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Language Complexity and Readability

We are co-organising the workshop "ResT-UP - Resources and Techniques for User and Author Profiling in Abusive Language", to be held on May 12th before the start of the 12th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference. 

More info on the call for papers and the PC soon!

Our group is involved also this year in the organisation of Trento Smart City Week. Information on upcoming events on cyberbullying awareness raising, during which we will introduce the CREEP EIT Digital project, are available at this link.

 The paper "Automated Grading Of Short Text Answers: Preliminary Results In A Course Of Health Informatics" has been accepted for presentation at the 18th International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL2019).

Alessio Palmero Aprosio will give a talk at the Department of Informatics of University of Genova with the title "The TINT platform for Italian natural language processing: functionalities for text profiling and automatic simplification". 

The paper "Neural Text Simplification in Low-Resource Conditions using Weak Supervision" authored by Alessio Palmero Aprosio, Sara Tonelli, Marco Turchi, Matteo Negri and

At the end of February we will present the activities carried out within the SIMPATICO project at the final review meeting in Bruxelles. FBK is the coordinating partner, and will present the work done together with the other consortium partners: Engineering Group, Business Engineering, Comune di Trento, Universidad de Deusto, HiIberia, Xunta de Galicia, University of Sheffield, Sparta Digital and Sheffield City Council.

Four papers have been accepted at CLiC-it 2018, the Fifth Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics that will be held in Turin on 10-12 December, 2018.

Speaker: Federico Nanni, University of Mannheim

TitleTopic-based and Cross-lingual Scaling of Political Text

Sara Tonelli will be one of the speakers of the training course for journalists: "Children's rights versus the right to inform: linguistics tools and deontological rules". She will give a talk about computatonal linguistics and the use of NLP tools to analyse media discourse on children.

The training course will be held in Milan on November, 20th. 

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