We’re hiring!

There are several projects that will start during spring 2018. One of them is the ERC-funded project Found in Translation (FoTran). We are currently looking for motivated people with a background in computational linguistics or computer science to join our team. Please, get in touch with us (via e-mail to jorg.tiedemann at helsinki.fi) if you are interested in doing your post-doctoral research or a PhD within the scope of the project!

We are also looking for a university lecturer in language technology. More information about this positions is available from the university’s job opportunity page.

Shared Task: Cross-lingual Pronoun Prediction

We organise a shared task on cross-lingual pronoun prediction at the first conference on machine translation (WMT2016) in connection with ACL 2016 in Berlin. All information can be found at the following website. Make sure that you don’t miss the deadlines in case you’d like to participate! The training data is out already.

Important dates are:

  • Release of training data: 2nd February 2016
  • Test data released: 4th April 2016
  • System submission deadline: 11th April 2016
  • Paper submission deadline: 8th May 2016
  • Notification of acceptance: 5th June 2016
  • Camera-ready deadline: 22nd June 2016

Everyone can participate! You only need to build a classifier for the given tasks!