Our group will participate to the Trentino Young Scientist Challenge initiative with a series of laboratories in three secondary schools:
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In the framework of the MADRE project, we will give a talk (in Italian) on new tools and approaches to analyse public discourse on gender and equal opportunities. On this occasion, we will present the novel extensions of the ALCIDE platform, i.e. automatic network-based analysis and visualisation of large corpora.
The EUROPEAN LITERACY NETWORK (ELN) Inaugural Conference will be held at Charles University (Prague) from the 7th to the 8th of November, 2015. The conference is a two-day event with Working Groups Symposia, Interactive Sessions, and Roundtables; it is open to ELN members as well as to other researchers, stakeholders, and general public.
ELN is funded by COST Action IS1401.
Speaker: Paramita Mirza
Neon framework is currently the fastest framework for deep learning. The talk will cover some introduction about Neon, how to setup the framework, and what are required to be modified in order to use it for NLP tasks, in particular for relation extraction tasks.
We will take part in the "European Week of Dyslexia", a series of events promoted by the University of Trento to raise awareness on the issue of dyslexia. In this context, we will present an automated analysis of the outcome of the online survey about the school system organized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research.
The 10th edition of the Researchers' Night will be back to Trento next 25th September 2015!
Demos, sciences cafès, speed-dating with researchers, debates, experiments, workshops and many initiatives for students will take you closer to the world of Trentino based research. The goal is to get you to know the world of research in the Trentino area.
The workshop "TAL e Beni Culturali" (NLP and Cultural Heritage) promotes cooperation and synergies between humanities studies and state-of-the-art technologies in Natural Language Processing. The workshop is organized by Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, a cultural and research institution led by the Ministry of Economic Development.
In the context of the RENA Summer School in Matera, Sara Tonelli has been invited to give a talk on how computational linguistics can support policy making and citizen participation.
RENA is a an independent and civic association that, since 2007, has the objective of bringing together the communities of change in Italy and of developing tools and methods to value, mobilize and integrate the efforts of members and the local communities they represent.
"A Day in the Life of the Digital Humanities (Day of DH) is a project looking at a day in the work life of people involved in digital humanities computing. Every year it draws people from across the world together to document, with text and image, the events and activities of their day. The goal of the project is to weave together the journals of participants into a resource that seeks to answer: Just what do digital humanists really do?"
Speaker: Dario Rodighiero, EPFL, Lausanne
Title: "Representing Scientific Communities by Data Visualization"
During the roundtable "Distant Reading, Digital Humanities, and Italian Studies" at the 2015 Conference of the American Association of Italian Studies, Selena Daly (Dept. of French and Italian, University of California, Santa Barbara) will present a joint work carried out with Giovanni Moretti and Rachele Sprugnoli: "A Distant Reading of F.T. Marinetti’s Writings (1909-1918)".
The conference will be held at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Title: Aggregation Methods for Collective Annotation
Speaker: Raquel Fernandez
Institute for Logic, Language & Computation
University of Amsterdam
Speaker: Aivars Glaznieks, Senior Researcher at the Institute for Specialised Communication and Multilingualism, European Academy Bolzano (EURAC)
Speaker: Michele Petochi (EPFL), Managing Director EPFL Venice at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
During the official presentation of the results of the public consultation La Buona Scuola (#labuonascuola), the Italian Minister of Education, Universities and Research will show a demo of the web-based platform PIERINO (Piattaforma per l'Estrazione ed il Recupero di Informazioni Online) we developed in collaboration with Tommaso Caselli Tommaso Caselli (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam).
Speaker: Valerio Basile, University of Groningen
The EVALITA 2014 workshop will be held in conjunction with CLIC 2014,the first Italian Computational Linguistics Conference.
CLiC-it, Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics, is a new event aiming to establish a reference forum for research on Computational Linguistics of the Italian community. CLiC-it covers all aspects of automatic language understanding, both written and spoken, and targets state-of-art theoretical results, experimental methodologies, technologies, as well as application perspectives, which may contribute to advance the field.
International workshop organized by CLARIN (Common Language Resource and Tools Infrastructure) and NeDiMAH (Network for Digital Methods in the Arts and Humanities).
Federico Sangati will give an overview of the work of our group at the ILLC, the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation of the University of Amsterdam.
The round table "Time and Language", organized by Tommaso Caselli (VUA, Amsterdam) and Rachele Sprugnoli (DH-FBK), will be held in Genoa on Thursday October 30 as part of "Festival della Scienza".
Giovanni Moretti and Federico Sangati will present the first prototype of "School Tagging", a collaborative tool that connects teaching activities and research in computational linguistics during the Internet Festival in Pisa, within the workshop "Computer che insegnano, computer che imparano - Le tecnologie per il linguaggio della scuola".
SemEval-2014 workshop will be held in conjunction with the COLING 2014 conference.
A session will be devoted to Task 1"Evaluation of compositional distributional semantic models on full sentences through semantic relatedness and textual entailment" organized by DH-FBK (Stefano Menini), HLT-FBK (Luisa Bentivogli) and UNITN (Marco Marelli, Marco Baroni, Raffaella Bernardi, and Roberto Zamparelli).
We will present our long paper "Sentiment Analysis for the Humanities: the Case of Historical Texts" by Alessandro Marchetti, Sara Tonelli and Rachele Sprugnoli during the DH2014 conference in Lausanne.
Our presentation is scheduled on Friday, 11 in Room 413 at Amphimax building.