Speaking of Location: Future Directions in Geospatial Natural Language Research,4/9/2017, L’Aquila, Italy

A workshop to be held as part of the Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT), 4th September 2017, L’Aquila, Italy Call for Papers Research into the description of location using human (natural) language has been approached from linguistics, geospatial, and computer science perspectives.  This multidisciplinary workshop will explore current developments in the area with a particular view to considering directions and priorities for future research.  It will include both peer-reviewed presentations and group discussions. The scope approaches to automated extraction and understanding of natural language descriptions of location in textual…

SUMMER SCHOOL ON BIOMEDICAL TEXT PROCESSING, 10–17/09/2017, Constanța, Romania

=================== EUROLAN-2017 ==================== ===== SUMMER SCHOOL ON BIOMEDICAL TEXT PROCESSING ==== The 13th in the series of EUROLAN Schools 10 – 17 September 2017, Constanța, Romania http://eurolan.info.uaic.ro/2017/ Overview ======== Biomedical Text Mining (BioNLP) applies natural language processing (NLP) techniques to identify and extract information from scientific publications in biology, medicine, and chemistry, in order to discover novel knowledge that can contribute to biomedical research.The growth of BioNLP over the past fifteen years is due in large part to the availability of web-based publication databases such as PubMed and Web of…

MOOC Introduction to a Web of Linked Data

The MOOC “Introduction to a Web of Linked Data” comes back on May 9, 2017 for a new session on the FUN platform. It is taught by Fabien GANDON , Catherine FARON-ZUCKER and Olivier CORBY (Wimmics team, Inria, I3S, CNRS, UNS). This MOOC introduces the Linked Data standards and principles that provide the foundation of the Semantic Web. It is divided in 4 parts/weeks: • the fundamental principles of Linked Data on the Web • the RDF recommendation that provides a standard data model and syntaxes to publish and link data on…

Fifth Grammatical Framework Summer School 2017

Riga, Latvia, 14-25 August 2017 http://school.grammaticalframework.org/2017/ Grammatical Framework (GF) is a grammar formalism and a programming language for the development of multilingual computational grammars. It is based on the idea of a shared abstract syntax and mappings between the abstract syntax and concrete languages. GF grammars are bi-directional; however, they are particularly well suited for language generation. What makes the development of GF application grammars rapid and flexible is the general-purpose GF resource grammar library which currently covers more than 30 languages implementing the same abstract syntax, a shared syntactic…

8TH EUROPEAN SUMMER UNIVERSITY IN DIGITAL HUMANITIES (ESU DH C & T) – 18-28/07/2017, UNIVERSITY OF LEIPZIG

“CULTURE & TECHNOLOGY” – 8TH EUROPEAN SUMMER UNIVERSITY IN DIGITAL HUMANITIES (ESU DH C & T) – 18TH TO 28TH JULY 2017, UNIVERSITY OF LEIPZIG HTTP://WWW.CULINGTEC.UNI-LEIPZIG.DE/ESU_C_T/ We are happy to announce that applications for a place at the 8th European Summer University in Digital Humanities are now being accepted (see: http://www.culingtec.uni-leipzig.de/ESU_C_T/node/842). As ESU DH C & T is a member of the International Digital Humanities Training Network courses taken at the Summer University are eligible for transfer credit towards the University of Victoria Graduate Certificate in DH (see http://www.uvic.ca/humanities/english/graduate/graduate-certificates/dhum-certificate/index.php). The…