riccardo vigliermo

Riccardo Vigliermo
Affiliated Researcher 


Current position 

By the end of 2020 he was nominated collaborator at MIM.FSCIRE where he started working on catalogation of nonlatin texts project.

Education and Academic Experience

From January 2021 he’s Junior researcher at Department of Education and Human Sciences of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia where is actually working on a project called: “Catalogation of non-latic alphabet texts. New approaches between digital humanities and AI”, under the broader context of CLUSTER project.

He graduated with full marks on 2018 with a thesis on the comparation of the Sayyd Quṭb and Yūsuf alQaraḍāwī’s interpretations of the jihād koranic verses. Afterwards, he continued studying language and islamic studies with passion and determination and from the beginnig of the 2020 he focused pretty much on the application of arabic and persian language to the Machine Learning, NLP and TR fields.

After obtaining his high school diploma from Liceo A. Gramsci in 2011 he moved to Rome where he attended the Institute of Oriental Studies La Sapienza University from 2012 and 2015, obtaining his bachelor’s degree with full marks by submitting an islamic law dissertation on the use of the item of ijtihād in the moroccan family law reform. During this period, he studied arabic and persian languages and he won a scolarship to enhance his linguistic skill through arabic courses in al-Alsun Faculty of Univesrity Ayn Shams, Cairo. After his graduation he moved to Naples where he also attending the University of Naples L’Orientale from 2016 to 2018, specialising in arabic and persian language and translation and attended an intership in arabic language didatics