More than 700 of the world’s leading language technology experts will converge in Dublin this week (25-29 August 2014) for COLING 2014, the premier international forum for the presentation of the latest research results and the demonstration of new systems and techniques in the field of computational linguistics. COLING 2014, the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, is organised by the CNGL Centre for Global Intelligent Content and hosted at The Helix, Dublin City University. Language processing experts from 54 countries will gather to review the latest research findings in the computational linguistics field, and to celebrate what has become a multi-billion euro sector.
The Irish AIPO Team clinched it's first medal in five years at the prestigious International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) with Richard Tynan being awarded a Bronze medal after two days of fiercely competitive programming among 311 high school students from around the world.
The All-Ireland Programming Olympiad team were selected after an intense 3 day training camp held here in the School of Computing. Richard, along with Daniel Mulcahy, Áron Hoffman, Conor Griffin and team leaders, Gary Conway and Ximo Planells flew to hot and humid Taiwan last week for a week of advanced algorithmic problem solving, cultural trips and A/C chasing.
The CNGL Centre for Global Intelligent Content at DCU and Microsoft Research have collaborated to develop a live tweet translation streaming service for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
700 Natural Language specialists are to visit Dublin for the CNGL-hosted COLING 2014 Conference, which will run from 23-29 August at The Helix, DCU. COLING 2014 - the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics - promises a stimulating programme reporting latest advances in computational linguistics. The event covers a broad spectrum of technical areas relating to natural language and computation.