TakeLab Alumni

Former TakeLab members
Dr. sc. Goran Glavaš is currently an assistant proffesor of computer science and NLP at the University of Mannheim. His general interests include event extraction, lexical and computational semantics, and text summarization. He successfully defended his PhD in April 2014. During his time at TakeLab Goran developed an elaborate framework for representing texts as event graphs and successfully applied it to many NLP tasks. Goran was a valuable TakeLab member from 2011 to 2015.
Dr. sc. Artur Šilić is currently an NLP and software engineering freelancer. His general interests include large-scale NLP and data visualization. During his PhD at TakeLab, which he successfully defended in April 2014, Artur worked on temporal visualization of large news corpora. Artur was a valuable TakeLab member from 2008 to 2014.
Frane Šarić is a software engineer, working at Office of Advanced Computing, a company he founded in 2012. Frane is an expert in various NLP and information retrieval tasks, primarily text summarization. Frane is also a PhD student at TakeLab FER, working on resource-light multi-document summarization algorithms. Frane was a valuable TakeLab member from 2007 to 2012.
Jure Mijić is currently a CTO in Lemax d.o.o. Zagreb. Jure is an experienced software architect and developer with experience on many international projects. Jure is an expert in Microsoft technologies and web programming (HTML, XML, jQuery) and is interested in solving challenging real world problems and designing complex high performance systems. A lot of Jure’s effort has been put into TakeLab’s NLP codebase. Jure was a valuable TakeLab member from 2007 to 2010.
Dr. sc. Saša Petrović is software engineer at Google working on ads. His general interests include large-scale NLP (randomization and streaming algorithms in particular), machine learning, information retrieval, and social media. Before joining Google, Saša finished his PhD in computer science at School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh. Saša was a TakeLab member for a year before starting his PhD in Edinburgh.