Month: March 2016

Poster Session: Language & Computer Tech

Western University, North Campus Building, FIMS, Graduate Research Center (2nd floor) Tuesday, April 5th @ 9:00 – 11:50 a.m. You are invited to the end-of-course student poster session in which the participating students will be surveying and discussing Natural Language Processing applications and how they can be of use in libraries, or to information professionals Read More …

Podcast On Trolling by Yimin Chen

In this podcast (http://gradcastradio.podbean.com/e/gradcast-52-trolling-yimin-chen/), LiT.RL lab team member, Yimin Chen, traces the history of internet trolling and explores some of the problematic implications of this controversial subject. Below is a brief description from Yimin.”Broadly defined, “internet trolling” describes a spectrum of behaviours aimed at disrupting online communities and communications via inflammatory or provocative comments and Read More …

Invited Talk: From Data to Business Value

“From Data to Business Value: Principles, Technologies and Organizational Forms”An invited talk by Dimitri Popolov, PhD, Data Scientist & Architect at DataSkillTuesday, March 15th, @ 10:30-11:50, North Campus Building (NCB) #293  Outline:Principles of data processing from human-computer interaction viewpoint.Technologies.Current buzz words for data processing demystified. Organizations.What type of organization you might find yourself working for: IT Read More …

Keynote Talk: DECEPTION and Lie Spotting with Text Analytics

WISSLR 2016: Western Interdisciplinary Student Symposium on Language ResearchFriday March 4, 2016 @1:20-2:20 p.m.Western University, Arts and Humanities Building, 2R23 Keynote Speaker – Dr. Victoria Rubin “DECEPTION and Lie Spotting with Text Analytics”ABSTRACT: Dr. Victoria Rubin will explore and explain the many types of deception, how deception is studied in various disciplines, and which linguistic Read More …