Monthly Archives: March 2016

Seminar: Automatic Extraction and Translation of Multiword Expressions

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Speaker: Shiva Taslimipoor
Title:
Automatic Extraction and Translation of Multiword Expressions
Date and time: Wednesday, March 9th, 2pm
Room: MD083, City Campus

Abstract: Multiword expressions (MWEs) are defined as idiosyncratic interpretations that cross word boundaries or spaces, e.g. frying pan, take a look and take part. They have distinct syntactic and semantic properties that call for special treatment within a computational system. Continue reading

Farewell and good luck Georgiana…

GeorgianaIt is with a heavy heart that we say goodbye to RGCL Researcher Dr Georgiana Marsic who has left the research group for pastures new. She would like to send the following message to all of her friends and colleagues…

“I have been a member of RGCL for more than 12 years, and throughout this time I have gained a tremendous amount of knowledge, but most importantly I got the chance to meet, collaborate and become friends with many wonderful people. I will never forget my time at the University of Wolverhampton, and I will miss this group dearly!”

We wish you all the best Georgiana. Keep in touch!

The Rise of Cyberbullying

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The advent of social networking has undoubtedly changed the way the world communicates. No longer do we need to resign ourselves to the fact that we will lose touch with our college friends after graduation, or fear that if our kids move too far from home we won’t see our grandchildren grow up. In a few clicks of a button we can see, hear and talk to our hearts desires. However for all the positives these new mediums have brought about there is a dark underside called cyberbullying that has taken previous forms of harassment to a whole new level. Continue reading