Livy Real

Livy Real is a Post-Doc Researcher at IBM Research Brazil Lab in the Natural Resources Software Technology Group since October 2014. She is working with IBM Watson with SIRE Group (Statistical Information and Relation Extraction) in the adaptation of Watson technologies for Portuguese. She took her PhD on Linguistic Studies at Federal University of Paraná(UFPR) in 2014 with her thesis, "Nominalizations", under the supervision of Dr. José Borges Neto. In 2012, she spent a year in the Laboratoire Bordelais de Recherche en Informatique, where she worked with Dr. Christian Retoré on the analysis of nominalization through the Montagovian Generative Lexicon Theory. Livy Real obtained her master's degree in Linguistics from Federal University of Paraná (UFPR) in 2009, under the supervision of Dr. Luiz Arthur Pagani with the work entitled "Categorial Morphology". As an under-graduate student she studied topics in morphology, formal grammars, semantics and classical languages. Her final year projects are "Categorial Morphology"(2006), under the supervision of Dr. José Borges Neto, and "A brief comparison between Elvish and Indo-European languages"(2006), under the supervision of Dra. Adelaide Pescatori Silva. She worked as a Latin teacher at Celin from 2006 until 2008 and as a student monitor from 2004 to 2005.