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The computational linguistics seminars usually take place on Fridays at 1.15 pm in room 9-3042, while group meetings and reading groups take place at 11.00.
Exceptions are made when the department board has its meetings. These Fridays, there is only a seminar or a group meeting at 1.15 pm.

You can find suggestions for reading group articles on the google doc.

For questions about this page, contact Marie Dubremetz.

Spring 2017

DateTimeProgramRoom
3 Feb13.15-14.30Harald Hammarström: Extracting Grammar from Grammars:
From Raw-Text Descriptions to Grammatical Characteristics of the Languages of the World.
9-3042
10 Feb11.00-12.00Reading Group, Marie Dubremetz Patterns of Wisdom: Discourse-Level Style in Multi-Sentence Quotations 9-2029
10 Feb13.15-14.30Oscar Täckström9-3042
13 Feb14.15-16.00(Obs:Monday 14:15!)Yoav Goldberg: Doing Stuff with LSTMs
9-3042
17 Feb11.00-12.00Group Meeting
9-2029
17 Feb13.15-14.30Yoav Goldberg: Doing Stuff with LSTMs
9-3042
24 Feb11.00-12.00Group Meeting
9-2029
24 Feb13.15-14.30
9-3042
3 Mar11.00-12.00Group Meeting
9-2029
3 Mar13.15-14.30Christian Hardmeier: Neural Pronoun Models for Machine Translation9-3042
10 Mar13.15-14.30
9-3042
17 Mar11.00-12.00Reading Group, Miryam de Lhoneux: Assessing the Ability of LSTMs to Learn Syntax-Sensitive Dependencies9-2029
17 Mar13.15-14.30
9-3042
24 Mar11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
24 Mar13.15-14.30
9-3042
31 Mar11.00-12.00Reading Group, Yan Shao: Recurrent Neural Network Grammars9-2029
31 Mar13.15-14.30Joakim Nivre: Universal Dependencies - Dubious Linguistics and Crappy Parsing?
2-1077
7 Avr11.00-12.00Group Meeting
9-2029
7 Avr13.15-14.30
9-3042
14 Avr11.00-12.00(långfredagen/easter)9-2029
14 Avr13.15-14.30(långfredagen/easter)9-3042
21 Avr13.15-14.30
9-3042
28 Avr11.00-12.00Reading Group:Postponed9-2029
28 Avr13.15-14.30
9-3042
5 May11.00-12.00Group Meeting Cancelled: KoF meeting.
9-2029
5 May13.15-14.30
9-3042
12 May11.00-12.00Reading Group, Ali Basirat: Dependency-Based Word Embedding
9-2029
12 May13.15-14.30 9-3042
18 May14.00-17:00(obs! Thursday 14.00) Mini-workshop
2-0027
19 May11.00-12.00Reading Group, Gongbo Tang: Convolutional Sequence to Sequence Learning9-2029
19 May13.15-14.30Marion Di Marco: Using Morpho-Syntactic and Semantic Information to Improve Statistical Machine
9-3042
26 May11.00-12.00(Ascension)9-2029
26 May13.15-14.30(Ascension)9-3042
2 Jun13.15-14.30
9-3042
9 Jun11.00-12.00Group Meeting
9-2029
9 Jun13.15-14.30Seminar: Marie Dubremetz
16 Jun11.00-12.00Group Meeting
9-2029
16 Jun13.15-14.30Miryam De Lhoneux: UD parsing in the era of deep learning: some preliminary work and a research proposal.
9-3042

Autumn 2016

DateTimeProgramRoom
2 Sep11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
2 Sep13.15-14.30Tomas Wilkinson: Word Embeddings9-3042
9 sep11.00-12.00Reading Group, Joakim Nivre, Dependency Annotation Choices: Assessing Theoretical and Practical Issues of Universal Dependencies 9-2029
9 Sep13.15-14.30Yan Shao, Applying Neural Networks to Heterogeneous Sequence Processing9-3042
14 Sep10-12Chris Dyer: Deep Learning tutorial9-3068
14 Sep14-16Chris Dyer: Deep Learning tutorial9-3068
15 Sep10-12Chris Dyer: Deep Learning tutorial6-K1031
15 Sep14-16Chris Dyer: Deep Learning tutorialTuring
16 Sep10-12Chris Dyer: Deep Learning tutorialTuring
16 Sep14-16Chris Dyer: Deep Learning tutorialTuring
23 Sep13.15-14.30Sara Stymne and Sharid Loaiciga, WMT 2016 Shared Task on Cross-lingual Pronoun Prediction9-3042
27 Sep11.00-12.30(Obs! Tuesday 11:00) Jordan Boyd Graber9-3068
30 sep11.00-12.00Reading Group, Yan Shao, End-to-end Sequence Labelling via Bi-directional LSTM-CNNs-CRF 9-2029
30 Sep13.15-14.30
9-3042
7 Oct11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
7 Oct13.15-14.30
9-3042
14 oct11.00-12.00Reading Group,9-2029
14 Oct13.15-14.30Simon Hengchen: Topic modelling:theory and application.
9-3042
21 Oct11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
21 Oct13.15-14.30Stefanie Dipper9-3042
28 oct11.00-12.00Reading Group,Miryam de Lhoneux Many Languages, One Parser. 9-2029
28 Oct13.30-14.30(Obs! 13:30)Amir More: Joint Morpho-Syntactic Processing of Morphologically Rich Languages in a Transition-Based Framework 9-3042
4 Nov13.15-14.30Prasanth Kolachina and Aarne Ranta, Converting between UD and GF 9-3042
11 Nov11.00-12.00Reading Group, 9-2029
11 Nov13.15-14.30 Ali Basirat 9-3042
18 Nov13.15-14.30
9-3042
25 Nov13.15-14.30Lisa Kaati, "Finding the needles- analysing data from (the dark side of) internet 9-3042
2 dec11.00-12.00Reading Group, 9-2029
2 Dec13.15-14.30Group Meeting Q&R 17 9-3042
9 Dec11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
9 Dec13.15-14.30
9-3042
16 Dec11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
16 Dec13.15-14.30
9-3042

Spring 2016

DateTimeProgramRoom
22 Jan11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
22 Jan13.15-14.30Sharid Lo�iciga: Verb tenses and pronominal anaphora in Machine Translation9-3042
28 Jan (Thursday!)13.15-14.30Liane Guillou: Incorporating Pronoun Function into Statistical Machine Translation9-2029
29 Jan11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
5 Feb11.00-12.00Reading Group, Ali Basirat: GloVe: Global Vectors for Word Representation9-2029
5 Feb13.15-14.30
9-3042
12 Feb11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
12 Feb13.15-14.30Arianna Bisazza: Neural language modeling meets linguistic intuition9-3042
19 Feb13.15-14.30Group Meeting9-3042
26 Feb11.00-12.00Reading Group, Yan Shao9-3042
26 Feb13.15-14.30Karin Sim Smith: The Trouble with Machine Translation Coherence9-3042
4 Mar13.15-16.45Pre-defense lectures on language technology and history7-0043
5 Mar (Saturday!)10.15-13.00Eva Pettersson: Thesis DefenseIhre
11 Mar11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-3042
11 Mar13.15-14.30
9-3042
18 Mar11.00-12.00Reading Group, Miryam de Lhoneux: Randomized Greedy Inference for Joint Segmentation, POS Tagging and Dependency Parsing9-3042
18 Mar13.15-14.30Birgitta Hellqvist: The French gerund and the Swedish syntactic correspondences in a parallel corpus9-3042
1 Apr11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-3068
1 Apr13.15-14.30
9-3042
8 Apr11.00-12.00Reading Group, Fabienne Cap: A Joint Dependency Model of Morphological and Syntactic Structure for Statistical Machine Translation9-3068
8 Apr13.15-14.30
9-3042
14 Apr13.15-14.30Dag Haug: Digital methods in Greek historical linguistics (seminar hosted by Greek and Byzantine Studies)9-3042
15 Apr13.15-14.30Reserved (Provf�rel�sningar i lingvistik)9-3042
22 Apr11.00-12.00Group Meeting2K-1072
22 Apr13.15-14.30
9-3042
29 Apr11.00-12.00Reading Group, Marie Dubremetz: Generating a controlled language2-K1072
29 Apr13.15-14.30Eszter Simon: Challenges of processing cultural heritage data -- Introducing the Old Hungarian Corpus9-3042
13 May11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-3042
13 May13.15-14.30Marie Dubremetz: Syntax Matters for Rhetorical Structure - The Case of Chiasmus9-3042
20 May11.00-12.00Reading Group, Yan Shao: Long Short-Term Memory Neural Networks for Chinese Word Segmentation9-3068
20 May13.15-14.30
9-3042
27 May11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-3068
27 May13.15-14.30
9-3042
3 Jun13.15-14.30Fabienne Cap: Morphological Processing for English to Finnish SMT9-3042
7 Jun (Tuesday!)13.15-14.30Miryam de Lhoneux: Tree Transformations for Parsing - 2 Case Studies9-3042
10 Jun11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029

Fall 2015

DateTimeProgramRoom
4 Sep13.15-14.30Sarah Kohail: Unsupervised Topic-Specific Domain Dependency Graphs9-3042
11 Sep11.00-12.00Reading Group Introduction9-3068
11 Sep13.15-14.30Kaja Dobrovoljc: A corpus-driven description of multi-word discourse markers in speech9-3042
18 Sep11.00-12.00Reading Group, Ali Basirat: Reducing the dimensionality of data with neural networks9-1016
18 Sep13.15-14.30
9-3042
25 Sep13.15-14.30
9-3042
2 Oct11.00-12.00Reading Group, Marie Dubremetz: A Computational Analysis of Style, Affect, and Imagery in Contemporary Poetry2-0025
2 Oct13.15-14.30Be�ta Megyesi: DECODE: Automatic Decoding of Historical Manuscripts9-3042
9 Oct11.00-12.00Group Meeting2-0025
9 Oct13.15-14.30Eleri Aedmaa: Combining linguistic and statistical methods for the extraction of Estonian multi-word expressions9-3042
16 Oct11.00-12.00Reading Group, Kaja Dobrovoljc: Automatically Categorizing Written Texts by Author Gender2-0027
16 Oct13.15-14.30Zeljko Agic: NLP for truly under-resourced languages9-3042
23 Oct11.00-12.00Group Meeting2-0025
23 Oct13.15-14.30
9-3042
30 Oct13.15-14.30
9-2029
6 Nov13.15-14.30
9-3042
13 Nov13.15-14.30Reading Group, Miryam de Lhoneux: A Fast and Accurate Dependency Parser using Neural Networks9-3042
20 Nov11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-3068
20 Nov13.15-14.30Navid Hemmati: Yet Another Dependency Treebank for Persian: Whys and Hows9-3042
25 Nov15.15-16.30Eva Martinez Garcia: Translating Formal tweets Using Context Information9-3068
27 Nov13.15-15.00Eva Pettersson: slutseminarium (Final Seminar/Mock Defense)9-3042
4 Dec11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-3068
4 Dec13.15-14.30
9-3042
11 Dec11.00-12.00Reading Group, Christian Hardmeier: Document Context Language Models9-3068
11 Dec13.15-14.30Yan Shao: Summarising Answers for German Community Question-Answering System9-3042
18 Dec11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-3068
18 Dec13.15-14.30
9-3042

Spring 2015

DateProgramRoom
09/01
9-3042
16/01
9-3042
23/01
9-3042
30/01
9-3042
06/02
9-3042
13/02Yannick Versley: Discontinuous Parsing 9-3042
19/02 Please note: ThursdayOscar T�ckstr�m: Efficient Constrained Inference and Structured Neural Networks for Semantic Role Labeling 9-1016
27/02
9-3042
06/03Eva Pettersson9-3042
13/03
9-3042
20/03Karin Friberg Heppin: Exploiting FrameNet for Swedish - Can it be done? 9-3042
27/03Gintar� Grigonyt�: Surprisal for Measuring the Formulaicity in Learner Language 9-3042
03/04L�ngfredag
10/04Maria Skeppstedt: Building blocks for information extraction from medical texts 9-3042
17/04
9-3042
23/04 Please note: ThursdayFilip Ginter: Search in billion token parsebanks 9-1017
24/04

01/05F�rsta maj
06/05 Please note: Wednesday Hima Bindu M: Cognition and Computational Modeling 9-3042
08/05Robert �stling: Bayesian models for word alignment 9-3042
15/05Kl�mdag
22/05

25/05 Please note: MondayMarie Dubremetz and Aaron Smith (dry runs)9-3042
26/05 Please note: Tuesday Workshop on Computational Linguistics7-0043
27/05 Please note: WednesdayMojgan Seraji: PhD DefenseUhus/IX
29/05Yan Shao9-3042
05/06
9-3042
12/06
9-2029

Spring 2014

DateProgramRoom
10/01
9-3042
17/01
9-3042
24/01Johanna Bj�rklund and Henrik Bj�rklund: Applications of Theoretical Computer Science in Language Technology 9-3042
31/01Meeting for planning the Swedish Language Technology Conference9-3042
07/02
9-3042
14/02Matteo Magnani: Recent Trends in the Analysis of Online Social Networks: A Socio-technical and Multi-dimensional Perspective9-3042
21/02
9-1016
28/02J�rg Tiedemann: Treebank Translation9-3042
07/03Sara Stymne: Estimating Word Alignment Quality for SMT Reordering Tasks9-3042
14/03J�rg Tiedemann and Joakim Nivre: Report from Dagstuhl Seminar9-3042
21/03Christian Hardmeier: Discourse in Statistical Machine Translation 9-3042
28/03
9-3042
04/04 Ali Basirat9-3042
11/04
9-3042
18/04L�ngfredag
23/04 Please note: Wednesday Marco Lui: Generalized Language Identification [Slides] 9-1017
24/04 Please note: Thursday Bharat Ram Ambati: Improving Dependency Parsers Using Combinatory Categorial Grammar 9-2029
02/05Kl�mdag
07/05 Please note: WednesdayEdward Klyshinsky: Developing a Database of Selectional Preferences for the Russian Language 9-1017
09/05Maria Kvist and Kelly Smith: Automated Translation of Medical Records into General Swedish [Slides] and [Slides] 9-3042
16/05 Reading Group (Joakim): Efficient Estimation of Word Representations in Vector Space 9-3042
23/05 Reading Group (J�rg): Exploiting Similarities among Languages for Machine Translation and Joint word2vec Networks for Bilingual Semantic Representations 9-3042
30/05Kl�mdag
06/06Nationaldagen
13/06 Workshop on Translation and DiscourseGeijer-salen
14/06 Christian Hardmeier: PhD DefenseUniversitetshuset sal X

Fall 2014

DateProgramRoom
1/9 Joel Tetreault: Automated Grammatical Error Correction for Language Learners 9-3042
5/9
9-3042
12/9 Report from conferences and summer schools 9-3042
19/9
9-3042
26/9 Meghdad Farahmand: Multiword Expressions 9-3042
3/10
9-3042
10/10 Michael Dunn: Computational phylogenetics: a new path to linguistic typology 9-3042
17/10
9-3042
24/10 Please note: 10:15 Sadik Bessou: Arabic Morphological Analysis for Rule Based Machine Translation 9-3042
31/10 Alicia Forn�s: Recognition of Historical Handwritten Documents: The Marriage Licenses Books of the Cathedral of Barcelona 9-3042
7/11Meeting to discuss PhD education9-3042
14/11Swedish Language Technology Conference (Nov13-14) 9-3042
21/11Graeme Hirst: Automatically Identifying Ideology, Argumentation Schemes, and Discourse Structure in Parliamentary Text 9-3042
28/11Barbara Plank: Learning to tag (*and parse) under sample bias and annotation bias 9-3042
5/12
9-3042
12/12 Mattias Nilsson: Screening for dyslexia using eye tracking during reading 9-3042
19/12Mojgan Seraji (final seminar) 9-3042

Spring 2013

DateProgram
18/1Angelina Ivanova: Parsability of Three Dependency Schemes
25/1Reading Group (Joakim)
1/2Planning Z�rich
8/2Joakim Nivre: Adventures in Parsing Land
15/2Reading Group (Mats)
22/2Yvonne Adesam: Exploring the Past -- Language Technology for Old Swedish Corpora
1/3Mojgan Seraji
8/3Oscar T�ckstr�m (final seminar) [14.15]
15/3Christian Hardmeier
22/3
29/3L�ngfredag
5/4Reading Group (Sara)
12/4Anna Wingkvist, Morgan Ericson och Welf L�we
19/4Sumithra Velupillai
26/4Kevin Knight
3/5Jurgita Kapociute-Dzikiene
11/5Kristi himmelsf�rd
18/5
25/5(NODALIDA)
7/6Kl�mdag
14/6

Fall 2013

DateProgramRoom
30/8Report from conferences and summer schools9-3042
6/9 Phillip Alday: Semantic Dependency Parsing - A Neurocomputational Perspective 9-3042
13/9Laura Kallmeyer: Tree Wrapping for Role and Reference Grammar9-3042
20/9Marco Kuhlmann: Direct Parsing to Directed Graphs 9-3042
27/9Marie Dubremetz9-3042
4/10Reading Group (Joakim): Offspring from Reproduction Problems: What Replication Failure Teaches Us 9-3042
11/10Reading Group (J�rg): ''Poetic'' Statistical Machine Translation: Rhyme and Meter 9-3042
18/10
9-3042
25/10
9-3042
1/11
9-3042
8/11Joakim Nivre: Training Deterministic Parsers Using Non-Deterministic Oracles 9-3042
15/11Reading Group: Breaking Out of Local Optima with Count Transforms and Model Recombination: A Study in Grammar Induction 9-3042
22/11
9-3042
29/11Pierre Nugues: Semantic Parsing and Applications9-3042
6/12
9-3042
13/12
9-3042
20/12Hercules Dalianis: Detection of Hospital Acquired Infections using text and data in Swedish patient records 9-3042