• 09:30 Welcome; recent activities of the LAC group
  • 09:40 Aline Villavicencio Computational Models of languages and learners
  • 10:00 Renato Amorim Feature weighting in clustering
  • 10:20 Udo Kruschwitz A Primer on Enterprise Search
  • 10:40 Chris Madge Gamifying Acquisition of Language Resources
  • 11:00 [Coffee]
  • 11:20 Chris Fox What on Earth are we talking about?
  • 11:40 Massimo Poesio DALI: The First Year
  • 12:00 Jon Chamberlain Games, Language and Social Media: Experiences From 8 Years of Phrase Detectives Online
  • 12:20 Ayman Alhelbawy Following Human Rights Abuse on Social Media
  • 12:40 Richard Sutcliffe Capturing the Meaning of Complex Texts about Music
  • 13:00 LAC 2017/18 meetings: Discussion as to what subjects to cover in this year's LAC meetings
  • 13:20 [Lunch & Close]

  • As usual, we plan to have a quick drink on campus afterwards and more drinks later in Wivenhoe.


Here is a link to the Human Rights Abuse Corpus that Ayman referred to: HRADS corpus and the LREC 2016 paper that describes the corpus: Towards a corpus of violence acts in Arabic social media.

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