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Verwaltung|10 May 2017

Chris Biemann is speaking at the first meeting of Hamburg AI.

See you at Mindspace, Rödingsmarkt 9!


18:00 Mingle & Drinks
18:30 Official opening/City.AI Introduction
18:35 Machine Learning for Recommender Systems in the Job Market - Fabian Abel, Director Data Science, XING AG
19:00 A Cognitive Computing Approach to Language Technology - Prof. Dr. Chris Biemann, University of Hamburg

Verwaltung|7 April 2017

The German Society for Computational Linguistics and Language Technology (GSCL) has accepted our proposal for a workshop and shared task at GSCL 2017 in Berlin.  The workshop is organized jointly between the Language Technology group at UHH and the Language Technology Lab at U Duisburg-Essen.

We are looking forward for many participations on the task of Shared Task on Aspect-based Sentiment in...

Verwaltung|3 April 2017

The ACL 2017 conference in Vancouver accepted our full paper:

Dmitry Ustalov, Alexander Panchenko and Chris Biemann: Automatic Induction of Synsets from a Graph of Synonyms

ACL is the flagship conference for Computational Linguistics/ Natural Language processing.

Verwaltung|24 March 2017

As part of the IBM Watson University Program, five Computer Science Students of TU Darmstadt presented their Movie Character Insights App from March, 20 to 24 at the CeBIT 2017 in Hanover.
The application was developed in summer term 2016 within the „Question Answering (QA) Lab“ of the Language Technology Group and employs IBM Watson technology on a self-provided corpus of documents about movies...

Verwaltung|23 March 2017

The LT group is happy to announce:

Date: March 23, 2017
Time: 13:30- 14:30
Location: Informatikum F433
Speaker: Meike Zehlike

Algorithmic Fairness and Discrimination Discovery in People Search Engines

People search engines are increasingly common for job recruiting, for finding a freelancer, and even for finding companionship or friendship. As in other cases, a top-k ranking algorithm...

Verwaltung|7 March 2017

The LT group is pleased to announce the following invited talk:

Date: March 7, 2017

Location: Stellingen, F433

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Title: Privalino
Presenter: Nicolai Erbs (Co-founder of Privalino)

Children communicate with their friends using chats on a daily basis. However, the anonymity of the Internet leads to potential risks for them. They can become victims of internet predators who...

Verwaltung|28 February 2017

Chris Biemann will speak at the Social Media Week in Hamburg:

Event|15 February 2017

We are pleased to announce the invited talk of Serge Sharoff on Feb 15, 2017, immediately before our Stammtisch.

DATE: Feb 15, 2017
TIME: 17:30 s.t.
LOCATION: Von-Melle-Park 6 (Phil-Turm), Room Nr. 260

Visiting close relatives: Language Adaptation approach ABSTRACT

Many lesser-resourced languages are related to languages, which have better resources. For example, the Universal Dependency treebank...

Verwaltung|23 December 2016
The paper with the title "Detecting spelling variants in non-standard texts" by Fabian Barteld has been accepted at the EACL 2017 Student Research Workshop.
Verwaltung|5 December 2016
Two papers accepted at EACL

We have two papers with the Data and Web Science group  of the University of Mannheim accepted for the forthcoming EACL 2017 conference, the premier European forum for research in Natural Language Processing.

Alexander Panchenko, Eugen Ruppert, Stefano Faralli, Simone Paolo Ponzetto and Chris Biemann: Unsupervised Does Not Mean Uninterpretable: The Case for Word...