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Ivan Vulić @ EMNLP 2014

2014-10-26
Ivan Vulić presents the long, full paper: Ivan Vulić and Marie-Francine Moens, Probabilistic Models of Cross-Lingual Semantic Similarity in Context Based on Latent Cross-Lingual Concepts Induced from Comparable Data at EMNLP 2014: Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing — October 25–29, 2014 — Doha, Qatar.


Sien Moens co-organizes DMNLP 2014

2014-09-15
Sien Moens co-organizes the workshop on Interactions between Data Mining and Natural Language Processing at ECML/PKDD 2014 on September 15, 2014 in Nancy, France.


Quynh Do @ DMNLP 2014

2014-09-15
Quynh Do presents the paper Ngoc Thi Do, Q., Bethard, S. & Moens, M.-F. (2014), Text Mining for Open Domain Semi-Supervised Semantic Role Labeling at the First International Workshop on Interactions between Data Mining and Natural Language Processing.


Sien Moens @ Summer School on Argumentation

2014-09-05
Sien Moens teaches the course Argumentation mining: methods, challenges and possible solutions during the Summer School on Argumentation: Computational and Linguistic Perspectives on September 5, 2014 at the University of Dundee, Scotland.


Sien Moens co-organizes VL'14

2014-08-23
Sien Moens co-organizes the Workshop On Vision And Language 2014 (VL'14), Dublin, 23rd August 2014 This is the 3rd Annual Meeting Of The EPSRC Network On Vision & Language and The 1st Technical Meeting of the European Network on Integrating Vision and Language held at the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2014).


Niraj Shrestha @ iV&L Net workshop

2014-08-23
Niraj Shrestha will present the paper: Niraj Shrestha, Aparna N. Venkitasubramanian & Marie-Francine Moens, Key Event Detection in Video using ASR and Visual Data, at the COLING workshop on Vision and Language (VL'14), Dublin, Ireland, 23-8-2014.


Yang Yang @ AAAI 2014

2014-07-27
Yang Yang will present his paper entitled Forecasting Potential Diabetes Complications at the Twenty-Eighth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-14) in Quebec city, Canada.


Golnoosh Farnadi @ STARAI 2014

2014-07-27
Golnoosh Farnadi will present the paper Farnadi, Golnoosh, Bach, Stephan, Moens, Marie-Francine, Getoor, Lise & De Cock, Martine (2014). Extending PSL with Fuzzy Quantifiers at StarAI 2014: Fourth International Workshop on Statistical Relational AI at AAAI 2014 in Québec City, Canada.


Quynh Do @ LXMLS 2014

2014-07-22
Quynh Do is selected for attending the Lisbon Machine Learning Summer school 2014 (LXMLS 2014).


Golnoosh Farnadi @ EMPIRE-UMAP 2014

2014-07-11
Golnoosh Farnadi will present the paper Farnadi, Golnoosh, Sitaraman, Geetha, Rohani, Mehrdad, Kosinski, Michal, Stillwell, David, Moens, Marie-Francine, Davalos, Sergio & De Cock, Martine (2014). How are you Doing? Study of Emotion Expression from Facebook Status Updates with Users' Age, Gender, Personality and Time at the EMPIRE Workshop of the 22nd International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP 2014).


Sien Moens gives keynote @ SISCA Workshop

2014-07-09
Sien Moens gives keynote lecture @ the SICSA Workshop on Argument Mining 2014: Perspectives from Information Extraction, Information Retrieval and Computational Linguistics, in Dundee, Scotland, 9-10 July 2014.


Ivan Vulić & Susana Zoghbi @ SIGIR 2014

2014-07-08
Ivan Vulić and Susana Zoghbi present the paper Learning to Bridge Colloquial and Formal Language Applied to Linking and Search of E-Commerce Data at the 37th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval.


Susana Zoghbi receives the 2014 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

2014-07-06
Susana Zoghbi receives the 2014 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship https://www.google.com/anitaborg/emea/winners.html


Congratulations of the examination board for PhD of Ivan Vulić

2014-06-10
The PhD of Ivan Vulić entitled Unsupervised Algorithms for Cross-Lingual Text Analysis, Translation Mining, and Information Retrieval defended on 10-6-2014 at KU Leuven received the grade of summa cum laude with congratulations of the examination board.


Oleksandr Kolomiyets co-organizes LREC workshop

2014-05-31
Oleksandr Kolomiyets co-organizes the LREC workshop on Language Technology Service Platforms: Synergies, Standards, Sharing May 31, 2014 in Reykjavik (Iceland).


Ivan Vulić organizes EACL 2014 student workshop

2014-04-29
The student workshop will be organized at the 14th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Gothenburg, Sweden, 26–30 April 2014. Co-organizers of the workshop are Desmond Elliott, Konstantina Garoufi Douwe Kiela and Sebastian Padó.


Oleksandr Kolomiyets organizes EACL 2014 workshop on causality in language

2014-04-26
The workshop on Computational approaches to causality in language will be organized at the 14th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Gothenburg, Sweden, 26–30 April 2014. Co-organizers of the workshop are Steven Bethard, Marie-Francine Moens, Martha Palmer and James Pustejovsky.


PhD Defense of Jan De Belder

2014-03-27
Jan De Belder defends his PhD on Integer Programming for Natural Language Processing on March 27, 2014.


Sien Moens and Ivan Vulić give a tutorial @ WSDM 2014

2014-02-24
Sien Moens and Ivan Vulić give a tutorial @ WSDM 2014, the 7th ACM WSDM Conference, Crowne Plaza Times Square, New York City, February 24-28, 2014.


Sien Moens receives DVF-SICSA award

2014-02-14
Sien Moens has received the Distinguished Visitor Award of the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SICSA). She will give a series of lectures at important universities in Scotland, UK in the spring of 2014.


Parisa Kordjamshidi gives an invited lecture @ UIUC

2014-01-31
Parisa Kordjamshidi gives an invited lecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign entitled Structured Learning for Mapping Natural Language to Spatial Ontologies during the Artificial Intelligence and Information Systems seminar (http://cogcomp.cs.illinois.edu/sites/aiis/)


Master thesis of Greet Olaerts receives STIL award

2014-01-17
The master thesis entitled My Text Meets Wikipedia of Greet Olaerts (Toegepaste Informatica 2012-2013, daily supervisor: Ivan Vulić and promotor: Sien Moens) has received the STIL award for the best master thesis in computational linguistics of the Stichting Toepassing Inductieve Leertechnieken in The Netherlands on January 17, 2014.


Publication of new book on mining user generated content

2014-01-13
http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9781466557406



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