Φραντζή ΑικατερίνηKaterina T. Frantzi is Associate Professor of Informatics – Corpus Processing and Director of the Informatics Laboratory in the Department of Mediterranean Studies, School of Humanities, University of the Aegean, Rhodes, Greece.

She is a MENSA INTERNATIONAL Member since 1988 (score: 152/160).

She graduated from the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece. She won a National Research Scholarship at the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research, N.C.S.R. “Demokritos”, Attica, Greece. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Computing and Mathematics, Manchester Metropolitan University in collaboration with the Centre for Computational Linguistics, Language Engineering Department, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), Manchester, U.K. She has been a Visiting Researcher at the Department of Information Science, Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. In recognition of her Ph.D. Thesis entitled “Automatic Recognition of Multi-Word Terms”, she won the “Certificate for Outstanding Achievement in Applied Research and Development in the Field of Terminology” by the International Information Centre for Terminology, Infoterm.

She has worked as a part-time Lecturer and as a Research Assistant at the Department of Computing and Mathematics, Manchester Metropolitan University at Manchester, U.K., as a Research Associate at the Language Engineering Department, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology at Manchester, U.K. and as a Visiting Research Associate at Research and Development, Communication Science Department, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) at Yokosuka, Japan.

Katerina T. Frantzi has created C-value, a language-independent method for term and collocation recognition, applied and used in various languages. Her work on C-value has been cited more than 700 times.

At the Department of Mediterranean Studies she has worked as an Adjunct Professor (1999-2006), as an Assistant Professor (2006-2013) and as an Associate Professor since April 2013. She was appointed as Director of the Informatics Laboratory on February 2014. Through practice in the Laboratory, students are trained to work environments relevant to Language Resources Construction and Corpus Processing. She has taught courses on Computational Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics and Corpus Processing, Computational Lexicography and Terminology, Machine Translation, Statistics for Humanities, Language and Technology, Computer Programming and Mathematics for Computing.

Her current research interests lie in Corpus Processing Applications to Linguistics, Education, Political Sciences, Communication Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences. She has worked in research programmes on Lifelong Learning, Learning Greek as a 2nd/foreign Language using Technology, Languages and Traditions in the Aegean, Language Resources. Her publications focus on Corpus Processing Applications to Multi-word Term and Collocation Extraction, Political Discourse, Forensic Linguistics, Language Teaching, Languages for Specific Purposes, Dialectology.