MPhil Linguistic Engineering at VU Amsterdam

The MPhil Linguistics at the VU University Amsterdam now offers a two-years specialization in Linguistic Engineering. Linguistic Engineering is a young research field that holds a unique position between linguistics and computer science. The program is offered by the Computational Lexicology and Terminology Lab (CLTL), a leading research group in computational linguistics. Bachelors in linguistics,

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NAACL 2016 Student Research Workshop (SRW)

NAACL 2016 Student Research Workshop (SRW) CALL FOR PAPERS ### NAACL 2016 Student Research Workshop (SRW) ### The SRW workshop will be held in conjunction with NAACL HLT 2016 in Diego, California. Main conference: June 13-15, 2016 Paper Submission Deadline: March 11, 2016 (11:59pm PST) ### General Invitation for Submission #### The Student Research Workshop

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GSCL doctoral thesis award in memory of Wolfgang Hoeppner

The German Society for Computational Linguistics (GSCL) is to award a prize for an excellent doctoral thesis in the field of language technology / computational linguistics once every two years. The thesis must have been submitted in one of the disciplines or its subdisciplines. Candidates should have defended their work (viva voce), but not earlier

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How language gives your brain a break

Here’s a quick task: Take a look at the sentences below and decide which is the most effective. (1) “John threw out the old trash sitting in the kitchen.” (2) “John threw the old trash sitting in the kitchen out.” Either sentence is grammatically acceptable, but you probably found the first one to be more

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IQLA-GIAT Summer School in Quantitative Analysis of Textual Data

Presentation The quantitative analysis of textual data is an object of research in many sectors of linguistics, computer sciences, mathematics and statistics and it is used as a research tool within a number of disciplines such as psychology, sociology, sociolinguistics, education, history, political studies, communication and media studies. The recent evolution of information technologies (IT)

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Final CFP: 2nd Asian Summer School in Information Access (ASSIA 2015)

Call for Participation Second Asian Summer School in Information Access (ASSIA 2015) http://assia2015.lib.ntnu.edu.tw/ Information Retrieval (IR) is the activity of obtaining information resources from information repositories according to users’ information need. The summer schools in Information Retrieval have been very successful in Europe where research students, young faculty members, or industrial researchers can get a

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DGfS-CL Fall School 2015

The Computational Linguistics Fall School is held biennially under the auspices of the German Linguistic Society’s Special Interest Group on Computational Linguistics (DGfS-CL). It is aimed at Bachelor- and Master-level students of computational linguistics or related subjects (e.g. computer science, formal linguistics) who wish to broaden their knowledge of techniques and methods used in natural

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Asian Summer School in Information Access (ASSIA 2015)

2nd Call for Participation Second Asian Summer School in Information Access (ASSIA 2015) http://assia2015.lib.ntnu.edu.tw/ Information Retrieval (IR) is the activity of obtaining information resources from information repositories according to users’ information need. The summer schools in Information Retrieval have been very successful in Europe where research students, young faculty members, or industrial researchers can get

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Asian Summer School in Information Access (ASSIA 2015)

2nd Call for Participation Second Asian Summer School in Information Access (ASSIA 2015) http://assia2015.lib.ntnu.edu.tw/ Information Retrieval (IR) is the activity of obtaining information resources from information repositories according to users’ information need. The summer schools in Information Retrieval have been very successful in Europe where research students, young faculty members, or industrial researchers can get

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MSc Cognitive Systems, University of Potsdam

The University of Potsdam is offering an MSc in Cognitive Systems: Language, Learning, and Reasoning http://www.cogsys.uni-potsdam.de The MSc Cognitive Systems is a two-year Master’s program that covers computational linguistics, machine learning, and knowledge representation and reasoning. The focus of this MSc is on developing intelligent computer systems, and in cognitive modeling. This brings several fields

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