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Florentina Hristea, Ph.D. - Associate Professor

Address: University of Bucharest,
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science,
Department of Computer Science,
14 Academiei Str., Bucharest, sector 1, cod 010014, Romania.

Mailing address: Casuta postala 82-9,
Bucharest, sector 4, cod 042400, Romania.

Phone/e-mail: 40-2-1-4610982;
fhristea @ fmi.unibuc.ro; fhristea @ mailbox.ro

Current position: Associate Professor at the University of Bucharest,
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science,
Department of Computer Science.

TEACHING: currently gives the following courses at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Bucharest:

RESEARCH FIELDS: Artificial Intelligence; Specializations: Knowledge Representation; Natural Language Processing; Computational Statistics and Data Analysis with applications in Natural Language Processing.

Editorial board « Central European Journal of Computer Science » (Versita and Springer Verlag)

Editorial Review Board « Artificial Intelligence Research » (Sciedu Press, Canada)

Elected member of ISI (International Statistical Institute)

Elected member of IRF (Information Retrieval Facility); member of the expert pool

Member of GWA (Global WordNet Association)

Fulbright grant at Princeton University, U.S.A. in the field of Artificial Intelligence (Cognitive Science Lab, 2004)

Invited Professor, University of Toulouse, France, October 2011

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

  1. BOOKS:

    1. The Naïve Bayes Model for Unsupervised Word Sense Disambiguation, SpringerBriefs in Statistics Series, Springer, 2012.
    2. Issues of Knowledge Representation with Applications in Natural Language Processing, Bucharest, University of Bucharest Publishing House, 2011 (in Romanian).
    3. Introduction to Natural Language Processing, Bucharest, University of Bucharest Publishing House, 2010 (in Romanian).
    4. Search and Knowledge Representation in Artificial Intelligence. Theory and Applications (with M.F. Balcan). Bucharest, University of Bucharest Publishing House, 2005 (in Romanian).
    5. Issues of Search and Knowledge Representation in Artificial Intelligence (with M.F. Balcan). Bucharest, University of Bucharest Publishing House, 2004 (in Romanian).
    6. An Introduction to Natural Language Processing With Applications in Prolog. Bucharest, University of Bucharest Publishing House, 2000 (in Romanian).

  2. BOOK CHAPTERS; EDITOR:

    1. "On the Semiautomatic Generation of WordNet Type Synsets and Clusters with Special Reference to Romanian", in: Building Awareness in Language Technology (editors Florentina Hristea and Marius Popescu). Bucharest, University of Bucharest Publishing House, 2003 (in English).
    2. "A Dependency Grammar Approach to Syntactic Analysis with Special Reference to Romanian" (with M. Popescu), in: Building Awareness in Language Technology (editors Florentina Hristea and Marius Popescu). Bucharest, University of Bucharest Publishing House, 2003 (in English).

  3. ENCYCLOPEDIA ARTICLE:

    1. Outlier Detection, Hristea Algorithm. Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences, Second Edition, Vol. 9, N. Balakrishnan, Campbell B. Read, and Brani Vidakovic, Editors-in-Chief. Wiley, New York, p. 5885–5886, 2005.

  4. PAPERS IN REFEREED JOURNALS:

    1. Feeding Syntactic Versus Semantic Knowledge to a Knowledge-lean Unsupervised Word Sense Disambiguation Algorithm with an Underlying Naïve Bayes Model (with M. Colhon). Fundamenta Informaticae, Vol. 119, No. 1, 2012, pp. 61-86.
    2. Unsupervised Word Sense Disambiguation with N-Gram Features (with D. Preotiuc). Artificial Intelligence Review, DOI 10.1007/s10462-011-9306-y, 2012 (in print).
    3. State of the Art Versus Classical Clustering for Unsupervised Word Sense Disambiguation (with M. Popescu). Artificial Intelligence Review, Vol.35, No.3, DOI 10.1007/s10462-010-9193-7, 2011, pp. 241-264.
    4. Syntactic Relations in the Context of Performing Word Sense Disambiguation (with M.Colhon). Journal of Knowledge, Communications and Computing Technologies, Vol. II, No. 2, 2010, pp. 1-9.
    5. Recent Advances Concerning the Usage of the Naïve Bayes Model in Unsupervised Word Sense Disambiguation. International Review on Computers and Software, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2009, pp. 58-67.
    6. Adjective Sense Disambiguation at the Border Between Unsupervised and Knowledge-based Techniques (with M. Popescu). Fundamenta Informaticae, Vol. 91, No. 3-4, 2009, pp. 547-562.
    7. Performing Word Sense Disambiguation at the Border Between Unsupervised and Knowledge-Based Techniques (with M. Popescu and M. Dumitrescu). Artificial Intelligence Review, Vol. 30, Issue 1, DOI 10.1007/s10462-009-9117-6, 2008, pp. 67-68.
    8. On the Usage of the Naïve Bayes Model in Unsupervised Word Sense Disambiguation. International Review on Computers and Software, Vol.3, no. 6, 2008, pp. 572-578.
    9. Semiautomatic Generation of WordNet Type Synsets and Clusters Using Class Methods. An Overview. Revue Roumaine de Linguistique, VOL. LII, Issues 1-2, 2007, pp. 97-133.
    10. Towards Building a WordNet Noun Ontology (with G. Miller). Revue Roumaine de Linguistique, VOL. LI, Issues 3-4, 2006, pp. 405-413.
    11. On Some Romanian Text Summarization Contributions (with M. Popescu). Revue Roumaine de Linguistique, VOL. LI, Issues 3-4, 2006, pp. 507-509.
    12. WordNet Nouns: Classes and Instances (with G. Miller). Computational Linguistics, Volume 32, Number 1, 2006, pp. 1-3.
    13. On the semiautomatic generation of verb synsets in languages other than English, Annals of the University of Bucharest, ANO LII, pp.75-86, 2003.
    14. On the semiautomatic generation of WordNet type synsets and clusters, Journal of Universal Computer Science (J.UCS), Vol.8, no.12, 2002, pp.1047-1064.
    15. On the use of MAICE for the detection of outliers in a linear regression model, Mathematical Reports, Vol.4 (54), No.2, 2002, pp.177-190.
    16. On the diagnosis of influential observations in multidimensional linear regression, Mathematical Reports, No.4, 1999, pp.545-550.
    17. On WG syntactic analysis with special reference to Romanian, Annals Univ. Buc., No.1, 1998, pp.59-69.
    18. A Word Grammar approach to syntactic analysis with special reference to Romanian, (with M.Popescu), Annals Univ. Buc., Special Issue, 1998, pp.101-113 .
    19. On multiple response outliers of additive nature in a linear regression model, Revue Roumaine de Mathematiques Pures et Appliquees, No.3-4, 1998, pp.393-405.
    20. An algorithm for the detection of outliers in the case of the normal distribution, Mathematical Reports, No.5-6, 1997, pp.339-342.
    21. On single distribution outlying pairs in a linear regression model, Annals Univ. Buc., XLVI, 1997, pp.27-34.
    22. On single carrier outliers in a linear regression model, Foundations of Decision and Computing Sciences, Vol.21, No.3, 1996, pp.125-136.
    23. On single additive outliers in the linear regression model, Annals Univ. Buc., No.2, 1996, pp.53-64.
    24. On the masking effect concerning some tests for single upper outliers in the case of an exponential sample, Foundations of Decision and Computing Sciences, Vol.20, No.1, 1995, pp.37-48.
    25. On the performances of an outlier test in the case of the exponential distribution, (with D.Enachescu & M.Dumitrescu), Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, No.17, 1994, pp.119-127.
    26. A codification of column-convex polyominoes which generates a regular language, (with V. Domocos), Bulletin of the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science, No.50, 1993, pp.197-208.
    27. On the performances of a test for a single upper outlier in an exponential sample, (with D.Enachescu), Annals Univ. Buc., No.2, 1992, pp.61-69.
    28. On stepwise procedures for the rejection of outliers in a normally distributed population, (with R.Niculescu & D.Enachescu), Annals Univ. Buc., No.1-2, 1990, pp.14-26.

LAST COMPLETED RESEARCH-DEVELOPMENT PROJECT; Principal Investigator:

THE BALRIC-LING PROJECT