Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Supervision: Prof. Diederik Aerts
Project: Quantum Statistical Distributions for Abstract Conceptual Data
Lester Beltran obtained a B.S. in Computer Science at the Interface Computer College, Recto Manila, Philippines. and a Post Graduate Certificate of a Master in Mechanical Engineering at, Wrexham Gwyndŵr University, United Kingdom. He worked as a Computer Programmer in Prozone Enterprises and Graphic Designer at RIM Graphics. The decision processes connected with complex design and their optimization attracted already then his special interest. Engaged in freelance work as a graphic designer further shaped his expertise in design in general, more specifically artistic design and mechanical design. In the course of the year 2015, he came into contact with the Center Leo Apostel and its research on decision processes, and started to participate in this research. His actual research interests are quantum cognition, quantum information retrieval and quantum natural language processing.