The computational linguistics seminars usually take place on Fridays at 13.15 pm in room 9-3042, while group meetings and reading groups take place at 11.00. Exceptions are made when the department board has its meetings. These Fridays, there is only a seminar or a group meeting at 13.15 pm.

You can find suggestions for reading group articles on the google doc. Our seminar schedule up to Spring 2017 can be found here.

For questions about this page, contact Miryam de Lhoneux.

Autumn 2019

Date    Time           ProgramRoom  
22 Aug (Thu) 13:00-14.00SyntaxFest practice talk9-3042
23 Aug13:15-15.00Mock defence: Miryam de Lhoneux9-3042
6 Sep11:00-12.00(Styrelse)9-2029
6 Sep13:15-15.00Seminar: Artur Kulmizev, Three Case Studies in Computational Linguistics9-3042
13 Sep13:15-15.00Reports from conferences and summer schools9-3042
20 Sep11:00-12.00Reading group: Artur Kulmizev Information-theoretic locality properties of natural language9-2029
27 Sep11:00-12.00Reading group: Gongbo Tang9-2029
4 Oct11:00-12.00Group meeting9-2029
4 Oct13:15-15.00Seminar: Oliver Glant, Language Technology in Law Enforcement6-0031
9 Oct (Wed)13:15-15.00Seminar: Roni Katzir 22-1017
18 Oct11:00-12.00(Styrelse)9-2029
25 Oct11:00-12.00Reading group: Miryam de Lhoneux9-2029
25 Oct13:15-15.00Seminar: Gongbo Tang9-3042
1 Nov11:00-12.00Group meeting9-2029
15 Nov11:00-12.00Reading group: Ali Basirat9-2029
22 Nov11:00-12.00Reading group: Ellinor Lindqvist9-2029
25 Nov (Mon)13:15-15.00PhD defence: Miryam de LhoneuxBertil Hammer Blåsenhus
26 Nov (Tue)10:15-14.00Workshop in Language Technology 16-0043
29 Nov11:00-12.00(Styrelse)9-2029
6 Dec11:00-12.00Group meeting9-2029
6 Dec13:15-15.00Staffan Larsson9-3042
13 Dec11:00-12.00Reading group9-2029
13 Dec13:15-15.00Seminar: Beáta Megyesi, DECRYPT: Decryption of Historical Manuscripts9-3042


Spring 2019

Date    Time           ProgramRoom  
25 Jan11:00-12.00Group meeting9-2029
25 Jan13:15-15.00Seminar: Gong Zhengxian, Research on Some Key Aspects of Document-level Neural Machine Translation 9-3042
1 Feb11:00-12.00(Styrelse)9-2029
1 Feb13:15-15.00Seminar: Måns Magnusson9-3042
8 Feb11:00-12.00Reading group: Miryam de Lhoneux Analysis Methods in Neural Language Processing: A Survey9-2029
8 Feb13:15-15.00Seminar: Marc Tang, Predicting speech errors in Mandarin based on word frequency9-3042
15 Feb11:00-12.00Group meeting9-2029
15 Feb13:15-15.00Seminar: Harald Hammarström, Deep and Shallow in Automated Cognate Detection 9-3042
22 Feb11:00-12.00Reading group: Joakim Nivre Stack-Pointer Networks for Dependency Parsing9-2029
22 Feb13:15-15.00Seminar: Staffan Truvé, How to build a threat intelligence machine9-3042
1 Mar11:00-12.00Reading group: Artur Kulmizev StructVAE: Tree-structured Latent Variable Models for Semi-supervised Semantic Parsing 9-2029
1 Mar13:15-15.00ACL paper clinic9-3042
8 Mar11:00-12.00(Styrelse)9-2029
8 Mar13:15-16:15 Lectures on linguistics and language technology6-0031
15 Mar11:00-12.00Reading group: Gongbo Tang Context-Aware Self-Attention Networks 9-2029
15 Mar13:15-15.00Seminar: Sasha Berdicevskis, Do morphological oppositions obey the principle of least effort? Quantitative evidence from 60 languages 9-3042
22 Mar11:00-12.00Group meeting9-2029
22 Mar13:15-15.00Seminar: Isabelle Augenstein, Natural Language Understanding with Limited Training Data9-3042
29 Mar11:00-12.00Reading group9-2029
29 Mar13:15-15.00Seminar: Ryan Cotterell, Mitigating Gender Bias in Morphologically Rich Languages 9-3042
5 Apr11:00-12.00Group meeting9-2029
5 Apr13:15-15.00Seminar: Paola Merlo, Probing word and sentence embeddings for long-distance dependencies effects in French and English9-3042
12 Apr11:00-12.00(Styrelse)9-2029
12 Apr13:15-15.00Seminar: Bill Croft, Linguistic Typology Meets Universal Dependencies: Issues in Teaching and Annotating Syntax7-0042
19 Apr13.15-15.00Easter9-3042
26 Apr11:00-12.00Reading group: Christian Hardmeier, Comparative concepts and language-specific categories: Theory and practice (see email for pdf)9-2029
26 Apr13:15-15.00Seminar: Dirk Hovy, Hidden Biases. Ethical Issues in NLP, and What to Do about Them9-3042
3 May11:00-12.00Reading group, Artur Kulmizev A Structural Probe for Finding Syntax in Word Representations9-2029
3 May13:15-15.00Seminar: Shalom Lappin, Modelling the Influence of Context on Sentence Acceptability9-3042
10 May11:00-12.00Group meeting9-2029
17 May11:00-12.00EMNLP paper clinic 9-2029
17 May13:15-15.00Seminar: Jamie Henderson, Learning Vector Representations of Abstraction with Entailment-Based Distributional Semantics9-3042
24 May11:00-12.00(Styrelse)9-2029
31 May13.15-15.00Ascension9-3042
7 Jun13.15-15.00National Holiday9-3042
14 Jun11:00-12.00Group meeting9-2029


Autumn 2018

Date    Time           ProgramRoom  
31 Aug13:15-15:00Group Meeting9-3042
7 Sep15:15-17.00Seminar: Devdatt Dubhashi9-3042
8 Sep10:15Ali Basirat, Thesis Defence: Principal Word VectorsHumanistiska teatern
14 Sep13:15-14:15Group Meeting9-3042
21 Sep13:15-15.00Seminar: Jussi Karlgren9-3042
28 Sep13:15-14.15Group Meeting9-3042
5 Oct13:15-15.00Seminar9-3042
12 Oct13:15-14.15Reading Group: Joakim Nivre Deep Contextualized Word Representations9-3042
19 Oct13:15-15.00Seminar: Gongbo Tang9-3042
26 Oct13:15-15.00Seminar: Practice Talks for EMNLP9-3042
2 NovNo Meeting (EMNLP)
9 NovNo Meeting (SLTC)
16 Nov 13:15-14.15Reading group, Gongbo Tang Uncovering divergent linguistic information in word embeddings with lessons for intrinsic and extrinsic evaluation9-3042
23 Nov13:15-15.00Seminar: David Vilares: Fast Natural Language Parsing9-3042
30 Nov 13:15-14.15Group Meeting9-3042
7 Dec 13:15-14.15Reading group9-3042
14 Dec 13:15-14.15Reading group9-3042


Spring 2018

Date    Time           ProgramRoom  
19 Jan11:00-12:00Group Meeting9-2029
19 Jan13:15-16:15Lectures on Language Technology22-0031
20 Jan10:15Marie Dubremetz, Thesis Defence: Detecting Rhetorical Figures Based on Repetition of Words: Chiasmus, Epanaphora, Epiphora.Humanistiska teatern
26 Jan11:00-12.00Reading group, Gongbo Tang What does attention in neural machine translation pay attention to?9-2029
26 Jan13.15-15.00Seminar9-3042
2 Feb11:00-12.00(Styrelse)9-2029
2 Feb13.15-15.00Seminar9-3042
9 Feb11:00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
9 Feb13.15-15.00Seminar: Robert Östling9-3042
14 Feb13.15-15.00Mock defence: Ali Basirat9-3042
16 Feb11:00-12.00Reading group: Gongbo Tang Six Challenges for Neural Machine Translation 9-2029
16 Feb13.15-15.00Seminar: Sarah Allison9-3042
23 Feb11:00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
23 Feb13.15-15.00Seminar9-3042
2 Mar11:00-12.00Reading group: Yan Shao Learning structured prediction models: a large margin approach9-2029
2 Mar13.15-15.00Seminar: Eva Vanmassenhove9-3042
9 Mar11:00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
9 Mar13.15-15.00Seminar9-3042
16 Mar11:00-12.00Group Meeing9-2029
16 Mar13.15-15.00Mock defence: Yan Shao9-3042
23 Mar11:00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
23 Mar13.15-15.00Seminar: Gong Zhengxian 9-3042
30 Mar13.15-15.00Långfredag9-3042
6 Apr10:00-11:00Seminar: Ieva Bumbulienė9-2029
6 Apr11:00-12:00Reading Group: Yan Shao Achieving Human Parity on Automatic Chinese to English News Translation9-2029
6 Apr13.15-15.00Seminar: Margita Šoštarić9-3042
13 Apr11:00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
13 Apr13.15-15.00Seminar9-3042
19 Apr10.15-12.00Seminar: Ekaterina Lapshinova-Koltunski9-3042
20 Apr11:00-12.00(Styrelse)9-2029
20 Apr13.15-15.00Seminar: Stefan Eriksson. 9-3042
27 Apr11:00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
27 Apr13.15-15.00Seminar9-3042
4 May11:00-12.00Reading group: Miryam de Lhoneux, Colorless green recurrent networks dream hierarchically9-2029
4 May13.15-15.00Seminar9-3042
11 May13.15-15.00Kristi himmelsfärd9-3042
18 May11:00-12.00Reading group: Zhengxian Gong, Document Context Neural Machine Translation with Memory Networks9-2029
18 May13.15-15.00Seminar: Ildiko Pilán 9-3042
25 May11:00-12.00(Styrelse)9-2029
25 May13.15-15.00Seminar: Håvard Hegre 9-3042
1 June11:00-12.00Group meeting9-2029
1 June13.15-15.00Seminar: Dan Zeman 9-3042
8 JunWorkshop (Yan Shao)
9 JunPhD defence (Yan Shao)
11 Jun13.15-15.00Seminar: Miryam de Lhoneux9-3042
21 Sep13.15-15.00Seminar: Jussi Karlgren9-3042


Autumn 2017

Date    Time           ProgramRoom  
1 Sep11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
1 Sep13.15-15.00Seminar: Reports from conferences and summer schools9-3042
8 Sep11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
8 Sep13.15-15.00Seminar9-3042
15 Sep11.00-12.00Reading Group, Marie Dubremetz An Empirical Investigation of Statistical Significance in NLP9-2029
15 Sep13.15-15.00Michelle Waldispühl: Language internal and external factors for spelling variation in historical writing9-3042
22 Sep11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
22 Sep13.15-15.00Sharid Loaiciga: What is it? Disambiguating the different readings of the pronoun ‘it’9-3042
29 Sep11.00-12.00(Styrelse) 9-2029
29 Sep13.15-15.00Seminar: Yan Shao9-3042
6 Oct11.00-12.00Reading Group, Yan Shao: Show, Attend and Tell: Neural Image Caption Generation with Visual Attention9-2029
6 Oct13.15-15.00Seminar9-3042
13 Oct11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
13 Oct13.15-15.00Matteo Magnani: Structural analysis of online text networks3-0012
20 Oct11.00-12.00Reading Group, Gongb Tang: Attention Is All You Need 9-2029
20 Oct13.15-15.00Dave Zachariah: Learning sparse feature models with confidence9-3042
27 Oct11.00-12.00(Styrelse)9-2029
27 Oct13.15-15.00Gongbo Tang and Yan Shao: Chinese Separable Words in SMT 9-3042
3 Nov11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
3 Nov13.15-15.00Seminar9-3042
10 Nov11.00-12.00Reading Group, Ali Basirat: Information-Theory Interpretation of the Skip-Gram Negative-Sampling Objective Function9-2029
10 Nov13.15-15.00Seminar: Lasse Mårtensson and Fredrik Wahlberg9-3042
17 Nov11.00-12.00Group Meeting9-2029
17 Nov13.15-15.00Gongbo Tang: Recent advances in NMT and applying NMT models to spelling normalization task9-3042
24 Nov11.00-12.00(Styrelse)9-2029
24 Nov13.15-15.00Julia Udden: Incremental parsing of dependency grammar in the human brain: or 'how should we characterize sentence complexity’? 9-3042
1 Dec11.00-12.00Reading Group, Miryam de Lhoneux Johannes Bjerva and Isabelle Augenstein.(2017). Tracking Typological Traits of Uralic Languages in Distributed Language Representations.9-2029
1 Dec13.15-15.00Linda Andersson: The Essence of Patent Text Mining 9-3042
6 Dec10.15-12.00Seminar: Carlos Ramisch9-1016
8 Dec10.15-12.00Seminar: Hannah Rohde9-3042
8 Dec13.15-15.00Karl Berglund, Thesis defence: Mordens marknad. Litteratursociologiska studier i det tidiga 2000-talets svenska kriminallitteratur (in Swedish)6-1023
15 Dec11.00-12.00Reading Group canceled! 9-2029
15 Dec13.15-15.00Seminar9-3042