Petar Milin joined the Department of Journalism Studies at the University of Sheffield in August 2016. His academic career began in Serbia where he received BA and MA in Psychology at the University of Novi Sad, and PhD in Cognitive Psychology at the University of Belgrade. In 2006 and 2007 he was a Research Visiting Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.Over the years he collaborated widely with colleagues in Europe (The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Finland, UK) as well as in US, Canada and Australia.
His primary research interests are concentrated in areas concerned with human language behaviour and communication. His work combines experimentation with computational simulation and advanced data modelling. A range of secondary research interests relate to understanding probabilistic phenomena in language, including problems that arise in characterizing text quantification, stylometry and authorship, vocabulary richness and similar issues.
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