I am a lecturer/researcher at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of West Bohemia (Pilsen, Czech Republic). My teaching activities concern mainly computer security and database systems. My research is focused on natural language processing, in particular automatic dialog act recognition, syntactic parsing, document classification and machine learning methods.
In November 2007, I finished my Ph.D. at the Henri Poincaré University in Nancy (France) and at the University of West Bohemia. I was a member of the Speech Group at LORIA-INRIA (public research laboratory in Nancy). My Ph.D. supervisors were Yves Laprie (LORIA), Christophe Cerisara (LORIA) and Jana Kleckova (Dept. Informatics & Computer Science).
I received my M.Sc. degree in 1999 with honours from Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of West Bohemia. The title of my M.Sc. thesis, under the supervision of Jana Kleckova, is Superstructure for Oracle Forms 4.5 to cooperate with DBF tables. During the same period I worked in C.C.A. Plzen (IT services) as a developer. I participated in several development projects, usually for database systems design and implementation.