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Job opening: Postdoc in BioNLP

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Postdoc researcher Computational Linguistics (Biomedical Natural Language Processing) in the ACCUMULATE project

CLiPS Colloquium: Computational Story Generation

We are very pleased to invite you to the next CLiPS Colloquium.

Ben Verhoeven won third place at FameLab Belgium

On April 23rd, Ben Verhoeven participated in the regional heats of FameLab Belgium, a science communication competition organised by the British Council, in Ghent.

Honorary doctorate for Ed Hovy

On April 1st, 2015 the Faculty of Arts of the University of Antwerp has awarded Prof. Dr.

CLIN Journal - Call for papers

Everyone who had their abstract (presentation or poster or demo) accepted for CLIN 25, is hereby invited to submit a full paper of their contribution for volume 5 of the CLIN Journal. See http://www.clinjournal.org for the type of contribution that we welcome for the Journal.

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Chris Emmery wins STIL thesis award at CLIN25

Chris Emmery was one of the two recipients of the 2014 STIL thesis prize that was awarded at CLIN25.

Chris won the prize for his master thesis, titled 'Topic Modelling in Online Discussions" (supervised by dr. Menno van Zaanen, Tilburg University).

Succesful organisation of CLIN25

On 5 & 6 February 2015, CLiPS organised the 25th Meeting of Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands in Antwerp.

There were about 170 attendees who were presented with 60 oral presentations, almost 30 posters and demos and an invited talk by Tony Veale. On the first day, an overview of 25 years of CLIN was presented with 10 invited speakers and 4 panelists.

Chris Emmery wins Leo Coolen award for his master dissertation

Our new colleague in the AMiCA project Chris Emmery won the Leo Coolen award for his master dissertation "Topic modelling in online discussions" written under supervision of dr. Menno van Zaanen at Tilburg University. 

Walter Daelemans honored as ACL Fellow

The international Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) elected Walter Daelemans an ACL Fellow in 2014, “for significant contributions to the theory, methodology, and applications of machine learning of language." ACL Fellowships recognize computational linguists whose contributions to the field have been “most extraordinary”.

Mike Kestemont nominated for Eos Pipet 2014

CLiPS' dr. Mike Kestemont was nominated for the EOS Pipet 2014. This award is intended for promising young researchers and Mike is the only nominee from human sciences.

Read all about Mike's work on the EOS website [Dutch] or on his personal website.