Language Technology Lab

GermEval 2017 Shared Task on Aspect-based Sentiment Accepted

07.04.2017


The German Society for Computational Linguistics and Language Technology (GSCL) has accepted our proposal for a workshop and shared task at GSCL 2017 in Berlin. The workshop is organized jointly between the Language Technology Lab and the Language Technology group at the University of Hamburg.

We are looking forward for many participations on the task of Shared Task on Aspect-based Sentiment in Social Media Customer Feedback for German. More information, including data, timeline and background is available on the workshop homepage.


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Reem Kabbani joins the Language Technology Lab

16.11.2016


Reem Kabbani joins our laboratory as a Ph.D. candidate from October 2016.

Her research will focus on educational NLP.


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Andrea Horbach joins the Language Technology Lab

09.11.2016


Andrea Horbach joined our laboratory as researcher in October 2016. Her work will focus on educational NLP within the project “Bildungsgerechtigkeit im Fokus”.

 


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Project “Educational Equity in the Spotlight” started

04.11.2016


The second project phase of the UDE-wide project “Educational Equity in the Spotlight” (“Bildungegerechtigkeit im Fokus”) started in October. LTL is a member of subproject 2, targeted at blended learning, and will focus on integrating free-text answers into the learning platform JACK.


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Paper accepted at NLP4CALL at SLTC 2016

03.11.2016


The following submission was accepted for the NLP4CALL workshop at SLTC 2016, Umea, Sweden:


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Paper accepted at COLING 2016

23.09.2016


The following submission was accepted and will be presented at Coling 2016 in Osaka, Japan.

Assigning Fine-grained PoS Tags based on High-precision Coarse-grained Tagging
by Tobias Horsmann and Torsten Zesch


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Paper accepted at KONVENS 2016

28.07.2016


The following submission was accepted at KONVENS in Bochum, Germany:

short description and data:

 


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Darina Benikova joins the Language Technology Lab

04.05.2016


Darina Benikova joins our laboratory as a Ph.D. candidate from Mai 2015.

Her research will focus on social media analysis.


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DAAD project granted

22.04.2016


The DAAD granted an exchange program with the cooperating research institution „Digital Research Center of Sfax”(DRC) in Tunesia, an institute of the “National School of Engineers of Sfax”. The program includes mutual visits of several young researchers from the DRC and the RTG “User Centred Social Media”.

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Paper accepted at the SemEval at NAACL 2016

07.04.2016


The following submission was accepted at the SemEval workshop at NAACL 2016 in San Diego, USA:


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