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PhD Thesis: Computational Model for Semantic Textual Similarity (A. Gonzalez, 2017/07/07)

Title: Computational Model for Semantic Textual Similarity
Author: Aitor Gonzalez-Agirre
Supervisors: German Rigau i Claramunt  / Eneko Agirre Bengoa (Ixa Group)
Date: July 7, 2017, Friday
Time: 11:00
Where:  Faculty of Informatics, Ada Lovelace Room (UPV/EHU)

Abstract:

The goal is to advance on computational models of meaning and their evaluation. We define two tasks: Semantic Textual Similarity (STS) and […]

HAP/LAP master thesis (Noelia Migueles, 2017-06-27)

Today afternoon, June the 27th, Noelia Migueles will defend her master thesis.

Date: june 27th, 15:00
Place: Ada Lovelace room

Izenburua / Title: A Study Towards Spanish Abstract Meaning Representation

Egilea / Author: Noelia Migueles-Abraira

Tutoreak / Supervirors: Arantza Diaz de Ilarraza and Rodri Agerri

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PhD Thesis: Automatic Scansion of Poetry (M. Agirrezabal, 2017/06/19)

Title: Automatic Scansion of Poetry
Author: Manex Agirrezabal Zabaleta
Supervisors: Dr. Iñaki Alegria Loinaz and Dr. Mans Hulden
Date: June 19, 2017, Monday
Time: 12:00
Where:  Faculty of Informatics, Ada Lovelace Room (UPV/EHU)

Research questions:

What do we need to know when analyzing a poem, and how can we capture it?
Does language-specific linguistic knowledge contribute when analyzing poetry?
Is it possible to analyze […]

PhD position in Innsbruck with Michael Ustaszewski

After finishing our Erasmus Mundus LCT Master in 2016 Michael Ustaszewski is now a postdoc assistant at the University of Innsbruck, and Unit Manager (liaison with the Department of Translation Studies) at the Innsbruck Translation Centre. His group is working on Corpus-Based Translation and asked us to publish this Call for PhD Position Candidates:

April 13th, 2017 | Tags: | Category: Call for Position, PhD Thesis, Project | One comment

HAP/LAP master theses (2016-09-27)

Master HAP/LAP
EMLCT master
Master thesis defences

Date: September 27th
Place: Ada Lovelace room

 

15:30
Universal Dependencies for Buryat.
Author: Elena Badmaeva
Supervirors: Koldo Gojenola , Gosse Bouma

16:15
LexSynSimpleText, a lexical and syntactic simplifier: first steps.
Author: Maria Eguimendia
Supervirors: Arantza Diaz de Ilarraza and Gosse Bouma

17:00
Data Sparsity in Highly Inflected Languages: The Case of Morphosyntactic Tagging in Polish.
Egilea / Author: Michael Ustaszewski
Tutoreak / […]

Koldo Mitxelena award for PhD theses to Arantxa Otegi

Our colleague Arantxa Otegi won last Janaury the III. Koldo MItxelena Award for PhD Theses organized by Euskaltzaindia (the Academy of Basque Language) and the University of the Basque Country.

CONGRATULATIONS Arantxa!

Congratulations to her supervisors (Xabier Arregi and Eneko Agirre).

The title of this thesis is ‘Expansion for information retrieval: contribution of word sense disambiguation and […]

Mitxelena Awards for PhD theses: Maite Oronoz eta Larraitz Uria

 

Our colleague Maite Oronoz won last Monday the II. Koldo MItxelena Award for PhD Theses organized by Euskaltzaindia (the Academy of Basque Language) and  the University of the Basque Country.

CONGRATULATIONS Maite!

Besides, our colleague Larraitz Uria’s PhD thesis was also nominated for this award.

Both theses face language error detection. Maite’s thesis deals with it from a […]

Larraitz Uria's PhD Thesis: A framework for the analysis of errors and deviations in Basque texts. Analysis and processing of errors on the use of determiners.

We analyse errors and deviations made in Basque to bring contributions to two research fields: in the field of automatic error treatment, our aim is to develop spelling, grammar and style checkers for Basque; in the field of ICALL, we aim to create resources for the study of the language learning process. In both fields, […]

Maite Oronoz develops new system to detect and correct syntactic mistakes (2009/09/21)

The new system called Saroi is a general tool which, apart from dealing with errors, can be used to make consultations about syntactic structures in the trees of analysis and to make searches for linguistic structures in such trees.

Maite Oronoz has analysed the existing tools for the detection and correction of syntactic mistakes. To detect […]