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17/05/2014

We are happy to announce that the first part of the Training Data for the EVENTI task is now available for download. For instructions go to https://sites.google.com/site/eventievalita2014/data-tools

In addition, also the first version of our task guidelines is online: https://sites.google.com/site/eventievalita2014/file-cabinet

16/05/2014

Our PhD student Stefano Menini has been awarded a Google grant to attend the 4th Lisbon Machine Learning School. Competition was tough and only 14% of the applications got funded. Congratulations!

03/04/2014

Our group will participate to the Day of DH on April 8 2014.

"Day of DH is an open community publication project that brings together scholars interested in the digital humanities from around the world to document what they do on one day, April 8th, answering the question, "Just what do digital humanists really do?""

Follow us on our dedicated blog: http://dayofdh2014.matrix.msu.edu/dhfbk/

28/02/2014

The call for interest for EVALITA 2014 tasks is open.

Academic institutions and industrial organizations interested in participating in the EVENTI task can fill in the form at the following address: http://www.evalita.it/CFI2014.html

21/02/2014

The paper "Annotating causality in the TempEval-3 corpus" by Paramita Mirza, Rachele Sprugnoli, Sara Tonelli and Manuela Speranza has been accepted for presentation at EACL-2014 Workshop on Computational Approaches to Causality in Language, 26 April, Gothenburg, Sweden.

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20/02/2014

Rachele Sprugnoli from DH unit is attending Museums and the Web Florence Conference, where she will present DH activities within the VVV project

18/02/2014

The website of the EVENTI (EValuation of Events aNd Temporal Information) task at EVALITA 2014 is now online: https://sites.google.com/site/eventievalita2014/

Documentation, data and tools related to the task will be made available on the website.

The following hashtags can be used to disseminate the initiative through Twitter: #evalita2014 #EVENTI #Time.

13/02/2014

An automatic analysis of the key-concepts in "Cooperazione Trentina" magazine (1899 - 2000) has been presented by Corrado Corradini in his Master thesis. The analysis was performed using KX, the keyword extractor developed at FBK. An article (in Italian) summarizing the main findings of the thesis can be downloaded here.

11/02/2014

The EVENTI - EValuation of Events aNd Temporal Information task by Tommaso Caselli (Trento-RISE), Rachele Sprugnoli (DH-FBK), Manuela Speranza (HLT-FBK) and Monica Monachini (ILC-CNR) has been accepted at EVALITA 2014 evaluation campaign.

07/02/2014

The paper "Sentiment Analysis for the Humanities: the Case of Historical Texts" by Alessandro Marchetti, Rachele Sprugnoli and Sara Tonelli has been accepted at the Digital Humanities 2014 conference (DH2014), the annual international conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO).

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