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Tafelgast bij de gezamenlijke discussiebijeenkomst van de Boekmanstichting en de KNAW over Kunst, Techniek en Beleving, 20 april 2018

 

Uitgenodigd als tafelgast bij de gezamenlijke discussiebijeenkomst van de Boekmanstichting en de KNAW over Kunst, Techniek en Beleving.

Datum & tijd: vrijdag 20 april 2018, 15.30 – 18.00 uur, incl. borrel Plaats: Het Trippenhuis, Kloveniersburgwal 29, 1011 JV Amsterdam

Technologische ontwikkelingen hebben de kunstwereld de afgelopen jaren ingrijpend veranderd. De Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van […]

Tafelgast radioprogramma Jort Kelder: dr. Kelder en Co, 31 maart 2018 13.00 p.m.

    Uitnodiging als tafelgast met Dieuwertje Kuijpers (FTM, VU) in het radioprogramma van Jort Kelder: dr Kelder en Co.   Live vanuit VondelCS in het Vondelpark 3 in Amsterdam, zaterdag 31 maart tussen 13.00 en 14.00 uur.    NPO Radio 1, AVRO/TROS   […]

TERUGKIJKTIP: mijn Paradiso-lezing ‘Communiceren met een imperfecte robot. Snap je?’, Paradiso 25 maart 2018.

Hier vertelt Piek Vossen, hoogleraar Computationele Lexicologie en Spinozawinnaar, over deze imperfecte, maar autonome machines en robots die steeds meer deel gaan uitmaken van onze maatschappij. Deze robots staan niet stil als een frisdrankmachine maar bewegen rond, leren, maken zich dienstbaar, ontmoeten andere mensen, staan in de weg of raken misschien wel in de […]

Join me @Paradiso for my lecture “To Communicate with an Imperfect Robot – Get it?”, March 25, 2017

Prof. Dr. Piek Vossen gives the third lecture in the Paradiso series: Humanity 2.0 – The fusion of men and technology: the next step in evolution?

Piek Vossen’s lecture is titled: TO COMMUNICATE WITH AN IMPERFECT ROBOT. GET IT?

 

 

Meet Leolani: a robot with a “theory of mind” and a hunger for social contact.

So […]

Vossen e.a. organizing workshop @ SemEval-2018 Task: “Counting Events and Participants in the Long Tail”, New Orleans, June 5-6, 2017

 

Marten Postma, Filip Ilievski, and Piek Vossen are hosting task 5 at SemEval-2018, entitled “Counting Events and Participants within Highly Ambiguous Data covering a very Long Tail”. This is a “referential quantification” task that requires systems to establish the meaning, reference and identity of events and participants in news articles. The task data […]

See you in Paradiso Amsterdam, March 25, 2018 #3rd Paradisolezing on Language & Computers ?

Paradisolezingen 2018

februari – juni 2018 Paradiso, Weteringschans 6, Amsterdam

Op zondag 25 maart 2018 houdt Piek Vossen de derde Paradisolezing in de serie DE NIEUWE MENS met als titel “Help, de computer begrijpt mij niet! Kunnen computers de betekenis van taal leren herkennen?

De Nieuwe Mens versmelting van mens en techniek: een volgende stap […]

Conference programme and social events online 9th Global WordNet Conference Singapore

As co-president and co-founder of the Global WordNet Association, I am pleased tot announce that the conference and social events programme is online for the 9th Global WordNet Conference in Singapore, 8 – 12 January, 2018: http://compling.hss.ntu.edu.sg/events/2018-gwc/. Registration will be open until January 1st 2018 and online registration includes membership of the Global WordNet Association.

Furthermore, GWC2018 has […]

Research Masters meet Language Industry: a meet & greet between companies and master students, organized by our Computational Lexicology and Terminology Lab

 

The Computational Lexicology and Terminology Lab (CLTL) is organizing a MEET & GREET Human Language Technology / CLTL on Friday December 08, 2017 13:30 – 18:00.

RESEARCH MASTERS MEET LANGUAGE INDUSTRY

In the afternoon of Friday December 8th, 2017m students from the Humanities Research Master meet companies and organizations interested in students in Language Technology and other disciplines […]

Vossen Organizer 9th International Global WordNet Conference in Singapore

 

As co-president and chair of the Global Wordnet Association I am pleased to announce the 9th International Global Wordnet Conference (GWC2018), to be held in Singapore from January 8-12, 2018.

This conference is hosted by the Computational Linguistics Lab at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and the Global WordNet Association.

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Article in VU Magazine about my pepper-robot Leolani

 

Interview in VU Magazine on my pepper-robot Leolani.

Leolani: like her on Facebook.

More info on my Spinoza-prize-projects ” Understanding Language by Machines“.

More info on Spinoza University Research Fellows.