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Dr. Sven Schmeier is the Associate Head of  Language Technology Lab of DFKI consisting of more than 30 researchers, engineers and consultants at different levels.

He is also co-founder and CTO of Yocoy Technologies GmbH, a spin-off company of the DFKI. Yocoy is developing next generation mobile language and travel guides.

Sven studied physics and computer science at Saarland University from 1989 to 1997 and graduated by receiving a Diplom (MSc). His PhD-Thesis in Computational Linguistics is about “Exploratory Search on Mobile Devices”.

In 2004 he received a Patent:  Verfahren zum automatischen Klassifizieren eines Textes durch ein Computersystem (A method for automatically classifying a text by a computer system), number 10210553, Deutsches Patentamt.

Sven has extensive experience in data mining and machine learning, human-computer dialog systems, information extraction, semantic search, big data analytics, question answering and mobile applications of NLP technologies. He has successfully led more than 15 national and international projects in research and industry.
He has broad and in-depth experience of the total cycle of innovation in his expert areas from basic research, to development, to products, and their commercialization.

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