Meetings 2009/2010

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Topics for 2009—10

To be scheduled

  • Web usage mining (Sharhida)
  • Anawiki Presentation (Jon)

Autumn Term 2009

Language and Computation Day

Week One, Thursday, 8th October 2009, all day - 5A.332

Details available from

Spring Term 2009

Week 21

Monday, 22nd February 2010, 11am-1pm in 3.406

Regression analysis with R.

Week 22

Monday, 1st March 2010, 11am-1pm in 3.406

Mini "Language and Computation Day" with talks by PhD students.

Week 23

Monday, 8th March 2010, 11am-1pm in 3.406

Presentation by Adela Gánem
Topic: JISC funded project on the evaluation of SIMiLLE (System for an Immersive and Mixed reality Language Learning Environment), a 3D Virtual World. More information can be found at

Week 24

Monday, 15th March 2010, 11am-1pm in 3.406

We will be reviewing papers for ACL, the ACL Student Research Workshop and ECAI.
(This can be a very informative experience, and may help us write better papers, as well as giving a preview of the current trends in NLP research.)

Week 25

Monday, 22nd March 2010, 11am-1pm in 3.406

Assume there is no meeting this week unless you hear otherwise by email.
Resuming meetings in the Summer Term.

Following topics to be picked up next term

  1. Analysis of real data in R
  2. Presentation by Deirdre
  3. Doug on BAe message analysis project

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