NWR Paper Nominated for Best Paper at ACL

The paper “Offspring from Reproduction Problems: What Replication Failure Teaches Us” which was co-authored by NewsReader team members Antske Fokkens, Marieke van Erp and Piek Vossen was runner up for the best paper award at ACL 2013 last week. In the paper, difficulties in reproducibility of prior research tools and experiments are addressed. Many researchers have come across cases where they had wanted to reuse an approach described in a research paper but found out that it was very difficult…

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Knowledge Store Paper accepted at the 7th IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing

The following paper, describing the design of the Knowledge Store for NewsReader, has been accepted as full regular paper at the 7th IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC), to be held in Irvine, CA, USA, September 16-18, 2013: Francesco Corcoglioniti, Marco Rospocher, Roldano Cattoni, Bernardo Magnini, Luciano Serafini – Interlinking Unstructured and Structured Knowledge in an Integrated Framework, In 7th IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC), Irvine, CA, USA, 2013.

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First NewsReader publication: GAF: Grounded Annotation Framework

At NewsReader we’ve been working hard since the kick-off to set up the infrastructure for the project. One of the most important things that we needed to get done as soon as possible was to agree on an annotation format, so we can get going on building an evaluation data set. The result of close collaboration between the research partners resulted in the Grounded Annotation Framework (GAF). This framework consists of two layers, linguistic layer, and a semantic layer, to…

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