012)”. Mumbai, India.
18. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J. (November 16, 2012). Public scientific data structures: some examples of good practice. Oral presentation at the national conference “Lithuania after parliamentary elections, 2012”. Vilnius University.
19. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J. (September 28, 2012). Automatic content analysis. Oral presentation at the seminar “The European Social Survey of contemporary Lithuanian public attitudes, values ​​and behavior”. Kaunas University of Technology.
20. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J. (May 17, 2012). Automatic text analysis. Oral presentation at staff training event. Kaunas University of Technology.
21. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J. (May 7, 2012). Natural Language Processing in Lithuania. Oral presentation at the seminar. Computational Linguistics & Psycholinguistics Research Center (CLiPS), University of Antwerp, Belgium.
22. Krilavičius T., Medelis Ž., Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J., Žalandauskas T. (13 September, 2012). „News Media Analysis Using Focused Crawl and Natural Language Processing : Case of Lithuanian News Websites”. Oral presentation at the international conference “Information and Software Technologies: 18th International Conference” (ICIST 2012), Kaunas, Lithuania.
23. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J. (January 28, 2012). Programming with Python. Oral presentation for the teachers at “Iftorina”. Vytautas Magnus University.
24. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J. (November 21, 2011). Classification of the text documents. Oral presentation at the seminar. Baltic Institute of Advanced Technologies.
25. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J. (January 12, 2011). Induction of environment and goal models by an adaptive agent in deterministic environment. Oral presentation at the seminar. Kaunas University of Technology.
26. Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė J. (January 3, 2011). Induction of environment and goal models by an adaptive agent in deterministic environment. Oral presentation at the seminar. Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Vilnius University.

 

AWARDS
Master thesis “Automatic annotation of Lithuanian text corpora” (supervisor: assoc. prof. dr. Gailius Raškinis) was awarded by Lithuanian Academy of Sciences for scientific works of higher education students in 2006.

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
In the editorial board of the journal “Information Technology and Control” (http://www.itc.ktu.lt/index.php/ITC/index).
In the program committee of “The 21st International Conference on Information and Software Technologies” (ICIST 2015) held in Druskininkai, Lithuania on October 15-16, 2015.
In the program and organizing committee of „The 6th International Conference Human Language Technologies – The Baltic Perspective” (HLT – BP 2014) held in Kaunas, Lithuania on September 26-27, 2014.
In the program committee of “The 20th International Conference on Information and Software Technologies” (ICIST 2014) held in Druskininkai, Lithuania on October 9-10 d, 2014.

 

MEMBERSHIP
(2013 08 – present) Member of Association for Computational Linguistics.

 

LANGUAGES
Lithuanian – native; English – very good, Russian – good.

 

PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES

Java SE; Java EE; Python; C++; Perl; PHP + MySQL; HTML + CSS + JavaScript.

 

PUBLICATIONS