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Member Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen (KNAW)

 

Vossen has been appointed as one of the 26 new members of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen (KNAW). The 26 new members include this year’s selection of 16 top women scientists and scholars for membership with reference to the Westerdijkjaar.

Vossen has been nominated in the cross domain section of the KNAW, which is exceptional. He now […]

Talk @ SIKS mini symposium “Proximity in Information Retrieval”

 

Talk on “NewsReader: aggregating event-centric-knowledge graphs from massive streams of news” at Netherlands Research School for Information and Knowledge Systems (SIKS) mini symposium “Proximity in Information Retrieval“, Delft University of Technology, April 26, 2016.

Interview Radio NPO1 on

 

Interview by Reporter Radio on  “Fake news, misinformatie en alternatieve feiten“, Dutch National Radio 1/NPO1, April 23, 2017, 19.30.20.00 p.m.

 

 

 

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

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

Project website: https://sites.google.com/site/lorentzperspective/ Lorentz Center website: https://www.lorentzcenter.nl/lc/web/2017/878/info.php3?wsid=878&venue=Snellius

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.

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Jurylid Keetje Hodshon Prijs 2017

 

Jurylid (als lid van de KHMW) van de Keetje Hodshon Prijs 2017 van de Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen (KHMW).

Prof. dr. L.L.S. (Lisa) Cheng, hoogleraar taalwetenschap Universiteit Leiden Prof. dr. O.C.M. (Olga) Fischer, hoogleraar taalkunde van de Germaanse talen, i.h.b. Engelse taalkunde Universiteit van Amsterdam Prof. dr. P.T.J.M. (Piek) Vossen, hoogleraar computationele lexicologie Vrije Universiteit, […]

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 […]