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Lectures on Computational Linguistics

Rome, 6th-8th May 2020
Aula Leonardo

The 2020 edition of the Lectures on Computational Linguistics is a three-day event focused on some of the main topics in Computational Linguistics.
The event is primarily addressed to graduate students and PhD candidates, but welcomes all those who might be interested in the topics. Participation is free but subject to registration. The Lectures are organised by the Italian Association of Computational Linguistics (AILC) and the Department of Business Engineering of the University of Roma Tor Vergata.

Programme

6 May 2019 – Aula Leonardo – MacroArea Ingegneria, University of Rome, Tor Vergata

  • 14.30-15.00:    Opening – Roberto Basili (Univ. of Rome, Tor Vergata), Elisabetta Jezek (Univ. of Pavia), Bernardo Magnini (AILC President)
  • 15.00-17.15:    Linguistic Typology and Cross-Lingual NLP – Ivan Vulic (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
  • 17.15-17.30:    Coffee break
  • 17.30-18.00:    NLP Lab: Introductory Notes – Danilo Croce (Univ. of Rome, Tor Vergata, Italy)
  • 18.00-19.00:    Evening Speech – Roberto Navigli (Univ. of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy)
  • 19.00-20.00:    Opening drink

7 May 2019 – Aula Leonardo – MacroArea Ingegneria, University of Rome, Tor Vergata

  • 10.30-11.00:    Welcome reception
  • 11.00-13.00:    Symbolic, Distributed and Distributional Representations in the Era of Deep Learning – Fabio Massimo Zanzotto (Univ. of Rome, Tor Vergata, Italy)
  • 14.30-16.30:    Conversational Agents and Neural Learning – Ioannis Konstas (Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom)
  • 16.45-17.45:    Student presentations
  • 20.00:              Social dinner

8 May 2019 – Aula Leonardo – MacroArea Ingegneria, University of Rome, Tor Vergata

  • 09.30-11.30:    Analysis of Representations Emerging in Multilayer Recurrent Neural Networks – Grzegorz Chrupala  (Tilburg University, the Netherlands)
  • 11.45 -12.45:   Student presentations
  • 14.00-17.00:    Engineering a Simple NLP Application in One Afternoon – Danilo Croce (Univ. of Rome, Tor Vergata, Italy)
  • 16.00-16.30:    Closing

Students who might be interested in presenting what they are currently working on during the Students’ Presentations sessions are required to submit a 500-word abstract to info-lcl@fbk.eu within the deadline of April 8th 2020. Acceptance notices will be sent within April 17th.

Scientific Committee

Roberto Basili (University of Rome, Tor Vergata)
Felice Dell’Orletta (Institute for Computational Linguistics – CNR Pisa)
Elisabetta Jezek (University of Pavia)
Bernardo Magnini (Fondazione Bruno Kessler – Trento)
Johanna Monti (University of Naples L’Orientale)

Local organisers

Roberto Basili (Università di Roma, Tor Vergata)
Danilo Croce (Università di Roma, Tor Vergata)

Organising Committee

Anna Feltracco  (Wonderflow – Trento)
Manuela Speranza (Fondazione Bruno Kessler – Trento)

Contact: info-lcl@fbk.eu