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BDV PPP Meetup

On July 16, 2019, Posted by , In General,

During the BDV PPP meetup in Riga (Latvia) held in June 2019, Víctor Rodríguez-Doncel from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid presented the Prêt-à-LLOD project. In particular, he focused on the ethical considerations to be made when massively managing language resources. Making language resources ready-to-use unleashes new powers that have to be…

Prêt-à-LLOD @ DH 2019 workshop on eLexicology

On July 15, 2019, Posted by , In General,

Paul Buitelaar presented an overview of Pret-a-LLOD at a workshop on ‘eLexicography between Digital Humanities and Artificial Intelligence’ that was collocated with the Digital Humanities 2019 conference in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Prêt-à-LLOD – LAPPS meeting

On July 15, 2019, Posted by , In General,

Pret-a-LLOD members at NUI Galway met with Marc Verhagen (Brandeis University, USA) on LAPPS (Language Applications) Grid, an open interoperable web service platform for natural language processing research and development. Discussions were around collaboration opportunities in this area, where functionality of the TEANGA platform for Linked Data based NLP services…

3rd Summer Datathon on Linguistic Linked Open Data

On June 4, 2019, Posted by , In General,

Many thanks to Sina Ahmadi for this post. Last week, I participated in the 3rd Summer Datathon on Linguistic Linked Open Data (SD-LLOD-19) which was held in the Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz Center for Informatics, Wadern, Germany. As my first datathon where I was a tutor, it was such an…

Workshop showcasing H2020 and INEA

On May 28, 2019, Posted by , In General,

Paul Buitelaar presented Pret-a-LLOD at the ‘Workshop on Showcasing Language Technology in H2020 and CEF Telecom projects’ in Brussels on April 26th, 2019. The workshop, organized by the Belgian translation automation consultancy ‘CrossLang’ in cooperation with DG Connect, brought together 17 ongoing H2020 and CEF Telecom projects. Further details on…

LiSEH Summer School

On May 28, 2019, Posted by , In General, By ,

John McCrae and Thierry Declerck lectured on the topic of linguistic linked open data at the Spring School on Linked Data and the Semantic Web for Humanities Research. In this course, they gave information about key technologies for the use of linguistic linked data in the context of digital humanities…

Prêt-à-LLOD at ELG

On April 15, 2019, Posted by , In General, By ,

Thierry Declerck was representing the Prêt-à-LLOD project at the Kick-Off Meeting of the newly launched European Language Grid (ELG) project (https://www.european-language-grid.eu/). This event took place on January 22/23, 2019.The aim of the ELG project is “to develop the first – and primary – platform for European Language Technologies, which, in…

ELEXIS Observer Event

On April 15, 2019, Posted by , In General, By

Two members of the Prêt-à-LLOD project attended the ELEXIS observer event in their role as ELEXIS partners. The ELEXIS project is focused on lexicographic data and is developing technologies using linked data to help connect lexical resource. It is expected that this project would further expand their capabilities based on…