Katalin Lejtovicz is a software engineer specializing in natural language processing, text mining, and information retrieval. She studied Linguistics at Eötvös Loránd University and Computer Science at the Technical University of Budapest (BME). Before joining the ACDH in July 2015, she spent four years working in the industry (in the semantic web and natural language processing domain). Prior to that she was a researcher at the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI). At the ACDH, she is involved in the APIS project, mainly focusing on text mining and information extraction from biographical corpora.
Since his studies at university, he has been interested in computer aided methods such as Natural Language Processing (NLP), data scraping/mining etc. and has used these methods and techniques in research projects ever since. His research—including his PhD project—focuses on the nexus of science and politics on the one hand and science and business/civil society on the other. He was engaged in several international (including the FP7 project ALICE RAP) and national research projects at the University of Bath (UK), the University Aarhus (DK), the Social Science Research Center Berlin (GER), and the Commission for Development Research (AT). At the ACDH, he is currently working on the APIS project.
Ágoston Zénó Bernád
Ágoston Zénó Bernád studied comparative literature and Hungarian literature history at the University of Vienna. He received a CEEPUS grant for the University of Szeged (Hungary). From 2006 to 2012, he worked on the project 'Digitale Quellenedition – Königreich Ungarn’ and lectured at the Department of Comparative Literature and the Department of Finno-Ugrian Studies at the University of Vienna. From 2012 to 2015, he was a freelance collaborator on the Austrian Biographical Encyclopedia. He joined the APIS project in 2015 and has been a PhD candidate at the University of Hildesheim since 2017. His dissertation focuses on relations between the Austrian and the Hungarian Academies of Sciences during the Cold War.
Maximilian Kaiser studied art history in Vienna. In 2011, he volunteered at the Institute for the Creation of Catalogues Raisonnés. From 2012 to 2018, he was a doctoral candidate at the University of Vienna. From 2013 to 2015, he was employed at the Austrian Gallery Belvedere in the framework of the research project ‘Hagenbund – Ein internationales Künstlernetzwerk in Wien 1900–1938’ funded by the ‘Jubiläumsfonds’. He joined the APIS project in 2015.
Peter A. Rumpolt
Peter Alexander Rumpolt studied theoretical and applied geography at the University of Vienna with a special focus on spatial population research, regional demography and regional development. He successfully completed his studies in 2009 (passing with distinction). Following a period of employment at Statistics Austria (Directorate Social Statistics, Department of Demography, Health, Labour Market) from 2012 to 2016, Peter A. Rumpolt joined the Institute for Urban and Regional Research (ISR) at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) in autumn 2016 to work on his dissertation project in the context of the interdisciplinary research project APIS.