Mike Kestemont (Belgium)

Mike Kestemont, PhD, is a research professor in the department of Literature at the University of Antwerp (Belgium). He specializes in computational text analysis for the Digital Humanities. Whereas his work has a strong focus on historic literature, his precious research has covered a wide range of topics in literary history, including classical, medieval, early modern and modernist texts. Mike took up an interest in neural networks and currently explores various applications of this exciting technology in the Arts and Humanities. Together with his Polish colleagues Maciej Eder and Jan Rybicki he is involved in the Computational Stylistics Group. Mike lives in Brussels, tweets in English and codes in Python.

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