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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

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 […]

Eneko Agirre awarded by Google Research

Last week, Eneko Agirre was awarded with a Google Research Awards: Fall 2015 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 151 projects, ten […]

2nd Workshop on Semantics-Driven Machine Translation (SedMT)

Eneko AGIRRE and Nora ARANBERRI, Ixa Group from University of the Basque Country,  together with Deyi Xiong (Soochow University), Kevin Duh (Johns Hopkins University), and HoufengWang (Peking University), are the organizers of the 2nd Workshop on Semantics-Driven Machine Translation (SedMT)  San Diego, California, USA; June 16, 2016 (co-located with NAACL).

This workshop seeks to build on […]

QTLeap european project: Meeting in Donostia-San Sebastian (June/30 - July/1)

IXA Group is organizing in Donostia-San Sebastián a meeting of the European project QTLeap from Monday June 29th to Wednesday July 1st.

Recently, at the beginging of June, this project succesfully organized in Denver, Colorado, the SSST-9 – Ninth Workshop on Syntax, Semantics and Structure in Statistical Translation collocated with NAACL 2015, June 4, 2015.

The QTLeap […]

R. Agerri: mentor in Google Summer of Code 2015

Our colleague Rodrigo Agerri has been selected as the mentor of the project Word Sense Disambiguation – Supervised Techniques presented by Apache Software Foundation to the Google Summer of Code 2015.

The objective of Word Sense Disambiguation is to determine which sense of a word is meant in a particular context. Apache OpenNLP currently […]

Ninth Workshop on Syntax, Semantics and Structure in Statistical Translation (SSST-9)

Eneko AGIRRE and Nora ARANBERRI, Ixa Group from University of the Basque Country,  together with Dekai Wu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and Marine Carpuat, National Research Council (NRC) Canada, are the organizers of the SSST-9 – ”Ninth Workshop on Syntax, Semantics and Structure in Statistical Translation” that takes place in Denver, Colorado, USA, […]

Basque Advanced Informatics Laboratory - BAILab

IXA Group is a member of the Basque Advanced Informatics Laboratory (BAILab), a Teaching and Research Unit recently created by the University of the Basque Country to promote cooperation between its research groups.  BAILAB was presented last week in the Gipuzkoa Science and Technology Park, Miramón, Donostia (BAILab_Miramon_Flyer.pdf). The 108  members of BAILab are researchers […]

RUNASIMI project: processing of Quechua

Ixa Group is collaborating since 2011 with the UNSAAC university (Cusco, Peru). The main goal of this collaboration is to make use of the experience and know-how acquired in Basque automatic processing and apply it to the processing of Quechua, that is also an agglutinative language like Basque.

We are developing a spelling checker, based on […]

Seminar: 'The Lexikoaren Behatokia project' & 'Enriching EDBL with Hiztegi Batua' (12/11/2013)

Topics : The Lexikoaren Behatokia project (X. Artola) + Enriching EDBL with Hiztegi Batua (Gorka Labaka – Xabier Artola)
Speakers: Xabier Artola and Gorka Labaka
Day: December 11th 2013, Wednesday

The Basque language academy, Euskaltzaindia, launched in 2008 the Lexikoaren Behatokia project (“The Lexicon Observatory”), led by Andoni Sagarna. The objective of the project was to create a […]