[lg policy] study week: Name Classification & Grounding in Multilingual Corpora

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 24 14:10:36 UTC 2010

Name Classification & Grounding in Multilingual Corpora

Date: 07-Jun-2010 - 11-Jun-2010
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Contact: Maya Bangerter
Contact Email: mltacl.uzh.ch
Meeting URL: http://www.mlta.uzh.ch/teaching/iw-2010_en.html

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Meeting Description:

As part of its Master program in Multilingual Text Analysis, the University of
Zurich organizes an intensive study week on 'Name Classification and Grounding
in Multilingual Corpora'. We invite graduate students and advanced
undergraduate students in linguistics or computational linguistics and related
disciplines who have a particular interest in multilinguality and/or
geographical named entity recognition.

The course consists of presentations by invited speakers and the participating
students as well as practical sessions.

Invited Talks:

Jannik Strötgen (Uni Heidelberg): Annotating Spatio-Temporal Information
Ralf Steinberger - (Ispra): Dealing with Name Variants in
International Newspapers
Ross Purves (UZH): Name Recognition for Geographical Information Retrieval

Students will build their own systems during the course week.


Martin Volk and Maya Bangerter.

Participation is free of charge. Funding for accommodation is available for a
limited number of participants. Successful participation is worth 3
ECTS points.


Please send a CV and an academic transcript to Maya Bangerter mltacl.uzh.ch.

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