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Natural Language Processing

Seminar Lead: Dr Frédéric Blain

Here you will find details of our Research Seminars.  If you would like to be sent the meeting link, please contact April Harper, who will be able to provide you with log on details.  They provisionally take place on Wednesdays and Fridays.

The seminar series on Natural Language Processing will offer the opportunity to our students to hear from researchers and industry practitioners about the most recent developments in the field.  Among the research areas relevant to NLP, the seminar series shall cover work on machine translation, text categorisation and summarization, sentiment analysis, as well as some of its application, such as in fake news detection, healthcare, etc. 


— Upcoming Seminars in this series

DATe/timeSpeakerAffiliationTitle
23.11.21Valentina PyatkinBar Ilan UniversityA Medley of Event-Based Modality and Role Question Generation

— Past Seminars in this series

If you would like to read about past research seminars, they are detailed on the Blog Archive.

dateSpeakerAffiliationTitle
25.10.21George ChrysostomouUniversity of SheffieldImproving Explanations for Model Predictions
14.06.21Dr Sheila CastilhoADAPT CentreTowards Document-Level Human MT Evaluation: what have we learned so far?
07.06.21Dr Félix do CarmoUniversity of SurreyTranslation & technology: tension and interaction
24.05.21Dr Eva VanmassenhoveTilburg UniversityGender, Bias and Language Technology
17.05.21Dr Loic BarraultUniversity of Sheffield(Simultaneous) Multimodal Machine Translation
08.03.21
Dr Sanja StajnerReadableAIAutomatic Assessment of Conceptual Text Complexity Using Knowledge Graphs
01.10.20Tharindu RanasingheUniversity of WolverhamptonTransQuest: Translation Quality Estimation with Cross-lingual Transformers
07.07.20Dr Emad MohamedUniversity of WolverhamptonGender Profiling
02.0.7.20Dr Richard EvansUniversity of WolverhamptonText Simplification
25.06.20Dr Victoria YanevaNBME, USA &
University of Wolverhampton
Applying Behavioural Data to NLP Models: The Case of Eye Tracking
26.06.20Dr Marcos ZampieriRochester Institute of TechnologyOffensive Language Detection
18.06.20Dr Le An Ha University of WolverhamptonStatistical Significance Tests for NLP Applications
15.06.20Prof Ruslan MitkovUniversity of WolverhamptonNLP for Generation of Multiple-Choice Tests
11.06.20Hadeel SaadanyUniversity of WolverhamptonFake News Detection
09.06.20Zeeshan SayedIndiana UniversityDeep Learning for Language Generation
19.11.18Dr Sheila CastilhoADAPT CentreAttaining the Unattainable? Reassessing Claims of Human Parity in Neural Machine Translation