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Sjá íslenska þýðingu neðar We have received five grants. We are also welcoming a new RU professor to LVL, Hannes Högni Vilhjálmsson. For these grants we are hiring specialists in artificial intelligence, language technology and software development. The deadline for the job applications are March 15th, 2021. Three grants are from the Icelandic Centre for…
A large milestone in Named Entity Recognition for Icelandic!
Last Tuesday Svanhvít and Ásmundur completed the first stage in Named Entity Recognition project for Icelandic. They finished the daunting task of labeling all named entities in a text corpus of 1 million tokens (MIM-GOLD), into the following categories: Person, Location, Organization, Micellaneous, Money, Percent, Time, and Date. To assist with the task, they first…
This has been a great summer for LVL. We have many conference acceptances: 8 papers, 3 conferences. It will also be a busy autumn, as all the conferences are in September. Our first is Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, a very competitive NLP conference. This year it is in Varna, Bulgaria. Steinþór, Örvar and…