Category Archives: Scientific Presentations

Incoming visit of DFKI researcher

Syed Saqib Bukhari, senior researcher at the Multimedia Analysis and Data Mining (MADM) competence center of DFKI visited Athena ILSP in 11-12 May 2015. He gave a presentation with the title “Ocropus ++”, an advanced version of Ocropus, a world class text line recognition engine which is based on LTSM model. The presentation highlighted some of [...]

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Visit from OFAI researchers

On 7-8 May 2015, Martin Gasser and jan Schulter, researchers at OFAI, visited ILSP/Athena RIC. Martin Gasser gave a presentation with the title “Applications of Score Performance Matching Technology”. The presentation focussed on the aligment of audio data to the score which is a central problem when studying different performances of classical music pieces. He [...]

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Incoming visits: Centre for English Corpus Lingustics (CECL)

Sylviane Granger from the Centre for English Corpus Lingustics  (CECL) was invited to present a talk at the “Learner Corpora for less commonly taught languages: Design, processing and prospects for Second Language Acquisition and Education” organized by ILSP. The talk title was”Towards more and better learner corpora for educational applications”. The host researcher was Maria [...]

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A Visit to UPEM, the Universite Paris- Est Marne la Vallee

Dr. Angeliki Fotopoulou, Director of Research at ILSP, visited the Universite Paris- Est Marne la Vallee and extended collaboration on the areas of: frozen expressions with light verb, properties documentation, degree of fixity on verbal expressions and emotions. In collaboration with Prof. P. Kyriakopoulou they continued the elaboration of a Sentiments Grammar in a Unitex [...]

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A visit to the the Intelligent Music Processing and Machine Learning Group of the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI)

Assistant Researcher Angelos Gkiokas from the ILSP visited for three months the Intelligent Music Processing and Machine Learning Group of the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI). The aim was the knowhow transfer from OFAI to ILSP in the field of Music Information Retrieval as well as establishing a closer research collaboration between institutes. [...]

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[Scientific Presentation] Integration of Multiword Expression Recognition in Parsers, Mathieu Constant (Univ. Marne-La-Vallee)

December 12, 2014 Matthieu Constant Associate professor in Computer Science at the Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, France. Automatic linguistic analysis faces two major problems inherent in natural languages: ambiguity and multiword expressions (MWE). Whereas the literature abounds in analyzers trying to deal with the case of ambiguity, few studies tackled the integration of MWE recognition. As [...]

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[Scientific Presentation] Interaction between linguists and machine learning, Eric Laporte (LIGM, Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée)

October 23, 2014 Eric Laporte Université Paris-Est, Laboratoire d’informatique Gaspard-Monge CNRS When we design hybrid systems which combine machine-learning algorithms with symbolic language resources elaborated by linguists, we divide tasks between linguists and algorithms, and we select models that facilitate this division of tasks. What are the challenges faced by linguists and by machine learning [...]

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Short term visit to the Image Understanding Pattern Recognition Research (IUPR) at the University of Kaiserslautern

This will be the first visit of ILSP’s researchers to IUPR, for which it has been planned the presentation of the following: (i) IUPR and ILSP’s activities in general, (ii) selected national and EU funded R&D projects undertaken by IUPR and ILSP, (iii) exchange of ideas for possible collaborations in forthcoming calls, e.g. HORIZON 2020and [...]

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Participation to the 14th International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (ICFHR-2014)

The International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition that took place in September 1-4, 2014 in the island of Crete, Greece, provided a forum for researchers in the areas of on-line and off-line handwriting recognition, pen-based interface systems, form processing, handwritten-based digital libraries, and web document access and retrieval. The series of the ICFHR conferences [...]

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[Scientific Presentation] Towards more and better learner corpora for educational applications, Sylviane Granger (CECL)

April 8, 2014 Sylviane Granger Director of the Centre for English Corpus Linguistics (CECL) at the Université catholique de Louvain and President of the Board of the Learner Corpus Association Learner corpora are electronic collections of written or spoken data produced by second or foreign language learners. At first limited to one language – English [...]

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