The first meeting of the SIMPATICO H2020 European project will be held at the University of Sheffiled from June 7th to June 8th 2016.
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Speaker: Anna Siyanova
Title: Researching the acquistion, processing and use of multi-word expressions in a first and second language.
L'Analisi del Discorso Politico: Uno sguardo transdisciplinare
Title: "Texts Come from People - How Demographic Factors Influence NLP Models"
Speaker: Dirk Hovy, University of Copenhagen
Stefano Menini will present is PhD research to the Data and Web Science Group (focus group on Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval, headed by Prof. Ponzetto) at the Mannheim University on April 18, 2016.
"Materiale Immateriale" is the exhibition that concludes the VVV - Verbo Visuale Virtuale project funded by CaRiTRo. The aim of the project was the creation of an online digital archive of verbo-visual artworks from the Mart Museum in Trento and the Museion in Bozen.
"This year, Day of DH will take place on April 8th. The goal of the project is to create a web site that weaves together a picture of the participant’s activities on the day which answers the question, “Just what do digital humanists really do?” Participants document their day through photographs and text, all of which is published on a community online platform (which, for this year, lives at www.dayofdh2016.uned.es).
We are happy to announce that on 8 and 9 March we will host the kick-off meeting of the SIMPATICO (SIMplifying the interaction with Public Administration Through Information technology for Citizens and cOmpanies) H2020 Project, coordinated by Fondazione Bruno Kessler. The research units involved in the project are Smart Community Lab and Digital Humanities. We will deal mainly with text simplification in the public administration domain.
Title: The Literary Computing Laboratory of ILC-CNR in Pisa: an introduction to research activities and tools.
Speaker: Emiliano Giovannetti (ILC-CNR, Pisa)
The final event of MADRE project will be held in Trento on December, 18th.
The MADRE project is a joint project involving the University of Trento and the Digital Humanities unit at FBK. It has been funded by the Office for Equal Opportunities and Family Policies of the Autonomous Province of Trento, in order to support equal opportunities and better understand discourse on gender.
Title: Curse and blessing of Digital Humanities: doing research and looking for new opportunities across the boundary of different disciplines
Speaker: Dr. Sara Tonelli, FBK - presentation: Paolo Traverso (FBK)
Our former intern Angelo Basili will present his work "D(h)ante: un modello linguistico e una nuova risorsa per l’informatica umanistica" at the conference "La metamorfosi amorosa in Dante".
The second edition of the Italian Computational Linguistics Conference (CLiC-it 2015) will be located in Povo (TN) on December 3-4 2015 and follows the first successful edition, held in Pisa in December 2014. The conference will also be the first meeting of the newly established Association for Italian Computational Linguistics.
Sara Tonelli, head of our group, is the conference chair together with Cristina Bosco (University of Turin) and Fabio Massimo Zanzotto (University of Rome Tor Vergata).
Our group is the local organizing committee.
The museums of Bolzano will remain open from 4 pm until 1 am during the "Long night of the Museums".
Our group will participate to the Trentino Young Scientist Challenge initiative with a series of laboratories in three secondary schools:
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.