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ACL 2023

(July 14, 2023 ) From 9 to 14 July, 2023 the 61st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL2023) took place in Toronto! Various LT3 members were present in Toronto: Orphée was …

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EACL 2023

(May 18, 2023 ) Last week, the 17th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics took place in the beatiful town of Dubrovnik (Croatia). Various LT3 colleagues presented new work at EACL workshops: Aaron presented work on "Too …

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New work presented at EMNLP2022 and NLP4CALL

(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 …

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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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