NWR’s Enlighten Your Research 4 blog post

The NewsReader consortium is currently preparing a full proposal for Enlighten Your Research 4 (EYR4). Participating in EYR4 would provide us with more computing power, and also very important, advice from the experts running these big machines on how to best use this computing power. During the competition every finalist (i.e. team who made it […]

NERD-ML 2nd in MSM2013 Concept Extraction Challenge

Together with Giuseppe Rizzo and RaphaĆ«l Troncy from EURECOM, NewsReader team member Marieke van Erp participated in the MSM2013 Concept Extraction Challenge with a system called NERD-ML. This system was developed to identify and classify named entities in microposts (Tweets). Their system ranked 2nd in the challenge, only 0.01 points in F-score behind the best […]