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  • June 05, 2018: This year we have had 23 participants in author profiling task at PAN 2018. The final ranking is available in the task web page.
  • June 01, 2018: Two papers presented at NAACL-HTL 2018 in collaboration with University of Houston and National University of Colombia; one on early text classification and other on .
  • May 28, 2018: New paper available online. A visual approach for age and gender identification on Twitter, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, vol. 34, no. 5, 2018. DOI: 10.3233/JIFS-169497.
  • February 16, 2018: Invited to be one of the program chairs for the 23rd Iberoamerican Congress on Pattern Recognition (CIARP 2018), to be held from 5 - 8 November 2018, in Madrid, Spain.
  • January, 2018: Invited to be one of the area chairs for the 27th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2018), to be held at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center from August 20th through 26th 2018.
  • Jan 20: Best PhD Thesis: Adrian Pastor López Monroy obtained the best Phd Thesis award from The SMIA; his thesis on "Image Classification through Text Mining Techniques".

I hold a PhD in Computer Science. My research is on Automatic Text Processing. My recent interests include:

  • Early detection of risk behaviours in social media
  • Cross-topic and cross-genre authorship attribution
  • New representations and methods for author profiling
  • Supervised approaches for plagiarism detection
  • Text classification using distributional word representations as well as word embeddings.
  • Multilingual document clustering and classification
  • Image retrieval combining textual and visual information
  • Image Classification through Text Mining techniques
I am member of the Laboratory of Language Technologies of the Computational Sciences Department at the National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics (INAOE) of Mexico. From 2002 to date.

Visiting Professor at the Pattern Recognition and Human Language Technologies (PRHLT) Research Center, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain. From September 2017 to July 2018.

Visiting Professor at the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA. From August 2010 to July 2011.

Visiting Professor at the Department of Information Systems and Computation, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain. From April to December 2004.

Invited Professor at the "Dipartimento di Informatica e Scienze dell'Informazione", Universitŕ degli Studi di Genova, Italy. Summer 2004.

Doctoral Visiting Student at the Department of Computer Science, University of Chile, Chile. From June 2000 to april 2001.

I am also member of Mexico's National System of Researchers (SNI II), The Mexican Academy of Sciences (AMC), the Mexican Society of Artificial Intelligence (SMIA), the Mexican Society of Computer Science (SMCC), the Spanish Society for Natural Language Processing (SEPLN), and founder member of the Mexican Association for Natural Language Processing (AMPLN) and the Mexican Academy of Computer Science (AMEXCOMP).

Curriculum vitae (last modification: August, 2015).

My profile in Google Scholar, Research gate, Microsoft Academic Search, and DBLP.

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Contact information

Dr. Manuel Montes y Gómez
Titular Researcher C
Department of Computational Sciences
National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics
Calle Luis Enrique Erro 1, 72840.
Santa María Tonantzintla, Puebla, Mexico.
Phone: +52 (222) 2663100 x 8218
Fax.: +52 (222) 2663152
email: mmontesg [at] inaoep [dot] mx