What metaphors can tell us about the future. Explaining innovations through metaphorical mappings
Speaker: Ludovica Cerini
Ludovica Cerini is a PhD student at the Department of Philology, Literature, and Linguistics of the University of Pisa and a member of the CoLing Lab. She pursued my Bachelor’s Degree in Foreign Languages, Literatures and intercultural communication at the University of Lecce in 2013 and her Master’s Degree in Specialized Translation at the University of Bari in 2016. Her research is focused on the Analysis of Conceptual Metaphors through Identification and Detection Computational Models. The project aims to investigate how conceptual metaphors are formed and standardized in language. Moreover, the goal is to understand which are the cognitive mechanisms that enable their recognition and
motivate their use by humans and machines. Since 2017, she has been working as Seo Specialist and Copywriter in a Web Agency based in Pisa.