Jelena Mitrović teaches Text Mining with Python, and Information Retrieval and NLP at the University of
Passau, Germany. Her research focuses on Computational Rhetoric, i.e. processing non-literal text and
speech, modeling rhetorical figures and relations, as well as Argument(ation) modeling and mining.
Jelena is a founding member of the Group for Language Resources and Technologies at the Faculty of
Mathematics, University of Belgrade, where she started her work on NLP tools and resources related to
Computational Rhetoric, Computational Semantics and Computational Lexicography.
on the wonderful journey of Natural Language Processing, Jelena worked as a book translator and
interpreter for English and Greek, and as an Information Specialist at the University Library of Belgrade,
She lives in Passau with her husband Miljan (an IT aficionado who inspired her to learn coding in
the first place), her two children (a teenager and a toddler, oh my!) and the world’s calmest Jack Russell