Tom De Smedt. I have a doctoral degree in Arts, a master's degree in new media art and a bachelor's degree in software engineering. I am senior researcher at the Computational Linguistics Research Group (CLiPS, University of Antwerp), co-founder of the Experimental Media Research Group (EMRG, St Lucas School of Arts, Antwerp) and co-founder of the language technology company Textgain. My research interests include AI, machine learning, computational linguistics, computational creativity, brain-computer interfaces and cognition.


Projects that may interest you:

Pattern is a web mining toolkit for Python (BSD license), including functionality for data mining, natural language processing, machine learning, graph analysis, statistics and in-browser data visualization.

NodeBox is free software that generates. 2D graphics from Python code. My work includes modules for image compositing, graphs and Bézier geometry. NodeBox for OpenGL is a hardware-accelerated implementation, based on Pyglet.


Publications that may interest you:

Tom De Smedt (2013). Modeling Creativity: Case Studies in Python. University Press Antwerp. ISBN 978-90-5718-260-0.
Tom De Smedt  & Lieven Menschaert (2012). VALENCE: Affective visualisation using EEG. Digital Creativity, 23(3-4): 272-277.
Tom De Smedt & Walter Daelemans (2012). Pattern for Python. Journal of Machine Learning Research, 13: 2063–2067. IF 2.974

Exhibitions that may interest you:

Tom De Smedt, Lieven Menschaert, Ludivine Lechat & Tim Augustynen (2012). Valence. Interieur 2012. 20–28 October 2012, Buda, Kortrijk, Belgium.

Contact: tom@organisms.be