The Helsinki-NLP paper on When to Laugh and How Hard? A Multimodal Approach to Detecting Humor and Its Intensity has been selected as one of the outstanding papers at the main conference of COLING 2022. Congratulations to Khalid Alnajjar and Mika Hämäläinen!
Helsinki-NLP received the 2022 Steven Krauwer award for CLARIN achievements for the work on open machine translation for Ukrainian. Thank you very much for this award but especially also thanks to everyone who contributed data, software and help with putting this all together! And let us continue to help people in need recognizing the importance of open and transparent language technology and the responsibilities we have in society. Thank you!
Thimothée Mickus from the Fotran team gave a talk in October in the Machine Learning Coffee Seminars on “Linear structures in Transformer Embedding Spaces”. The talk is available online.