Category Archives: Language learning and learning disabilities

To Iνστιτούτο Επεξεργασίας του Λόγου και το Ερευνητικό Κέντρο Αθηνά διοργανώνει Ανοιχτή Εκδήλωση στην Ξάνθη

«25 χρόνια Έρευνας και Καινοτομίας στις Τεχνολογίες Γλώσσας, Πολιτισμού και Περιεχομένου» είναι ο τίτλος της Ανοικτής Εκδήλωσης που διοργανώνει το Ινστιτούτο Επεξεργασίας του Λόγου (ΙΕΛ) -ένα από τα Ινστιτούτα του Ερευνητικού Κέντρου «Αθηνά»- στην Ξάνθη, την Δευτέρα 25 Μαΐου 2015 (18.00 – 21.00), στο ξενοδοχείο Elisso. Το ακαδημαϊκό/επιστημονικό, επιχειρηματικό, εκπαιδευτικό και ευρύτερο κοινό της Ξάνθης [...]

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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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Info Day: Language and Content Processing Technologies @ ILSP / “Athena” RIC

Το Ερευνητικό Κέντρο “Αθηνά” έχει τη χαρά να συμμετάσχει στο Athens Science Festival 2015 από τις 17 έως τις 22 Μαρτίου στην Τεχνόπολη του Δήμου Αθηναίων. Το Athens Science Festival έχει στόχο να καταστήσει τις επιστήμες πιο φιλικές στο ευρύ κοινό και να παρέχει ερεθίσματα και κίνητρα σε άτομα κάθε ηλικίας να ανακαλύψουν την επιστήμη [...]

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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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The Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics at the Colloquim on Learner Corpora organized by ILSP

Jirka Hana, senior researcher at the Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics (Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague), was invited to present a talk at the Colloquim on Learner Corpora organized by ILSP. The aim of this Colloquium was to examine and reflect on concepts, principles and perspectives of Learner Corpus research [...]

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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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[Scientific Presentation] Building a Learner Corpus of Czech; Lessons Learned, Jirka Hana (University of Bergen)

April 8, 2014 Jirka Hana Senior Researcher at the Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague Czesl is a corpus of texts produced by non‐native speakers of Czech. To adequately annotate the deviations in Czech word‐order and a fairly complex inflectional morphology, the corpus uses two tiers [...]

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[Scientific Presentation] The ASK corpus – a learner corpus of Norwegian as a second language; design, annotation and search interface, Kari Tenfjord (University of Bergen)

April 8, 2014 Kari Tenfjord Professor at the Department of Linguistics, University of Bergen. Leader of the ASKeladden project in the framework of which ASK, The Norwegian Language Learner Corpus, was developed In my talk I presented the ASK corpus which contains 1739 texts written in Norwegian as a second language and personal data about [...]

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[Scientific Presentation] On systematically characterizing learner language: a computational and corpus linguistic perspective, Detmar Meurers (University of Tübingen)

April 8, 2014 Detmar Meurers Professor of Computational Linguistics and head of the Theoretical Computational Linguistics group at the Department of Linguistics, University of Tübingen Learner corpora as collections of language produced by second language learners have been systematically collected since the 90s, and with readily available collections such as the ICLE for English and [...]

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The University of Tubingen at the Colloquim on Learner Corpora

Professor Detmar Meurers from the University of Tubingen, Germany, was invited to present a talk at the Colloquim on Learner Corpora organized by ILSP. The aim of this Colloquium was to examine and reflect on concepts, principles and perspectives of Learner Corpus research and applications. In his talk, “on systematically characterizing learner Language: a computational [...]

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