Juan-Manuel Torres-Moreno is Associate Professor at the Université d’Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse (UAPV) in France and is head of the research team Natural Language Processing (NLP/TALNE) at the Laboratoire Informatique d’Avignon (LIA). His current research lies within the field of NLP where he is investigating techniques for ATS. His other research interests include sentence compression, information retrieval, machine learning and artificial consciousness.