PhD scholarship in Argument Mining available at Université Côte d’Azur (UCA), France

“Mining, Processing, and Reasoning over Textual Arguments” Description: Large amounts of text are added to the Web daily from social media, web-based commerce, scientific papers, eGovernment consultations, etc. Such texts are used to make decisions in the sense that people read the texts, carry out some informal analysis, and then (in the best case) make a decision; for example, a consumer might read the comments on an Amazon website about a camera before deciding what camera to buy. The problem is that such information is distributed, unstructured, and not cumulative.…

Δημόσια κρίση του σχεδίου Ελληνικού Προτύπου ΕΛΟΤ 996-17 : «Τεχνολογία Πληροφοριών – Λεξιλόγιο – Μέρος 17: Βάσεις δεδομένων»

Δημόσια κρίση του σχεδίου Ελληνικού Προτύπου ΕΛΟΤ 996-17 : «Τεχνολογία Πληροφοριών – Λεξιλόγιο – Μέρος 17: Βάσεις δεδομένων»   Ο ΕΣΥΠ/ΕΛΟΤ ανακοινώνει την υποβολή σε δημόσια κρίση του σχεδίου Ελληνικού Προτύπου ΕΛΟΤ 996-17, «Τεχνολογία Πληροφοριών – Λεξιλόγιο – Μέρος 17: Βάσεις δεδομένων». Το Πρότυπο ΕΛΟΤ 996-17 αποτελεί την ελληνική έκδοση του Διεθνούς Προτύπου ISO/ΙΕC 2382–17:1999, Information Technology – Vocabulary – Part 17:  Databases και περιλαμβάνει, στα ελληνικά, όρους και ορισμούς των βασικών εννοιών των βάσεων δεδομένων, καθώς και τις αντιστοιχίες των όρων στις γλώσσες ελληνική, αγγλική, και γαλλική. Το πρότυπο ΕΛΟΤ 996 περιλαμβάνει…

Open Government Comes to CIA: Agency Posts Millions of Declassified Docs

By: Iulia Gheorghiu Beth Daley Impact Fellow, POGO The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has published a searchable archive of over 13 million pages of declassified materials online. The long-awaited access to the CIA Records Search Tool (CREST database) was granted as a result of a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit by the media outlet MuckRock and pressure from government transparency advocates. Access to the CREST database was previously restricted to the National Archives in College Park, Maryland. Researchers, journalists, and other members of the public who wanted to access data…

2017 Sentiment Analysis Symposium, 27-28/06/17, New York, USA

The 2017 Sentiment Analysis Symposium (http://2017.sentimentsymposium.com) takes place June 27-28 in New York, an industry focused conference that tackles the business value of sentiment, opinion, and emotion and the underlying NLP, social, AI, and analytical technologies. Presentation proposals are welcome for the: – Plenary Program – Research and Technology Workshop – NLP and Sentiment in Finance Workshop Submit your proposal at http://2017.sentimentsymposium.com/call-for-speakers. Our proposal deadline is January 31. Accepted speakers receive a free full conference pass for their own use. On the business side, we are inviting talks that focus…

[JOB] Research Associate in NLP, University of Lancaster, UK

The School of Computing and Communications, Security Lancaster, and the UCREL research centre at Lancaster University are seeking a researcher in Natural Language Processing to join an interdisciplinary team working on new methods for detecting native language influence. This is a full-time fixed-term post until 31 Jan 2019. The appointed researcher will join the Government funded Native Language Influence Detection (NLID) project. The project is in collaboration with the Centre for Forensic Linguistics at Aston University, and the Linguistics department at Lancaster University. The post will be under the direction…