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Piet Desmet

KU Leuven

Piet Desmet is a professor and director of ITEC, an Imec research group at KU Leuven, and is academic director of the Imec smart education research programme. His research interests include second language acquisition and technology, with applications in computer-assisted language learning (AI-based chatbots, prediction of linguistic complexity and intelligent feedback on complex learning tasks), learning analytics (effectiveness research, systems for adaptive and personalised testing and learning), and language technology and corpus linguistics (automated analysis and annotation of text corpora using natural language processing, parallel and multimedia corpora and learner corpora).

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