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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 […]

News from OPENMT-2 project

 

Three pieces of news related to the OPENMT-2 project (2010-2012):

Gorka Labaka’s PhD thesis

In his PhD thesis (“EUSMT: Incorporating Linguistic Information to Statistical Machine Translation for Basque“)  Labaka studied how Statistical Machine Translation (SMT) can handle the translation of Spanish into Basque, a morphologically rich and less-resourced language. He found two ways to enhance the quality […]

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 […]