Svetlin Nakov was Awarded with a PhD Degree in Informatics

April 12, 2010
Today Svetlin Nakov defended successfully his PhD thesis titled “Automatic Extraction of False Friends from Parallel Bilingual Corpus” and was awarded with the scientific and educational degree “Doctor of Philosopy” (PhD) in Informatics in the area of computational linguistics. The thesis was defended according to the Bulgarian law, in front of the Specialized Scientific Council

Measuring Semantic Similarity with Google

September 3, 2007
In the last year I am actively conducting research in computational linguistics and natural language processing. My PhD thesis concerns identification of cognates and false friends between Bulgarian and Russian. In short, false friends are pairs of words in two languages that sound similar but differ in their meaning. Identification of false friends is related