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Organizer NIAS-Lorentz workshop “Language, Knowledge and People in Perspective”

 

 

Organizer NIAS-Lorentz workshop “Language, Knowledge and People in Perspective“, April 18-21, 2017.

There is no such thing as simple text.

A gathering of academics in tech, social science & media studies to discuss fake news and true news, but also everything in between.

“We do not live in the Information Society: FREE ACCESS TO […]

Interview Vossen Vrij Nederland, maandblad 15 december 2016

DE 6 WETENSCHAPPELIJKE DOORBRAKEN VAN 2017, Vrij Nederland, 15 december 2016 TEKST: MICHIEL HULSHOF EN FRAKE SCHERMER, ILLUSTRATIES: KHUAN+KTRON *** DE COMPUTER IS NIET MEER VAN DE MENS TE ONDERSCHEIDEN *** ER KOMT EEN NIEUW MEDICIJN TEGEN TUBERCULOSE *** DE MENS BLIJKT EEN MIGRANT DIE ZICH GEMAKKELIJK AANPAST *** HET BEWIJS VOOR DONKERE MATERIE […]

Two papers @ COLING 2016

 

Presentations on 2 papers @ the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2016), December 11-16, 2016 Osaka, Japan:

“Semantic overfitting: what ‘world’ do we consider when evaluating disambiguation of text?” by Filip Ilievski, Marten Postma and Piek Vossen. “More is not always better: balancing sense distributions for all-words Word Sense Disambiguation” by […]

Co-organizer of workshop Computational Linguistics for Linguistic Complexity

 

Vossen is co-organizing the workshop Open Knowledge Base and Question Answering Workshop (OKBQA 2016) at the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING2016), December 11-16, 2016, Osaka, Japan.

Invited consultant of the project: “Deep models of semantic knowledge” of the Bulgarian WordNet

 

Invited consultant and member of the research team of the project: “Deep models of semantic knowledge” by Kiril Simon and Petya Osenova of the Bulgarian WordNet.

The high-quality semantic management of texts is one of the central factors in the area of Semantic Web, Big Data, Internet of Things, etc. where various pieces […]

Keynote talk at Responsible Data Science Seminar Series

 

Invited Keynote talk on “Dynamic modelling of provenance and perspectives of data” at Responsible Data Science Seminar Series.

Responsible Data Science (RDS) is a joint collaboration of expert researchers from 11 knowledge institutions across the Netherlands: Academisch Medisch Centrum (AMC), Centrum Wiskunde en Informatica (CWI), Delft University of Technology (TUD), Eindhoven University of […]

Keynote talk @ Abstract Concepts International Symposium 2016

 

 

Keynote talk on “Granularity and identity of event descriptions” @ Abstract Concepts International Symposium 2016 (CogViM), next to the Tropenmuseum, on Linnaeustraat 2A, 1092 CK. Amsterdam on November 18, 2016.

Co-organizer of the 2nd Workshop on Computing News Storylines

Vossen is co-organizing the 2nd Workshop on Computing News Storylines (CNewsStory-2016), co-located with EMNLP 2016, Austin, Texas, U.S.A. November 5, 2016.

Today’s digital media ecosystem generates massive streams of news, largely in the form of individual documents (‘articles’) within which news events and narrative structures are communicated using natural language text. The increasing […]

Invited keynote @ Studiekring Wassenaar

 

Invited keynote talk at Studiekring Wassenaar, Koninklijke Haagsche Golf- en Country Club, Wassenaar, October 11, 2016

Invited panelist VSNU Café

 

Invited panelist on “Big Data” within theme “De Digitale Samenleving” VSNU Café, Den Haag, September 27, 2016.