[Volunteers needed] Similes’ annotation, 19th and 20th century prose

Dear all, We are currently looking for volunteers to annotate similes and literal comparisons taken from a corpus of 19th and 20th century prose poems. To participate, please visit our online platform: http://dissimilitudes.lip6.fr:8181 Thank you in advance and do not hesitate to share the link with interested colleagues and students. Regards, Suzanne Mpouli PhD Student Laboratory of Computer Science Paris VI Université Pierre et Marie Curie Please follow and like us:

Fully Funded EU PhD Studentship: Healthcare Data Analytics and Text Mining

Closing date: Apply as soon as possible Subject study: Health informatics, natural language processing, machine learning, text analytics, public health, epidemiology Key Information: Healthcare systems have collected mountains of textual and numeric patient records about disease activities, hospital admissions and visits, drug prescriptions, physician notes and more. But medical research and related industries like pharmaceutical industry are faced with enormous challenges as a result of the very restrictive handling of such health data. This PhD studentship offers an exciting opportunity of exploring and /or developing machine learning, natural language processing…

Search Solutions 2016 one day event, London

SEARCH SOLUTIONS 2016 Wednesday 30 November, Covent Garden, London Innovations in Search and Information Retrieval Search Solutions is a special one-day event dedicated to the latest innovations in search and information retrieval. In contrast to other major industry events, Search Solutions aims to be highly interactive, with attendance strictly limited. The programme includes presentations, panels and keynote talks by influential industry leaders on novel and emerging applications in search and information retrieval. Search Solutions also includes a Tutorial Programme on Tuesday 29th November. CONFIRMED SPEAKERS Sebastian Blohm, Microsoft Research Focused Inbox: Learning personalized e-mail filters…

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