Guzmán Naranjo on “Quantitative effects and formal models of grammar”

We are glad to announce an invited talk by

Matías Guzmán Naranjo (Leipzig)
on
Quantitative Effects and Formal Models of Grammar

in the Oberseminar English Linguistics, Monday, June 6, 4-6pm, room IG 3.201.

Abstract

In this talk I will present a model that tries to combine work on quantitative effects in language with insights from formal Continue reading Guzmán Naranjo on “Quantitative effects and formal models of grammar”

Carla Parra in Frankfurt

Carla Parra Escartín (Hermes Traducciones, Madrid) gave two lectures in Frankfurt on May 30, 2016.

Carla Parra, 30.5.2016
Carla presenting in Manfred’s Intro Linguistics, May 2016 (Photo: M. Sailer, BY-NC-ND 3.0)

Carla gave a talk in Manfred’s class Introduction to Linguistics. She presented basic applications of computational linguistics and how much linguistics there is behind these applications. Continue reading Carla Parra in Frankfurt

Parra speaks on “How good shall it be? Establishing Machine Translation quality thresholds to boost professional translators’ productivity”

We are happy to announce an invited talk by

Carla Parra Escartín
on
How good shall it be?
Establishing Machine Translation quality thresholds to boost professional translators’ productivity

in the Oberseminar English Linguistics, Monday, May 30, 4-6pm, room IG 3.201.

Carla presenting in Frankfurt, May 2016. (Photo:  M. Sailer, BY-NC-ND 3.0)
Carla presenting in Frankfurt, May 2016. (Photo: M. Sailer, BY-NC-ND 3.0)

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Weber on “Extraposition of prepositional phrases – corpus data and elicited production experiments”

We are happy to announce a talk by

Sabrina Weber (Frankfurt a.M.)
on
Extraposition of prepositional phrases
– corpus data and elicited production experiments

in the Oberseminar English Linguistics, Monday, May 23, 4-6pm, room IG 3.201.

Abstract:

Extraposition of prepositional phrases out of NP is considered to be a marked structure as it splits up the head noun and the PP. However, there is another syntactic dependency to consider: the Continue reading Weber on “Extraposition of prepositional phrases – corpus data and elicited production experiments”

Rizea’s research visit in Frankfurt

From April 18 to April 29, Dr. Monica-Mihaela Rizea (Bucarest) spend a Short Term Scientific Mission (STSM) at the IEAS.  Monica’s stay was supported by the European research network Parsing and Multiword Expressions (Parseme).

Monica working on documenting Romanian MWEs, Frankfurt, April 2016.
Monica working on documenting Romanian MWEs, Frankfurt, April 2016. (Photo: M. Sailer, BY-NC-ND 3.0)

The purpose of Monica’s visit was to work on an online documentation of multiword expressions in Romanian  and on a collection of Romanian Negative Polarity Items (NPI) that is hosted by our department at https://www.englishlinguistics.
de/codii/.

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