New work presented at EMNLP2022 and NLP4CALL

Posted on Dec. 12, 2022

Last week the 2022 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing took place in Abu Dhabi and online. 

Various LT3 colleagues presented new work at EMNLP workshops:

  • Tuesday 7 December, Thierry presented work on "A Hybrid Knowledge and Transformer-Based Model for Event Detection with Automatic Self-Attention Threshold, Layer and Head Selection" (together with Veronique and Orphée) at the 5th Workshop on Challenges and Applications of Automated Extraction of Socio-political Events from Text (CASE).
  • Wednesday 8 December, Luna presented work on "How Language-Dependent is Emotion Detection? Evidence from Multilingual BERT" (together with Pranay, Els, Orphée and Veronique) at the 2nd Multilingual Representation Learning workshop (MRL).
  • Also on Wednesday the 8th, Jasper presented work on "Lexical Simplification in Foreign Language Learning: Creating Pedagogically Suitable Simplified Example Sentences" (together with Horacio Saggion) at the Workshop on Text Simplification, Accessibility, and Readability (TSAR-2022).

Closer to Belgium, in Louvain-la-Neuve, the 11th NLP4CALL workshop also took place last Friday, at which Jasper and Patrick presented "Interactive word sense disambiguation in foreign language learning".