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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 […]

Master students won EHealth-KD-2020 subtask on Relation Extraction

Oscar Sainz and Edgar Andrés, students of the HAP-LAP master, obtained an excellent result in the eHealth-2020 challenge presented with professors Oier Lopez de Lacalle and Aitziber Atutxa. Their team (IXA-NER-RE) has been “champion” in the Relational Extraction sub-task.

Although their main objective was participation only in the Relation Extraction subtask, they also presented tiny […]

Eneko Agirre won for the third consecutive year the Google prize

Eneko Agirre won again a Google prize last March. He is one of the few researchers who has obtained the Google Faculty Research Award on three occasions. The $62,000 prize will fund the project ‘Conversational Question Answering agents that learn after deployment’ to develop user dialogue systems, chatbots and artificial intelligence.


“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


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

Neural Machine Translation. Open workshop with Kyunghyun Cho (2017-05-29)

Neural Machine Translation Open workshop with Kyunghyun Cho Donostia, 2017-05-29

Trends in Neural Machine Translation (Olof Mogren, 2016)

The third generation of machine translation systems is currently under active development. After initially dominating the field, rule-based machine translation (RBMT) systems have been gradually replaced by data-driven approaches in the last two decades, with statistical […]

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 […]

Erasmus Mundus LCT master. Annual Meeting 2016 in Donostia (June 09 – 10)

European Masters Program Language & Communication Technologies

Annual Meeting 2016 in Donostia (June 09 – 10) Day 1, Thursday, June 9, 2016 08:45 : Welcome. 09:00 : Introduction, Dr. Ivana Kruijff-Korbayová. 09:30 : Invited talk: Eneko Agirre (UPV/EHU) – Natural Language Understanding using Knowledge Bases and Random Walks. 10:30 : Coffee break. 11:00 : […]

Video: HAP-LAP master thesis (Mikel Artetxe)

Last week Mikel Artetxe presented his thesis at HAP-LAP master.

The presentation can be seen here:


Distributional Semantics and Machine Learning for Statistical Machine Translation Author: Mikel Artetxe Zurutuza Supervisors: Eneko Agirre eta Gorka Labaka

Master theses defence

Master HAP/LAP masterra

Master-tesien defentsak / Master theses defence

Eguna / Date: maiatzaren 17a / May 17th Lekua / Place: Ada Lovelace aretoa / Ada Lovelace room

11:00 Adverse Drug Reaction event extraction on Electronic Health Records written in Spanish. Egilea / Author: Sara Santiso González Tutoreak / […]