IXA group


Course: Deep Learning for Natural Language Processing (4,5 ECTS, February)

Are the meanings of these two words related? (Eneko’s Google Award 2015)

Course: Deep Learning for Natural Language Processing

Course open to anyone, see details and pre-requisite information below.
Deep Learning neural network models have been successfully applied to natural language processing, and are now changing radically how we interact with machines (Siri, Amazon Alexa, Google Home, […]

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.

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

ixa-pipes in FOSDEM

Rodrigo Agerri (Ixa Group) is going to present Ixa-pipes tomorrow in Fosdem, a free event for software developers to meet, share ideas and collaborate:

IXA pipes: Easy and ready use NLP tools for language communities.
Free NLP tools for several languages, including Basque, Galician, Spanis

IXA pipes (http://ixa2.si.ehu.es/ixa-pipes/) is a modular set of Natural Language Processing […]

Talk: Irish language technology (T. Linn, 2015/10/13)

Speaker: Teresa Lynn ADAPT Centre, School of Computing, Dublin City University
Data: October 13th 2015, Tuesday
Time: 15:00-16:00
Room: 3.2 room. Faculty of Informatics (UPV/EHU)
Title: Overview of the current status of Irish language technology

The Irish government have asked a group (two members from Dublin City University, and three from Trinity College Dublin) to compile a digital strategy for Irish […]

Talk: A broad stroke on Machine Translation Evaluation (C. España-Bonet, 2015/03/13)


Speaker: Cristina España i Bonet
Data: March 13th 2015, Friday
Time: 15:00
Room: 3.2 room. Faculty of Informatics (UPV/EHU)
Title: “MT evaluation: A broad stroke on Machine Translation Evaluation”

This broad stroke on Machine Translation Evaluation overviews current approaches and methodologies. MT evaluation is put in context and we argue why it must be considered a delicate topic. The most […]

LoCloud Hackaton (today): applications for the cultural heritage sector

The LoCloud project has developed a series of services and we would like to invite developers to take part in a Hackathon to use these services to come up with innovative applications for the cultural heritage sector.
Thanks to Europeana, the hackathon will take place at the Google Cultural Institute in Paris on Wednesday February 11th […]

PhD Thesis: Automatic Extraction of Lexical Knowledge from Wordnet (M. Castillo, 2015/01/28)

Title: Adquisición Automática de Conocimiento Léxico con Wordnet.
Author: Mauro Castillo Valdés
Supervisor: German Rigau Claramunt
Date: January 28, 2015, Wednesday
Time: 11:00
Where:  Faculty of Informatics (UPV/EHU)



Talk: Going to the Roots of Dependency Parsing (Miguel Ballesteros, 2014/12/16)

Speaker:  Miguel Ballesteros (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

Miguel is a Visiting lecturer – Postdoc in Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona. He works on natural language processing and machine learning with a special interest on linguistic structure prediction problems, such as dependency parsing and phrase structure parsing.  He completed his BsC,  MsC and PhD at the Universidad […]

Talk: A Vector Space Model approach to discover constructions (Toni Martí, 2014-12-15)

Speaker: Toni Martí,
Universitat de Barcelona, General Linguistics,
Data: December 15th 2014, Monday
Time: 11:00 – 12:30
Room: 3.2 computer Science Faculty (UPV/EHU)

Title: “A Vector Space Model approach to discover constructions”


In cognitive models, a construction is a conventional symbolic unit that involves a pairing of form and meaning. These units can be of different types depending […]

OpeNER project is over: check our tools and results!

OpeNER Project


OpeNER FP7 project has just successfully finished with a huge amount of Natural Language Processing tools open-source up and running as a webservices or software tools.

Concretely OpeNER provides tools comprising NER, NED, Coreference, Constituency parsers, Opinion taggers, Sentiment Polarity taggers,  Language detectors, tokenizers, part-of-speech taggers […]