Krzysztof Jassem

IT specialist, doctor of mathematics, professor at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań; also a leading Polish bridge player, three times world champion, holder of World Grand Master titles from both the Polish Bridge Association and the World Bridge Federation. Author of many scientific and bridge-related publications.

Krzysztof is an expert in natural language processing, especially automatic translation and the use of machine learning techniques in understanding speech and text. His 1997 doctoral dissertation, titled A Bilingual Electronic Dictionary in Automatic Text Translation, marked the start of research on automatic translation in Poland. Professor Jassem now heads the Department of Artificial Intelligence (zsi.wmi.amu.edu.pl) within the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science at Adam Mickiewicz University. This group consists of close to 30 researchers working on discourse analysis, computational intelligence, natural language modelling, and computer modelling of natural phenomena.