The Meaning of Word Sense Disambiguation Research

After five years of my Spinoza project Understanding-Language-By-Machines, I am very pleased to inform you that today the first of 6 PhD’s is going to defend his thesis, entitled: “The meaning of word-sense-disambiguation research”, by Marten Postma. A fascinating report that reflects on more than 15 years of research to understand the meaning of language. READ MORE

— SemEval-2018 Task: Counting Events and Participants in the Long Tail

Marten Postma, Filip Ilievski, and Piek Vossen from CLTL are hosting task 5 at SemEval-2018, entitled “Counting Events and Participants within Highly Ambiguous Data covering a very Long Tail”. This is a “referential quantification” task that requires systems to establish the meaning, reference and identity of events and participants in news articles. The task data (texts READ MORE