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PhD Thesis: Computational Model for Semantic Textual Similarity (I. San Vicente, 2019/03/11)

Title: Multilingual Sentiment Analysis in Social Media
Author: Iñaki San Vicente
Supervisors: German Rigau  / Rodrigo Agerri (Ixa Group)
Date: Mars 11, 2019, Monday

Abstract:

The main goal of this thesis was to research on Multilingual Sentiment Analysis in order to develop a social media monitor on specific topics. The most relevant contributions are listed below:

Improvement of the state […]

2 master-theses today (2019-02-25, 16:00)

Date: February 25th
Place: Ada Lovelace room

16:00
Izenburua / Title:  Clinical report multi-label classification using the international classification of diseases (ICD-10)
Egilea / Author: Jorge Pérez
Tutoreak / Supervisors: Alicia Pérez & Arantza Casillas

16:45
Izenburua / Title:  Building a dialogue system for question-answer forum websites (defence in Basque)
Egilea / Author: Jon Ander Campos
Tutoreak / Supervisors: Eneko Agirre & Arantxa Otegi

 

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“Language Analysis and Processing” master theses (2018-06-26)

Four master theses have been presented in June:

15:00
Noisy Speech Recognition using Kaldi and Neural Architectures
Ikaslea/Student: Ander González Docasal
Zuzendariak/Supervisors: Vassilis Tsiaras, George P. Kafentzis, Yannis Stylianou

15:45
Unsupervised Methods to Predict Example Difficulty in Word Sense Annotation
Ikaslea/Student: Cristina Aceta Moreno
Zuzendariak/Supervisors: Oier Lopez de Lacalle, Eneko Agirre, Izaskun Aldezabal

16:30
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HAP/LAP master theses (2017-09-26)

Master HAP/LAP  —  EMLCT master
Master thesis defences

15:00etan

Izenburua / Title: Automatic Generation of Named Entity Taggers Leveraging Parallel Corpora
Egilea / Author: Yi-Ling Chung (EMLCT)
Tutoreak / Supervirors: Rodrigo Agerri and German Rigau

15:45ean

Izenburua / Title: Dialect normalisation with deep learning-based automatic speech recognition
Egilea / Author: Mahsa Vafaie (EMLCT)
Tutoreak / Supervirors: Inma Hernaez, Josef Van Genabith
16:30etan
Izenburua / Title: Mapping […]

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 […]