Riccardo Vigliermo

Affiliated researcher

Research interests

Maktabah project Catalogazione di testi in alfabeto non latino. Nuovi approcci tra digital humanities e IA (CLUSTER project).

Education, academic and professional experience

In November 2020, he was nominated collaborator at MIM.FSCIRE where he started working on the project of cataloging non-Latin texts.
He graduated with full marks in 2018 with a thesis on the comparison between Sayyd Quṭb and Yūsuf alQaraḍāwī’s interpretations of the jihād koranic verses. After this, he continued studying the Islamic language and culture with enthusiasm and determination, and since the beginning of 2020 he has mainly focused on the application of Arabic and Persian languages to the Machine Learning, NLP and TR fields.
In Rome he attended the Istituto di studi orientali at the University of Rome La Sapienza 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 the Arabic and Persian languages and won a scholarship to improve his linguistic skills through Arabic courses in al-Alsun Faculty of the Ayn Shams University in Cairo. After his graduation he moved to Naples where he attended the University of Naples L’Orientale from 2016 to 2018, specializing in Arabic and Persian languages and translation and attending an internship in Arabic language didactics.