I am a researcher at the Department of Information Technology, University of Turku. My research is in the area of natural language processing. See turkunlp.github.io, the pages of our research group, for more details.
I was born in 1978 in Ostrava, Czech Republic (Czechoslovakia back then) In 2001, I got a M.Sc. in computer science at the computer science department of VSB - Technical University Ostrava. My major subject was artificial intelligence. I gained a PhD in computer science in 2007. The title of my thesis is Towards Information Extraction in the Biomedical Domain: Methods and Resources.
As of 2016, I am an assistant professor of language technology.