Patrick Saint-Dizier, PhD, is a senior researcher in Computational Linguistics and Artificial Intelligence at CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research), IRIT, Toulouse, France.
He is specialized in Natural Language Processing applied to discourse, argumentation, and semantic analysis. He has also contributed to logic programming for NLP. More recently, he developed research in non-verbal rhetoric and argumentation in music.
He has been involved in several national, European and France-Asia projects dedicated to question-answering, semantic processing, argumentation and technical text analysis. Besides foundational research, he has a long practice and experience of research and development activities leading to available language resources (verbs, prepositions) and software prototypes such as <TextCoop>, LELIE and LELIO.