Primary Department
Faculty of Engineering and Computing
Assistant Professor
Work Area/Key Responsibilities
Phone number: 01 700
Glasnevin Campus
Room Number

Academic biography

Annalina is Assistant Professor in the School of Computing, Dublin City University.
Her areas of interest are Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval, and Machine Learning. 
Previously Annalina was an EDGE COFUND Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action research fellow in the ADAPT centre at Trinity College Dublin working on Temporal Aware Personalised Information Retrieval.
As part of the EDGE program, she has collaborated with Ryanair.
Prior this appointment, she was a PostDoc at the University of Bari Aldo Moro, working on intelligent information access and document representation.
She obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the same university working on Semantics and Information Retrieval.
She has participated in different evaluation campaigns in the areas of Information Retrieval (CLEF 2008-2009, Kaggle Allen AI Science Challenge), Lexical Semantics (SemEval 2012, *SEM 2013, SemEval 2015) and Entity Scoring and Linking (WSDM Cup 2017, NEEL 2015).

Research interests

Intelligent Information AccessText Representation and Information RetrievalTemporal DynamicsPersonalised Information RetrievalSemantic IRQuantum IRCross-LanguageQuestion AnsweringNatural Language ProcessingWord Sense DisambiguationDistributional semantic modelsEntity LinkingDiachronic Analysis