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prof. dr. ir. J. Nerbonne

Professor of Humanities Computing
prof. dr. ir. J. Nerbonne
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John Nerbonne studied Linguistics and Computer Science at The Ohio State University and worked for five years at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories (Palo Alto) and at the German Artificial Intelligence Center (Deutsches Forschungszentrum für künstliche Intelligenz, DFKI, Saarbrücken) before becoming professor of alfa-informatica (humanities computing) in Groningen (1993).  He's been a visiting professor and/researcher at  Stanford (1985-90); Nippon Telephone en Telegraph, Yokosuka (1997); Stuttgart (2002), MIT (2005); Tübingen (2005); Musée de l'Homme, Paris (2006) and Feiburg (2012-2013). He served as president of the Association for Computational Linguistics in 2002, and as president of the European Association for Digital Humanites (2012-2015). He has been a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences (Koninklijke Nederlandse Academie der Wetenschappen, KNAW).  In 2013 he was awarded an Alexander van Humboldt Forschungspreis.

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Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands