Francis Bond is an Associate Professor at the Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He worked on machine translation and natural language understanding in Japan, first at Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation and then at the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, where his focus was on open source natural language processing. He is an active member of the Deep Linguistic Processing with HPSG Initiative (DELPH-IN) and the Global WordNet Association. His main research interest is in natural language understanding. Francis has developed and released wordnets for Chinese, Japanese, Malay and Indonesian and coordinates the open multilingual wordnet.
Jorge Gracia currently works as associate professor ("profesor ayudante doctor") at the Department of Computer Science and Systems Engineering (University of Zaragoza, Spain) as a member of the Distributed Information Systems research group. From 2009 to 2017 he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Ontology Engineering Group (OEG), Artificial Intelligence Department, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain. His research interests are Semantic Web, Ontology Matching, Multilingual Web of Data, Query Interpretation, Web Intelligence. Currently he is researching on how to move Language Resources (lexica, dictionaries, corpora,.) from their data silos into the multilingual Web of Data and make them interoperable, to support a future generation of (Linked Data-aware) Natural Language Processing tools. He has published more than fifty works in the areas of the Web, Semantic Web, linked data, and language technologies, and has organised 13 events (workshops, datathons, and tutorials) on his research topics collocated with high level conferences. He chaired the W3C community group on "Best Practices for Multilingual Linked Open Data" and participates actively in other groups such as the W3C "Ontology lexica" (Ontolex) community group and the Open Knowledge Foundation working group in "Open Linguistics".
Letícia de Almeida
Letícia Almeida finished her PhD at the Universidade de Lisboa in 2012, working on phonological acquisition in simultaneous Portuguese-French bilingual children. She was a researcher at Université François-Rabelais, in Tours, working on the identification of language impairment in bilingual children with different L1. Currently, she is working as a researcher at the Laboratoire Dynamique du Langage in Lyon. Her work focuses on the acquisition of French phonology in children that recently arrived in France. Additionally, she was a professor in the Speech and Language Therapy undergraduate course at Universidade Atlântica, in Portugal, as well as in the Language Sciences and Speech and Language Therapy BA at the Université François-Rabelais.
Former researcher at French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) Mathieu Valette is since 2010 professor at Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (Inalco, Paris). His main research is focused on corpus semantics applied to various fields of Natural Language Processing e.g. opinion mining, sentiment analysis. He also has been working on concept analysis and neology.
O Programa KRUse enquadra a formação avançada em Psicolinguística e Sintaxe Generativa, Linguística do
Texto e do Discurso, Lexicologia e Terminologia, apresentando-se como uma oferta relevante e inovadora nas áreas científicas em que se situa.
Theis openfrom the 1st of August until the 7th of September 2016.
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The NOVA Summer School in Linguistics will be followed by a graduate conference, on July 11th.
Graduate students are invited to submit abstracts in all areas of linguistics. Submissions in the areas of (i) psycholinguistics and generative syntax, (ii) terminology and lexicography, (iii) text and discourse linguistics are particularly welcome.
Presentations will be 20 minutes long, followed by 10 minutes for discussion, and will be in English.
(For further information, see pdf).
Standard tools and methods for retro-digitising dictionaries
6 ‒ 10 July 2015, Lisbon, Portugal
Funded by COST Action IS 1305 the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa is hosting the first 'European Network of e-Lexicography' Training School, in Lisbon.
COST Action IS1305 invites researchers in countries participating in COST to submit applications for the Training School.