17th Language And Computation Day


The Language and Computation group is holding its 17th annual event known as the LAC Day, which brings together colleagues working in linguistics, computer science, psychology and other fields. Therefore, a good way to learn about the activities of the group is to attend the annual Language And Computation Day, in which relevant research and coming collaboration projects are presented.

Date: Friday 21st September, 2018

Location: Tony Rich Teaching Centre

 

More information in the LAC official website: http://lac.essex.ac.uk/language-and-computation-day-2018

Keynote Talks (TC 2.8 – 2.9)

Time

Talk

09:00

Artificial Intelligence and Clinical Image

Sameer Antani



09:55

About Extreme Analyses of Texts and Graphs

 Ansgar Scherp

Programme  (TC 2.12 – 2.13)

Time

Talk



10:50

Coffee Break



11:10

Customer engagement with a chatbot

Husam Quteineh and Richard Sutcliffe



11:30

enetCollect: Linguistics Apps Development for Second Language Learning

Rina Zviel-Girshin



11:50

BT Challenge Projects

Udo Kruschwitz



12:10

Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor

Tony Russell-Rose



12:30

 LAC 2018/19 meetings:

What to cover in this year’s LAC meetings and coordinating group activities?



13:00

Lunch



14:00

Disagreements and Language Interpretation (DALI)

Massimo Poesio



14:20

Wormingo – Applying language learning games into anaphoric annotation

Doruk Kicikoglu



14:40

Crowdsourcing and Aggregating Nested Markable Annotations

Chris Madge



15:00

Learning coreference from multiply-annotated data

Alexandra Uma



15:20

Collective Intelligence and NLP

Jon Chamberlain



15:40

ImageCLEF 2018

Alba Garcia



16:00

Thai speech recognition for rehabilitation

Nida Sae Jong



16:20

TextRazor

Toby Crayston



16:40

End