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Daniele A. | Elance
 
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Daniele A.

Expert in Web Scraping and Text Processing
   Belgium
  |   Leuven, Flemish-Brabant
  |  1:50 pm Local Time

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Overview

I am an expert in Natural Language Processing, author of scientific articles published at top Artificial Intelligence conferences, as part of my research at KU Leuven.
While studying for my Computer Science Master's degree, I also worked as a software engineer for Jobrapido.com, a job search engine that scrapes job ads from websites worldwide.

Thanks to my experiences in both academic and professional environments, I built excellent programming skills, strong hands-on experience in crawling/scraping data from any kind of website, and the...

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For my Master's thesis, I developed an algorithm that automatically identifies objects...

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Web Scraping
Natural Language Processing
Search Engine Technology
Information Extraction
Core Java
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Service Description

As a freelancer, I am mainly looking for interesting challenges in:
- acquiring knowledge from text (Natural Language Processing)
- make sense of large amounts of data (Data Science)
- extracting structured data from the Web (Web Scraping)

I value long-term collaborations with my clients, and spending time with them to help them understand how Computer Science can enhance their business.

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Employment

KU Leuven
Doctoral Researcher
2012 - 2015
Research in the DTAI Machine Learning group on Natural Language Processing (NLP), under the supervision of prof. Jesse Davis. I researched techniques for unsupervised (or minimally-supervised) text...
University of Illinois at Chicago
Visiting Scholar
2012 - 2012
Research on Natural Language Processing techniques in the ADVIS Lab. Design and development of a supervised method to automatically extract semantic relations from an open-domain English corpus, in...
Jobrapido
Junior Software Developer
2008 - 2011
Design and development of software to upgrade the processes of Jobrapido┐s marketers and to build and maintain the localization for country websites in start-up phase. Thesis work about design and...
Jobrapido
Data Acquisition Developer
2007 - 2008
Development of web spiders to crawl job sites in order to import adverts into Jobrapido's index.

Education

UniversitÓ degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca
Master Degree
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Universiteit Antwerpen
Erasmus student exchange
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UniversitÓ degli Studi di Milano
Bachelor Degree
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Natural Language Processing
Data Science
Web Scraping
Web Crawling
Knowledge Acquisition
Java
PHP
SQL
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