Welcome to K. Smaïli home page. He is full professor at University of Lorraine (Nancy – France) in computer science since 2001. He is the head of SMART (Speech Modeling and Text http://smart.loria.fr/) research group in LORIA and he co-leads LIA – DATANET (Associated International Laboratory).
His research area is Natural Language processing. He is interested by several topics of NLP, particularly: Machine translation, Under-Resourced languages: Arabic dialects, Multilingual sentiment Analysis, Language Modelling, Quality Estimation, Speech recognition (http://members.loria.fr/KSmaili/my-research-topics/).
He gives several courses for under and graduate students on: Big Data and Machine Learning, Buisness Intelligence, Data Bases, Human Machine Interface (Teaching page).
In his free time, he practices Judo and Kick-boxing (but he swears that he is a kind guy). He plays mandole in an Adalusian Arab Music group (MEZGHENA Algiers) and he wrote two social-political books concerning the situation in France and misunderstanding about Islam (http://members.loria.fr/KSmaili/leisures/writing/).