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  • February 2020: Invited to be part of the program committee of SIGIR 2020.
  • February 2020: Organizer of the third shared task on Fake News and Aggressiveness Analysis in Mexican Spanish (MEX-A3T), at IberLEF 2020.
  • January 2020: Our paper Gated Multimodal Networks, with John Arevalo, Thamar Solorio and Fabio González, accepted to 'Neural Computing and Applications is available online.
  • December 2019: Invited to be Area Chair in the area of Natural Language Processing and Conversational AI for IBERAMIA 2020, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, Nov 2020.
  • November 2019: Invited to be part of the program committee of ACL 2020.
  • July 2019: Invited to be keynote speaker in the 18th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (MICAI 2019), to be held Veracruz, Mexico from October 27 to November 2, 2019.

I hold a PhD in Computer Science. My research is on Automatic Text Processing. My recent interests include:

  • Early detection of risk behaviours in social media
  • Cross-topic and cross-genre authorship attribution
  • New representations and methods for author profiling
  • Supervised approaches for plagiarism detection
  • Text classification using distributional word representations as well as word embeddings.
  • Multilingual document clustering and classification
  • Image retrieval combining textual and visual information
  • Image Classification through Text Mining techniques
I am member of the Laboratory of Language Technologies of the Computational Sciences Department at the National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics (INAOE) of Mexico. From 2002 to date.

Visiting Professor at the Pattern Recognition and Human Language Technologies (PRHLT) Research Center, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain. From September 2017 to July 2018.

Visiting Professor at the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA. From August 2010 to July 2011.

Visiting Professor at the Department of Information Systems and Computation, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain. From April to December 2004.

Invited Professor at the "Dipartimento di Informatica e Scienze dell'Informazione", Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy. Summer 2004.

Doctoral Visiting Student at the Department of Computer Science, University of Chile, Chile. From June 2000 to april 2001.


I am also member of Mexico's National System of Researchers (SNI II), The Mexican Academy of Sciences (AMC), the Mexican Society of Artificial Intelligence (SMIA), the Mexican Society of Computer Science (SMCC), the Spanish Society for Natural Language Processing (SEPLN), and founder member of the Mexican Association for Natural Language Processing (AMPLN) and the Mexican Academy of Computer Science (AMEXCOMP).

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Contact information

Dr. Manuel Montes y Gómez
Titular Researcher C
Department of Computational Sciences
National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics
Calle Luis Enrique Erro 1, 72840.
Santa María Tonantzintla, Puebla, Mexico.
Phone: +52 (222) 2663100 x 8218
Fax.: +52 (222) 2663152
email: mmontesg [at] inaoep [dot] mx
Twitter: http://twitter.com/mmontesygomez