Sien Moens gives invited lecture @ LT Accelerate

Sien Moens presents the MUSE project at LT Accelerate in Brussels:

Parisa Korjamshidi @ RisingStars MIT EECS women workshop

Parisa Korjamshidi has been selected to give a presentation at the RisingStars MIT EECS women workshop.

Yagmur Cinar and Suzana Zoghbi @ SoMeRA 2015


Golnoosh Farnadi @ IEEE Big Data


MUSE @ ICT2015 !!!

Our MUSE project (FET EU FP7) has been selected to be demonstrated at ICT 2015 Innovate, Connect, Transform, the biggest ICT event in the EU calendar, held in Lisbon, Portugal on October 20-22, 2015.

Geert Heyman @ DL4MT Winter School


Sien Moens gives invited lecture @ Deep Learning Summit 2015

Sien Moens gives an invited lecture @ the Deep Learning Summit on September 24-25, 2015, London, UK.

Quynh Do @ EMNLP 2015


Ivan Vulic @ EMNLP 2015


Ivan Vulic and Sien Moens co-chair workshop at EMNLP 2015


Sien Moens gives keynote lecture @ Louhi 2015

Sien Moens gives keynote lecture @ Louhi 2015, the Sixth International Workshop on Health Text Mining and Information Analysis at EMNLP 2015, Lisbon, Portugal.

Sien Moens gives tutorial at ESSIR 2015

Sien Moens gives the tutorial entitled Integrating Language, Semantics, and Multimedia for IR at the 10th European Summer school in Information Retrieval, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Golnoosh Farnadi receives best student paper award @ ILP 2015


Koen Deschacht is co-founder of NoisyChannels


Susana Zoghbi @ Microsoft Cambridge, UK

Susana Zoghbi is a visiting scholar at Microsoft Cambridge from August 16 till November 15, 2015.

Ivan Vulic gives oral presentation @ SIGIR 2015

Ivan Vulic gives an oral presentation of the paper: VULIC, I. & MOENS, M.-F. (2015). Monolingual and Cross-Lingual Information Retrieval Models Based on (Bilingual) Word Embeddings at the 38th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Santiago, Chile, August 9-13, 2015.

Sien Moens co-chairs workshop at IJCAI 2015

Together with Nada Lavrac, Senja Pollak and Tomaz Erjavec, Sien Moens co-chairs the Workshop on Replicability and Reusability in Natural Language Processing: From Data to Software Sharing at the 2015 International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, July 27, 2015 (co-chair), Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Ivan Vulic 2 x @ ACL 2015

Ivan Vulic presents his paper entitled Bilingual Word Embeddings from Non-Parallel Document-Aligned Data Applied to Bilingual Lexicon Induction at ACL 2015 in Beijing from July 26-31, 2015. He is also co-author of the following ACL 2015 paper: Exploiting Image Generality for Lexical Entailment Detection.

Golnoosh Farnadi @ IJCAI 2016

Golnoosh Farnadi presents her PhD work at IJCAI 2016.

Ivan Vulic gives invited lecture @ LIMSI

Ivan Vulic gives an invited lecture @LIMSI, France and presents his research on cross-lingual topic models and word embeddings.

Parisa Kordjamshidi organizes SpaceEval 2015

Parisa Kordjamshidi co-organizes SpaceEval 2015: International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, SpaceEval at the 2015 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics Human Language Technologies, June 4-5, 2015, Denver, USA.

Ivan Vulic @ SemEval 2015


International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery from (Big) Text

Niraj Shrestha @ CICLING 2015

The paper of Niraj Shrestha, Ivan Vulic and Marie-Francine Moens entitled Semantic Role Labeling of Speech Transcripts was accepted as full paper at CICLING 2015, the 16th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics, April 14-20, 2015, Cairo, Egypt.

EOS article on text mining

LIIR contributed to the article on Text Mining in the EOS magazine of March 2015:

Kim Hens & Quynh Do @ CLIN 2015

Master thesis student Kim Hens presents poster at CLIN 2015.

Oswaldo Ludwig @ CLIN 2015


Wouter Massa, Thomas Provoost & Parisa Kordjamshidi @ BIOSTEC 2015

Wouter Massa, Thomas Provoost & Parisa Kordjamshidi present a regular full paper entitled Machine Reading of Biological Texts: Bacteria-Biotope Extraction at BIOSTEC 2015 - International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies, 6th International Conference on Bioinformatics Models, Methods and Algorithms, Lisbon, January 12-15, 2015.

Oswaldo Ludwig @ ICAART 2015

Oswaldo Ludwig will demonstrate the MUSE technology at ICAART 2015, on the 7th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, Lisbon, Portugal, January 10-12, 2015.