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The Digital Age is changing the way researchers examine social phenomena. The unprecedented availability of vast amounts of digital sources provides tremendous opportunities for political scientists, social and cultural historians as well as for economists and sociologists. The overall intention of this workshop is to examine how this new abundance of primary sources could be adopted for better understanding the Continentwide rise of Euroscepticism.
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.
This year ACL 2019, the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, will be organised in Florence, Italy. The Italian NLP community is involved in the event through the commitment of AILC, Associazione Italiana di Linguistica Computazionale, whose board members Bernardo Magnini, Simonetta Montemagni and Alessandro Lenci are also local organisers of ACL 2019.
We will present two papers at the Third Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics (CLIC2016), which will be held in Naples.
Speaker: Fabrizio Sebastiani (ISTI-CNR, Pisa)
Title: Utility-Theoretic Ranking for Semi-Automated Text Classification
Sara Tonelli will present the activities on text simplification in the public administration domain of the SIMPATICO project at the SIMPLICITAS workshop, co-located with the Conference of the Italian Association of Linguistics
International workshop organized by CLARIN (Common Language Resource and Tools Infrastructure) and NeDiMAH (Network for Digital Methods in the Arts and Humanities).
LIGHTS [LInguaggio, parità di Genere e parole d’odio / Language gender and HaTe Speech] will bring together international experts in the areas of formal and computational Linguistics, Psychology, Pedagogy, Sociology, Legal and Political Studies to discuss inclusive communication practices, verbal and linguistic equity and fairness, verbal violence in an intersectional approach considering gender and gender-identity in a comparative cross-linguistic and cross-cultural approach.