Mihael Arcan presents his research work at the TTT conference, giving insights on word alignment, disambiguation of words to be translated and the terminology identification and injection into the SMT system. Following up the conference presentation Mihael presents his work on SMT and terminology to the students of the Faculty of Arts (University of Ljubljana). [presentation]
We are very pleased to announce that our work will be presented at ISWC 2014.
Monday 20th October 2014
- Doctoral Consortium: Entity Linking with Multiple Knowledge Bases: an Ontology Modularization Approach, Bianca Pereira
- Full-day tutorial: Building the Multilingual Web of Data: A Hands-on tutorial, Gabriela Vulcu (http://www.lider-project.eu/iswc14_MLWDTutorial)
Tuesday 21st October 2014
- Demo: EUROSENTIMENT: Linked Data Sentiment Analysis, J. Fernando Sánchez-Rada, Gabriela Vulcu, Carlos A. Iglesias and Paul Buitelaar
- Semantic Web Challenge: Is Brad Pitt Related to Backstreet Boys? Exploring Related Entities, Nitish Aggarwal, Kartik Asooja, Paul Buitelaar and Gabriela Vulcu
Meet us at ISWC at Riva del Garda.
Housam Ziad joined the NLP unit as a research assistant, focusing mainly on the UI/UX for Saffron.
Today Andrejs Abele and Bianca Pereira participated in the first round of the Threesis challenge in National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG). After a trial run in front of a friendly audience at Insight NUIG last week, both students were ready for the main competition. And Bianca brought the 3rd place for the UNLP group.
The Threesis challenge consists in presenting a research topic in three slides, three minutes and in front of three judges. Each speaker is judged according to their presentation skills. Today, September 30, was the first attempt for the Heating 2 at National University of Ireland, Galway. It included the areas of Informatics, Physics, Computational Sciences, Biomedical Sciences and Engineering.
At 1pm, Andrejs opened the section with his talk “Linked Data Summarisation” where he could explain in a non technical way the need of a Linked Data summarisation for developers. After one hour of presentations, Bianca brought us the third place with the talk “What if computers could read!?” where she explained the use of links for Natural Language Understanding. The second place went for Ihab Salawdeh, also from Insight NUIG, with the title “Social Repository of Ireland: Collecting & Archiving Event-Based Social Media”. In his talk, Ihab explained the social media as the history in real time. And the winner of this Heating was Killian O’Brien with the talk “The best gift comes in small packages” talking about detection of breast cancer cells.
The three winners of this Heating will participate in the NUIG final in November in Galway City Centre.
Bianca Pereira gave an invited talk about “Named Entity Recognition and Disambiguation” for Computer Science undergraduate students from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The talk used Game of Thrones as a use case for Entity Recognition and linking with a brazilian wiki about the Book Series. Her talk approached the evolution of mention recognition and disambiguation methods up to the Entity Linking problem.
Bianca Pereira, Sapna Negi and Mihael Arcan presented their work at the Insight Student Conference hosted at UCD.
Accepted demo paper at ISWC 2014.
Title : EUROSENTIMENT. Linked Data Sentiment Analysis
Authors: J. Fernando Sánchez-Rada, Gabriela Vulcu, Carlos A. Iglesias and Paul Buitelaar
Clare Hooper from the University of Southampton’s IT Innovation Centre is visiting UNLP (August 20-22)
Conference paper accepted: Enhancing Statistical Machine Translation with Bilingual Terminology in a CAT Environment by Mihael Arcan, Marco Turchi, Sara Tonelli and Paul Buitelaar at the Eleventh Biennial Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA), Vancouver, BC, Canada
Gheorghe Bordea, master’s student at the “Universitatea 1 Decembrie 1989″ (Alba Iulia, Romania), joins the NLP unit as an intern
Paper accepted: Entity Linking with Multiple Knowledge Bases: an Ontology Modularization Approach by Bianca Pereira at the Doctoral Consortium in the 13th International Semantic Web Conference in Riva del Garda, Italy.
Our team participated in the NLP Unshared Task in PoliInformatics using Saffron to analyse a corpus of reports, hearings, bills, and other transcripts related to the Financial Crisis of 2007-2008. A system description paper titled “Gaining insights into the Global Financial Crisis using Saffron” is available here, along with feedback from task reviewers.
Workshop paper accepted: Identification of Bilingual Terms from Monolingual Documents for Statistical Machine Translation by Mihael Arcan, Claudio Giuliano, Marco Turchi and Paul Buitelaar at the 4th International Workshop on Computational Terminology (Computerm) collocated at COLING’14 in Dublin
We are glad to announce that we moved on a new website.
See you around.
Poster at the Data Challenge at the 3rd Workshop on Linked Data in Linguistics “Linked-Data based Domain-Specific Sentiment Lexicons” - Gabriela Vulcu, Raul Lario Monje, Mario Munoz, Paul Buitelaar and Carlos A. Iglesias
Gabriela Vulcu presented the “EUROSENTIMENT” use-case of modelling language resources with NIF, Lemon and Marl at the “Linked Data for Language Technologies” Tutorial at LREC
Sindhu Kiranmai Ernala, from the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H), India, joins the NLP unit for three months
UNLP co-organised the first Insight Workshop on Distributional Semantics.
Andrejs Abele joins UNLP as a PhD student
The 6th bi-annual UNLP PhD day was held.