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Slándáil at NLP 4 CMC Workshop at GSCL 2015 (Essen, Germany / September 29, 2015)

  Sabine Gründer-Fahrer and Antje Schlaf from InfAI have presented their paper ’Modes of Communication in Social Media for Emergency Management’ at the 2nd Workshop on Natural Language Processing for Computer-Mediated Communication / Social Media at the International Conference of the German Society for Computer Linguistics and Language Technology in Essen.  

Slándáil Lexicon Validated against EU Best Practice

On September 30 2015, Slandail team announced the completion of Milestone 32 (MS32). The objective of MS32 is to collect feedback from partners and carry out a critical review of ontologies, validating them against EU Best Practice to ensure that the lexicon reaches an international standard. In order to organise the lexicon extracted from our […]

Slándáil Strategic Advisory Board Meet in Dublin

The Strategic Advisory Board (SAB) for Slándáil has met with the project coordinator in Trinity College Dublin on October 5th, 2015. This meeting was arranged to gain an overview and response to project progress to date from the board. The SAB has three members, each with an area of expertise relevant to the project. Prof. […]

Terminology Workshop Hosted at Trinity College Dublin

On September 14 2015, a terminology workshop in the was hosted by Slándáil in the Small Conference Room, O’Reilly Institute, Trinity College. This workshop has allowed researchers in the project to assess our own terminology standards and to look into how terminology can further benefit our project (see our featured post on terminology for more […]

Save The Date! Communication Floods Conference 2015 || Organised with Support from Slándáil

The European Institute for Journalism and Communication Research (EIJC) is pleased to announce the date for the International Conference on Crisis Communication during the flood disasters 2002 and 2013 in Saxony, which will take place at the Mediacampus Leipzig on Friday, 6 November 2015. It is organized with support from the Slándáil partner Institute for […]

Slándáil at SWDM’15: Trust, Social Media and Emergency Management

The Slándáil project presented a paper at the 3rd International Workshop on Social Web for Disaster Management (SWDM ’15), co-located with the 24th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2015), on 18 May 2015 in Florence, Italy. The title of the paper was ‘Trust-Building through Social Media Communications in Disaster Management’ authored by Maria Grazia […]

Feature: Using Words to Save Lives – Terminology and Technology

Words are valuable, powerful and useful. Great speeches have changed nations; printed newspapers have bankrupted moguls. It seems apt that words have become the cornerstone of 21st Century Technology, with search engines like Google creating vast algorithms that cleverly relate terms to one another or find information based on key-words. Slándáil has been working on […]