Eleftherios Avramidis

Senior Researcher
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Eleftherios Avramidis is a Researcher specialized on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. He has been a Researcher at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) since 2010. He joined the Design Research Lab together with the Interactive Textiles Lab of DFKI in November 2017. He is a PhD candidate at the University of Saarland.

Eleftherios studied Applied Informatics at the University of Macedonia (Greece). Then, he pursued a MSc degree in Artificial Intelligence at the University of Edinburgh focusing on Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning. He has worked on Language Technology and in particular in Machine Translation for several research and development projects funded by the EU and German institutions. As a result of his research, he is about to defend his PhD on Quality Estimation of Machine Translation at the Saarland University. As part of his doctoral program he has interned in Google Translate at Mountain View, California. He has been giving lectures related to Machine Translation and Artificial Intelligence at the Technical University of Berlin and the Design Faculty of the Berlin University of Arts. Many of his software contributions have been available as open source software through open repositories.