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Language Complexity and Readability

The paper "Adaptive complex word identification through false friend detection" by Alessio Palmero Aprosio, Stefano Menini and Sara Tonelli has been accepted as a long paper at the 28th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP2020), to be held in Genova Junly 14-17.



On March 14 we will present the results of our study on the evolution of students' writing skills jointly with IPRASE, the Institute for Educational Research and Experimentation of the Trento province. The event will take place at Iprase from 9 am to 2 pm in Rovereto. 

The paper "Adding Gesture, Posture and Facial Displays to the PoliModal Corpus of Political Interviews" authored by Daniela Trotta, Alessio Palmero Aprosio, Sara Tonelli and Annibale Elia has been accepted at the 12th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, that will take place in Marseille 13-15 May 2020.


The paper "A Multilingual Evaluation for Online Hate Speech Detection" authored by Michele Corazza, Stefano Menini, Elena Cabrio, Sara Tonelli and Serena Villata has been published on  ACM Transactions on Internet Technology, vol. 20, n.2.


Sara Tonelli will give a talk on the analysis of high-school final exams from a linguistic point of view, to study the evolution of neo-standard Italian and discuss how it has changed over time. The talk is part of the seminar series "Linguistic Conversations" held at the Department of Letters and Philosophy at the University of Trento.


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".