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One of the best three papers on Clinical NLP in 2017 was published by Ixa Group

A paper written by IXA members Arantza Casillas, Koldo Gojenola, Maite Oronoz and Alicia Perez, among the 3 best papers published in 2017 in the field of clinical Natural Language Processing.

The paper entitled “Semi-supervised medical entity recognition: A study on Spanish and Swedish clinical corpora“, by Pérez A, Weegar R, Casillas A, Gojenola K, Oronoz […]

European Parliament endorses the report on Language Equality in the Digital Age (2018-09-11)

This week, the report on Language Equality in the Digital Age that was presented by Jill Evans MEP of Wales was overwhelmingly endorsed by the European Parliament with 592 MEPs voting in favour, and with only 45 against and 44 abstentions.  Find here a link to a press release about the vote: https://www.greens-efa.eu/en/article/press/victory-for-language-equality-in-the-european-parliament/

CONGRATULATIONS!

The […]

Be a friend of the Minority SafePack!

We call upon the EU to adopt a set of legal acts to improve the protection of persons belonging to national and linguistic minorities and strengthen cultural and linguistic diversity in the Union. It shall include policy actions in the areas of regional and minority languages, education and culture, regional policy, participation, equality, audiovisual […]

Presentation: Research groups in the Faculty of Informatics (2017-10-10, 10:00-11:10)

Tomorrow morning the research groups in the Faculty of Informatics will present their work to the students.

Date: Tuesday, October 10
Time: 10:05-11:10
Where: Ada-Lovelace room
Audience: Students of 3rd & 4th levels
Subject: Presentation of research subjects and groups in the Faculty.
IXA Group’s collaboration with students: job opportunities for undergraduate students, scholarships…

Research groups in the Faculty […]

Nora Aranberri: Machine Translation for Translators (Innsbruck, 2016-07-20)

Our colleague Nora Aranberri has been the lecturer in the workshop on “Machine Translation for Translators: Taking Advantage of the New Technology” at SummerTrans 2016.

The International Translation Summer School SummerTrans, was founded in Innsbruck in 2004.  From 11 to 20 July 2016 the University of Innsbruck hosted the 7th International Translation SummerSchool “SummerTrans VII: Quality […]

Nice results in Codefestdss2016 projects

This a list of the aims of the projects in CODEFEST 2016 summer school and the results achieved by each of them. Further information can be found in Codefest_dss2016 website.

Quiz Bowl: Multilingual question-answering for trivia games with Wikipedia

The QUIZ Bowl team was the winner in our codefest competition. Congratulations!

Aims:The question-answering trivia quiz project is […]

Ixa Group is one of the 15 institutional members of EAMT

Ixa Group is an institutional member in the European Association of Machine Translation  (EAMT) since 2012, the organization that serves the growing community of people interested in MT and translation tools, including users, developers, and researchers of this increasingly viable technology. Now we have pubished a new a page about IXA Group inside EAMT’s website.

The […]

Language Technologies for refugee integration

Cross-Linguistic Bridges: http://ixa2.si.ehu.es/welcome

Can language technology be helpful? Of course!!
Which tools can I use to communicate with refugees and help them?
We suggest some tools in this website.
Our aim is to give you an overview of the technology you can use with syrian refugees.
English

Zertan lagun diezagukete hizkuntza-teknologiek?
Zein tresna/baliabide erabil ditzaket errefuxiatuekin komunikatzeko eta laguntzeko?
Atari honetan Siriako […]

Codefest summer­lab aims to revitalise resource ­scarce language (Donostia, July 4-8)

Donostia / San Sebastian 2016 European Capital of Culture represents an enormous opportunity to turn the focus on culture and dialogue as the roads towards improved coexistence. Thus, Donostia / San Sebastian aims to become a benchmark in the sphere of creative processes and culture.

Inside the programme, we are organising Codefest: Coding for Language Communities […]

Are the meanings of these two words related? (Eneko's Google Award)

Measuring the distance between word meanings

Eneko Agirre has been awarded with a Google Research Award after its annual open call for proposals on computer science and related topics, including machine learning, speech recognition, natural language processing, and computational neuroscience. Google received 950 proposals covering 55 countries and over 350 universities, and  decided to fund […]