H02D0A Language Engineering Applications

Students taking this course in 2008-2009.

Schedule

Weeks 7-10

Monday 16.30-18.30 MSI1-01.16: Mgr. Sencie Instituut, Erasmusplein 2, 3000 Leuven.
Wednesday 16.30-18.30 MSI1-91.10: Mgr. Sencie Instituut, Erasmusplein 2, 3000 Leuven.
Thursday 16.30-18.30 MSI1-01.08: Mgr. Sencie Instituut, Erasmusplein 2, 3000 Leuven.

Program

Mo. February 9 Corpus construction and annotation Frank Van Eynde
We. February 11 Proofing tools Geert Adriaens
Th. February 12 Multilingual document retrieval and summarization Geert Adriaens
Mo. February 16 Computational lexicography Frank Van Eynde
We. February 18 Multilingual document generation and machine translation Geert Adriaens
Th. February 19 The design of a reading tutor that truly listens Hugo Van hamme
Mo. February 23 A computational model of language acquisition; a cognitively plausible approach Louis ten Bosch (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen)
We. February 25 Aids for the handicapped - I Astrid van Wieringen
Th. February 26 From WordNet to Global WordNet for language technology Piek Vossen (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
Mo. March 2 Aids for the handicapped - II Astrid van Wieringen
We. March 4 Computer aided pronunciation training Helmer Strik (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen)
Th. March 5 Spoken dialog description and VoiceXML Hugo Van hamme

Evaluation

Attendance of the lectures is obligatory. The evaluation is based on a paper.

Acknowledgement

The guest lectures are sponsored by CLIF, an interuniversity network on language and speech technology, which is sponsored by the Flemish Fund for Scientific Research (FWO).


Last update by Frank Van Eynde on January 27, 2009.