Vincenzo Pallotta, PhD, PMP


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My Myers-Brigg profile:

Extroverted (E) 73.33% Introverted (I) 26.67%
Intuitive (N) 71.88% Sensing (S) 28.13%
Feeling (F) 54.05% Thinking (T) 45.95%
Perceiving (P) 61.76% Judging (J) 38.24%

ENFP - "Journalist". Uncanny sense of the motivations of others. Life is an exciting drama. 8.1% of total population.

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General Professional Information

I am a Computer Scientist interested broadly in the areas of Information Systems, Human Language Technology, Human Machine Interaction and Artificial Intelligence. I have been actively working in this area since 1985.

Academic Degrees

Professional Certifications

  • Project Management Professional (PMP/PMI) 
  • PRINCE2 
  • ITIL v.3
  • Analyst Programmer

Academic Experience

2014 -         : Professor of Management of Innovation and Product Development at HEIG-VD, Yverdon-les-bains, Switzerland.

2012 - 2013 : Associate Dean and Professor of Business and Technology Management at UBIS University, Geneva.

2008 - 2010: Research Coordinator and Adjunct Professor in Business and Technology at the Webster University, Geneva.

2008 - 2009: Researcher and Lecturer at the University of GenevaDepartment of Information SystemsFaculty of Social and Economic Sciences.

2005- 2008: Researcher and Lecturer at the University of FribourgDepartment of Computer SciencePervasive Artificial Intelligence group

2005: Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI), University of Stanford.

2005: Lecturer and Senior Researcher at Center of Global Computing in the School of Information and Communication Sciences (I&C) at EPFL,

2004-2005: Visiting Scholar at the International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley.

2004-2005: Visiting Scholar at the Department of Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley.

2002 - 2005: Senior Researcher in the MDM group of the Swiss National Center of Competence IM2.

2002-2004: Lecturer and Senior Research Assistant at the NLP Group, Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence, at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne (EPFL).

1998-2002: Lecturer and Research Assistant at the MEDIA groupLaboratory of Theoretical Computer Science, at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne (EPFL)


2010 - 2012 CTO and co-founder of Interanalytics.

2012 -         Director and Founder and

Domains of Competence

 Computing  Management Human Language Technology 
  • Intelligent Agents
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • Multi-Agent Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Kinetic User Interfaces
  • Context-awareness
  • Web Development
  • Multimodal Web
  • Knowledge Representation in Artificial Intelligence
  • Reasoning about Action and Change
  • Logics of Knowledge and Belief
  • Multi-context logics
  • Computational Logic
  • Logic Programming
  • Metalogic
  • Constraint Programming
  • Deductive Databases
  • Semantic Web
  • Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
  • Semantics of Programming Languages
  • Lean Startup
  • Corporate Information Strategy
  • Project Management (PMP, PRINCE2)
  • IT Services Management
  • Team Management and Collaboration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management Information Systems
  • Business Analytics
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Information Retrieval/Extraction
  • Question-Answering
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Language Engineering
  • Lexical Semantics
  • Robust Text Analysis
  • Computational Semantics and Pragmatics
  • Dialogue Systems
  • Argumentation Theory
  • Multimodal Dialogue Management
  • Voice Browsing
Research Projects
  • DATASIFT (Data Mining)
  • ROTA (RObust Text Analysis)
  • ISIS (Interaction through Speech with Information Servers)
  • HERALD (Hybrid Environment for Robust Analysis of Language Data (gzipped postscript)
  • INSPIRE (Infotainment management with speech interaction via remote-microphones and telephone intefaces).
  • IM2.MDM (Interactive Multimodal Interface Management, Multimodal Dialogue Management).
  • CALO (Cognitive Assistant that Learns and Organizes).
  • ROMANCE FrameNet.
  • uMove (Interaction through motion with ubiquitous computing systems, Kinetic User Interfaces)
  • SumMeet (Abstractive Summarization of Meetings at Webster University, Geneva
Ph.D. Thesis
  • CLE: Cognitive Language Engineering: towards Robust Human-Computer Interaction.

  • Théorie des Langage de Programmation (EPFL)
  • Théorie des Langage de Programmation (EPFL)
  • Théorie des Langage de Programmation (EPFL)
  • Traitement Informatique des Données Textuelles (EPFL)
  • Post-graduate course in Speech & Language Engineering (EPFL)
  • Documents Multimedia (EPFL)
  • Traitement Informatique des Données Textuelles (EPFL)
  • Post-graduate course in Speech & Language Engineering (EPFL)
  • Traitement Informatique des Données Textuelles (EPFL)
  • Traitement Informatique des Données Textuelles (EPFL)
  • Concurrent, Distributed and Parallel Programming (University of Fribourg)
  • Computing Applications: Search Engines (Webster University, Geneva)
  • Information Systems (Webster University, Geneva)
  • Management Information Systems (European University, Geneva)
  • System Analysis and Design (Webster University, Geneva)
  • Database Concepts and Applications (Webster University, Geneva)
  • Information Systems I and II (Webster University, Geneva)
  • Project Management (University of Geneva)
  • Project Management (UBIS, Geneva)
  • Project Management (CEFCO, Geneva)
  • Web Strategies (UBIS, Geneva)
  • Corporate Information Strategy (UBIS, Geneva)
  • Research and Statistical Methods (UBIS, Geneva)
  • Computing Fundamentals (UBIS, Geneva)
  • Organizational Behavior (UBIS, Geneva)
  • Operations Management (UBIS, Geneva)
  • ITIL Service Management (University of Geneva)
  • Strategic Management (UBIS, Geneva)
  • Entrepreneurship (UBIS, Geneva)
  • Social Psychology (UBIS, Geneva)
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (UBIS, Geneva)
  • Project Management (University of Geneva)
  • Project Management (University of Geneva)