Prof. Jacques Savoy is full Professor in Computer Science at University of Neuchatel (Switzerland). J. Savoy received a Ph.D. in quantitative economics from the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) in 1987. From 1987-92 he was on the faculty of Computer Science at the University of Montreal (Canada). His research interests cover mainly natural language processing and particularly information retrieval for other languages than English (European, Asian, and Indian) as well as multilingual and cross-lingual information retrieval. He participated from many years to various evaluations campaigns (TREC, CLEF, NTCIR, FIRE) dealing with these questions. His current research interests are related to statistical modeling and text categorization dealing with style as well as political text analysis.