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HAP/LAP Master Theses (2020-09-21 and 22)

The following master theses will be presented next week.
Date: September 21 and 22
Place: Ada Lovelace room

Day/ Time
Student
Supervisor
Title

Sep. 21

15:00
Garcia Montero, Eneritz
Arantza del Pozo-Echezarreta

Itziar Gonzalez-Dios
Coping with Data Scarcity: First Steps towards Word Expansion for a Chatbot in the Urban transportation Domain

Sep 21

15:45
Lima Lopez, Salvador
Montse Cuadros

Olatz Pérez de Viñaspre
Towards Orthographic and Grammatical Clinical Text Correction: a First […]

PhD Thesis: Unsupervised Machine Translation (Mikel Artetxe, 2020/07/29)

Title:  Unsupervised Machine Translation
           / Itzulpen automatiko gainbegiratu gabea

Non: Teleconference: https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/b22b606d9ae74bc5b3e067821c897617
Faculty of informatics (UPV/EHU) Ada Lovelace room
Date: July 29, 2020, Wednesday,  11:00
Author: Mikel Artetxe Zurutuza 
Supervisors: Eneko Agirre & Gorka Labaka
Languages:  Basque (motivation, state of the art)  and English (second half, papers, conclusions, ~11:30…)

https://github.com/artetxem

https://github.com/artetxem

Abstract:

The advent of neural sequence-to-sequence models has led to impressive […]

Mitxelena Award for PhD theses: Olatz Perez-de-Viñaspre

Our colleague Olatz Perez de Viñaspre won last week the VI. Koldo MItxelena Award for PhD Theses organized by Euskaltzaindia (the Academy of Basque Language) and  the University of the Basque Country.
CONGRATULATIONS Olatz!

This thesis faced the creation of computational tools to promote the use of Basque in helath services.

The winners of Mitxelena Awards 2018

Title: […]

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
To post‐edit or to translate… […]

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 […]