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CLIN31 was a great success!

(July 12, 2021 ) Last Friday, 9 July 2021, LT3 team members Lieve, Orphée, Seza, Arda, Bram, Ayla and Sofie organised the first online edition of the annual Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands Conference …

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New work presented at various COLING workshops

(Dec. 14, 2020 ) Last week, the 28th International Conference on Computational Linguistics took place online. Various LT3 colleagues presented work at one of the workshops co-located with this conference: Gilles Jacobs and Veronique …

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New cyberbullying publications

(Nov. 25, 2020 - Gilles Jacobs) We have two new publications on cyberbullying detection: 1. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/natural-language-engineering/article/automatic-classification-of-participant-roles-in-cyberbullying-can-we-detect-victims-bullies-and-bystanders-in-social-media-text/A2079C2C738C29428E666810B8903342 In "Automatic classification of participant roles in cyberbullying" we automatically identify bullies, victims and defenders from social media text using …

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LT3 presents work @CLIN30

(Jan. 31, 2020 ) On Thursday 30 January 2020 the 30th edition of the CLIN (Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands) conference took place. Various LT3 colleagues presented their work: Orphée talked about automatic event …

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LT3 at RANLP2019

(Sept. 2, 2019 ) Today the 3-day conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP 2019) kicked off in Varna, Bulgaria. On this first day, no less than three LT3 papers were already …

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EMOSEDE in Rome!

(July 1, 2019 ) Today, the Special Track on EMOtion and SEntiment DEtection took place at the HUSO conference in Rome. We were very lucky that Dr. Alexandra Balahur from the European Commission's Joint …

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Journal paper out recapping the SCATE project

(June 26, 2019 ) The SCATE (Smart Computer-Aided Translation Environment) project aimed to improve computer-assisted translation workflows in different ways. This paper gives an overview of the highlights of the entire SCATE project and …

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Term extraction for SEO

(June 3, 2019 ) A new paper by Ayla Rigouts Terryn, Véronique Hoste, Els Lefever and other colleagues is available online: Validating multilingual hybrid automatic term extraction for search engine optimisation: the use case of …

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New publication "In no uncertain terms: a dataset for monolingual and multilingual automatic term extraction from comparable corpora"

(March 29, 2019 - Gilles Jacobs) A new publication "In no uncertain terms: a dataset for monolingual and multilingual automatic term extraction from comparable corpora" is available by Ayla Rigouts Terreyn, Véronique Hoste and Els Lefever: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10579-019-09453-9 …

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LT3 @ CLIN29 conference in Groningen

(Jan. 31, 2019 - Gilles Jacobs) LT3 presented several posters and presentations at CLIN29 in Groningen.Presentations: Predicting Syntactic Equivalence in Translation - Bram Vanroy, Arda Tezcan and Lieve Macken. Een baardjuffrouw en haar borstengeknoei. The influence …

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New publication on cyberbullying detection

(Oct. 9, 2018 ) Wondering how to automatically detect toxic behavior on Social Media? The open acces journal PlosOne published our paper “Automatic detection of cyberbullying in social media text”. The work presents a …

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LT3's organization and participation in SemEval2018 presented in New Orleans!

(June 6, 2018 ) Currently, the prestigious NAACL conference is taking place at New Orleans, Louisiana. In the framework of SemEval 2018, some of our colleagues presented their latest work. Yesterday, Cynthia presented the shared …

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New work on predicting translation difficulty and automatic term extraction presented at TISLID2018

(May 27, 2018 ) From 24 till 27 May, the third conference on Technological Innovation for Specialized Linguistic Domains (TISLID2018), Languages for digital lives lives and cultures took place at Ghent University. LT3 was …

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New work presented at LREC 2018

(May 22, 2018 ) From 7 till 12 May the LREC 2018 conference took place in Miyazaki, Japan. Els, Ayla and Laura were there to present their latest work on: Terminology extraction. Text mining …

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New LT3 projects presented at the LW Research Day

(Nov. 29, 2017 ) Today, we presented some exciting new research projects at the LW Research Day. An excellent opportunity to discuss our interdisciplinary work with the other colleagues and students from the humanities. …

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LT3 - Hello Customer collaboration presented at WASSA workshop

(Sept. 20, 2017 ) On Friday 8 September, Orphée, Véronique and Els attended the WASSA workshop at EMNLP2017 in Copenhagen where they presented joint work with the Ghent-based company Hello Customer. The past year, …

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AMiCA Symposium on Youngsters & Online Safety

(Dec. 8, 2016 - Cynthia Van Hee) Within the inter-university research project AMiCA, technology was developed that can automatically detect threatening situations for children and youngsters online. This technology allows for a faster and more efficient intervention …

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New work on sentiment analysis presented at HUSO 2016

(Nov. 18, 2016 ) The second conference on Human and Social Analytics took place this week in Barcelona as part of InfoWare 2016. Els was the organizer of a special session on Emotion and …

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LT3 in San Diego for NAACL, SemEval and CLPsych

(June 16, 2016 ) Bart, Gilles and Orphée have been in beautiful San Diego to attend the 2016 Conference of the North American Chapter of the ACL, aka NAACL2016! Today the workshops collocated with …

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LT3 presents new work at LREC2016

(May 25, 2016 ) LT3 is present in Slovenia for the 10th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference: LREC2016. On Monday Veronique, Els, Bart and Cynthia participated in the highly successful TA-COS …

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AMiCA nominated for the Language Industry Awards

(March 3, 2016 ) The AMiCA project on online safety for young people was nominated for a Language Industries prize. The AMiCA project, a cooperation between the University of Antwerp, Ghent University and the …

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AMiCA's cyberbullying use case presented at HUSO 2015

(Oct. 12, 2015 ) Today, Els is presenting results on the automatic detection and prevention of cyberbullying at HUSO 2015, the First International Conference on Human and Social Analytics. Cyberbullying is one of the …

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LT3 @ NAACL2015

(June 6, 2015 - Els Lefever) LT3 participated to three SemEval-2015 shared tasks on Irony detection, Taxonomy construction and Aspect-based sentiment analysis and presented the papers at ‪#‎naacl2015‬.

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ATILA 2014 organized by LT3 in Ghent

(Nov. 24, 2014 ) On November 20-21 2014, the research groups from Ghent (LT3), Antwerp (CLiPS), Nijmegen (Lama) and Tilburg (TiCC) met in Ghent for the ATILA workshop. During these two days new advances …

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LT3's participation in SemEval Task 9

(Aug. 23, 2014 ) Last spring, the LT3 team participated in the Semantic Evaluation challenge on Sentiment Analysis in Twitter. The challenge consisted of both contextual polarity disambiguation (subtask A) and message polarity classification …

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LT3 presents new work at LREC2014

(May 28, 2014 ) Today, work of eight LT3 members is being presented at the Ninth Language Resources and Evaluation Conference at Reykjavik, Iceland. http://lrec2014.lrec-conf.org/en/ Please refer to the Publications section to learn more …

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Els wins CICLING's Third Best Paper Award

(March 21, 2013 ) We just received the news that Els has won the Third Best Paper Award on this year's International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing) for her paper: …

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PhD Defense Els Lefever

(Sept. 25, 2012 ) Els Lefever defended her PhD with success on September 24rd, 2012. Her dissertation entitled ParaSense: Parallel Corpora for Word Sense Disambiguation was supervised by Martine De Cock (Ghent University) and …

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LT3 organizes CLIN-21

(Nov. 20, 2010 ) The 21st CLIN meeting will be hosted by the Language and Translation Technology Team (LT3) of the Faculty of Translation studies at the University College Ghent. More information can be …

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