The Luxembourg BabelNet Workshop, 2-3 March 2016

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*The Luxembourg BabelNet Workshop*
2-3 March, 2016, Luxembourg

Organized by:
EU Publications Office, European Commission, European Parliament

We are proud to announce the Luxembourg BabelNet workshop. This event
is a *technical
workshop on *BabelNet <>, the largest multilingual
encyclopedic dictionary and semantic network -- now also a huge knowledge
base -- covering 14 million concepts and named entities in 272 languages.
The workshop will take place over two days. The first day is a technical
guided tour, including industrial applications. The second day consists of
four case studies of resource mapping to BabelNet.

The workshop is *open* to all comers. It will be held in English and
attendance is *free, up to the room capacity*.

This is an IT technical workshop; the ideal background of participants
is *computer
science* and *natural language processing.* However, participants from
other backgrounds with an interest in the IT aspects of their specialty
(like authors, translators and publishers) should also benefit, though they
must be aware of the *technical IT nature* of the workshop. Regardless of
their background, participants will gain a deep understanding of BabelNet:
at least being able to properly use even the most advanced functionalities,
such as traversing the network, multilingual disambiguation and
high-performance mapping; perhaps capable of contributing at the conceptual
level; at the higher end, contribute and getting involved in the

*Confirmed Speakers*
* Roberto Navigli, Sapienza University of Rome (main speaker and creator of
* Asunción Gómez Pérez, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid


* Venue:*
Radoslaw Banas, Publications Office

* Program: *
M.T. Carrasco Benitez, European Commission

Rodolfo Maslias, European Parliament

Roberto Navigli
Dipartimento di Informatica
Sapienza University of Rome
Viale Regina Elena 295b (building G, second floor)
00161 Roma Italy
Phone: +39 0649255161 - Fax: +39 06 49918301
Home Page:

Received on Wednesday, 13 January 2016 08:11:07 UTC