Category Archives: Workshops

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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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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Workshop “Understanding and Modeling Multiparty, Multimodal Interactions (UM3I)” in the context of the 16th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2014)

The LangTERRA Workshop on “Understanding and Modeling Multiparty, Multimodal Interactions (UM3I)” took place at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey, on November 16 2014, in the context of the ACM 16th International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2014). The ICMI Conference is one of the most significant venues related to Multimodal Communication and activities encompassed in [...]

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Special Track on “Multimodal Communicative Signals: Behavioural and Algorithimic Issues” in the context of The 5th IEEE Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications (CogInfoCom2014)

The LangTERRA special track on “Multimodal Communicative Signals: Behavioural and Algorithimic Issues” took place in Vietri Sul Mare, Italy, in November 5-7 2014 in the context of the 5th International IEEE conference on Cognitive infocommunications (CogInfoCom14). The track was a follow-up of the CogInfoCom13 successful event which received an award for Best Track. The track [...]

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Organization of the workshop “Learner Corpora for Less Commonly Taught Languages”

The primary goal of the colloquium was to examine and reflect on concepts, principles and perspectives of Learner Corpus research and applications. The colloquium focused on less commonly taught languages and sought to explore best practices and lessons drawn from research in widely spoken languages, such as English. Recent advances were presented by invited speakers, [...]

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Co-organization of the track “Multimodal Communicative Signals: Behavioural and Algorithimic Issues” at the 4th IEEE Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications (CogInfoCom2013)

The LangTERRA special track on “Multimodal Communicative Signals: Behavioural and Algorithimic Issues” took place in Budapest, Hungary, in December 2-5 2013 in the context of the 4th IEEE Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications (CogInfoCom13). This track aimed at gathering original works on communication, actions, perception and emotion from experimental and theoretical points of view. The ultimate [...]

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Participation in the 11th International Conference of Greek Linguistics (ICGL 11)

The 11th International Conference of Greek Linguistics (ICGL 11) took place in Rodos. ILSP researchers, Stella Markantonatou and Aggeliki Fotopoulou presented the following two papers: –The Medical Event in a Conceptual Lexicon, Katerina Tzortzi and Stella Markantonatou – Explicit Objects and Polysemy, Stella Markantonatou, Antonis Anastasopoulos and Yanis Maistros Dr. Fotopoulou was also involved in the [...]

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Participation in 2nd international conference Learner Corpus Research 2013 (LCR2013)

Participation in 2nd international conference Learner Corpus Research 2013 (LCR2013) which took place in Barcelona. On 27/09/2013, Maria Giagkou presented an announcement with the title: -Discriminating CEFR levels in Greek L2: a corpus-based study of young learners’ written narratives. Maria Giagkou, Vicky Kantzou, Spyridoula Stamouli and Maria Tzevelekou

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Participation in the Blizzard Workshop 2013

In the Blizzard Workshop 2013, the results of international scientific competition Blizzard Challenge 2013 were presented. The Workshop took place in Barcelona Spain. ILSP’s Speech Synthesis team participated to the contest and presented its results in the paper: The ILSP / INNOETICS Text-to-Speech System for the Blizzard Challenge 2013, Aimilios Chalamandaris, Pirros Tsiakoulis, Sotiris Karabetsos, [...]

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Participation to the 51st Conference of the Association of Computational Linguists (ACL-2013) and in the 2nd Hybrid Machine Translation Workshop (HYTRA-2013)

Tambouratzis George participated to the 51st Conference of the Association of Computational Linguists (ACL-2013) and in the 2nd Hybrid Machine Translation Workshop (HYTRA-2013), in Sofia, Bulgaria. He gave a presentation about the translation process that was developed at ILSP and presented the latest results. He coordinated a session of the Workshop.

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