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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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WASSA 2021

(April 20, 2021 ) Yesterday, the Eleventh Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment and Social Media Analysis took place online as part of EACL 2021. Orphée and Veronique were two of the workshop's …

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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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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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LT3 at CLIN28

(Jan. 26, 2018 ) On Friday the 26th of January a large affiliation from LT3 attended the annual Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands (CLIN) conference. This year CLIN28 took place in Nijmegen at the …

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PhD defense Cynthia Van Hee

(Sept. 25, 2017 ) Cynthia Van Hee successfully defended her PhD on September 22nd, 2017. Her dissertation entitled Can machines sense irony? Exploring automatic irony detection on social media was supervised by Prof. dr. Véronique …

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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 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'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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Cyberpestberichten gezocht

(Nov. 26, 2013 ) Persbericht UGent en UAntwerpen (26/11/2013) Cyberpesten of iemand kwetsen met beledigende berichten via het internet of de gsm, is een groeiend probleem bij jongeren. Verscheidene studies geven aan dat één …

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