CLARIN funds “Namescape” a project on mapping the landscape of names in modern Dutch literature. Partners include Huygens/ING, INL/Leiden and ILPS-UvA.Continue reading
As part of Clarin Call 3 (open call), ILPS will receive funding for a joint infrastructure project with Utrecht University, the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, and the Huygens Institute. The project aims to enable bilingual and biscriptural advanced forms of discourse analysis in large historical data sets.Continue reading
On December 5, 16hrs, Leif Azzopardi (University of Glasgow) will give a talk entitled “The Microeconomics of Interactive Information Retrieval”. Searching is inherently an interactive process usually requiring numerous iterations of querying and assessing in order to find the desired amount of relevant information. Essentially, the search process can be viewed as a combination of inputs (queries and assessments) which are used to “produce” output (relevance).Continue reading
Alessandro Facchini joins ILPS to work as a postdoc on the FOX project with Maarten Marx.Continue reading
ILPS-member Anne Schuth is the 2010-2011 winner of the KION Thesis Award. The award is a national prize awarded annually by the joint Artificial Intelligence degree programmes in the Netherlands (KION: Kunstmatige Intelligentie-Opleidingen in Nederland) for the best thesis in the field of artificial intelligence.
Anne’s award-winning thesis is entitled “Tuning Methods in Statistical Machine Translation”. His thesis work was supervised by Christof Monz. Anne will present his work at BNAIC 2011, on November 4. See http://allserv.kahosl.be/bnaic2011/kionContinue reading