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Temporal and Spatial Content Tracking

Rachele Sprugnoli will be the Italian representative at the next CLARIN-PLUS workshop "Working with Digital Collections of Newspapers".

The aim of the workshop is to demonstrate how the application of language and speech technology tools and services on digital language material can advance humanities and social sciences research in fields other than linguistics.

The paper "NewsReader: using knowledge resources in a cross-lingual reading machine to generate more knowledge from massive streams of news" authored by Piek Vossen, Rodrigo Agerri, Itziar Aldabe, Agata Cybulska, Marieke van Erp, Antske Fokkens, Egoitz Laparra, Anne-Lyse Minard, Alessio Palmero Aprosio, German Rigau,

The paper "A RADAR for Information Reconciliation in Question Answering Systems over Linked Data" authored by Elena Cabrio, Serena Villata and Alessio Palmero Aprosio, is now published on the Semantic Web Journal (IF 1.786).


Sara Tonelli will be part of the organizing committee of the workshop "From Digitization to Knowledge: Resources and Methods for Semantic Processing of Digital Works/Texts". The workshop will be co-located with the Digital Humanities conference 2016.

The abstract "Annotation of Temporal Information on Historical Texts: a Small Corpus for a Big Challenge" by Manuela Speranza and Rachele Sprugnoli has been accepeted at the "Formal Representation and Digital Humanities" workshop. The worskhop will take place in Verona on June, 28th-29th 2016.

Three papers submitted by members of our group have been accepted at the Annual Conference on Digital Humanities (DH2016) to be held in Krakow, Poland.

Six papers have been accepted at LREC 2016 - the 10th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, 23-28 May 2016, Portorož (Slovenia).

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. 

Four papers have been accepted at CLiC-it 2015, the second Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics (3-4 December 2015, Trento).

The short paper "Recognizing Biographical Sections in Wikipedia" authored by Alessio Palmero Aprosio and Sara Tonelli has been accepted at the 2015 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2015).