Joint Conference SwissText & KONVENS
will take place on June 23-25 2020 in Zurich.
- 23 June 2020: Workshops, Tutorials, GermEval Evaluation Campaign
- 24 – 25 June 2020: Main Conference (Scientific Track, Applied Track, Demo Track, Posters, …)
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Keynote Speakers 2020
Roberto Navigli is a full professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Sapienza University of Rome and a co-founder of Babelscape. He is an expert in multilingual Natural Language Processing and the creator of BabelNet, a popular multilingual knowledge graph and encyclopedic dictionary. He is one of the few researchers in Europe to have received two ERC grants.
Anya Belz is Professor of Computer Science at the University of Brighton, UK. Belz’s research is in the intersection of Machine Learning and NLP, spanning both text generation and text analysis. She is best known for her work on statistical NLG, and on evaluation of automatically generated text. Belz spearheaded the introduction of comparative and competitive evaluation in NLG, chairing the Generation Challenges series of shared tasks 2007–2012 and continuing to co-organise the Multilingual Surface Realisation shared task. Other research has included text generation for image description, knowledge extraction from user-generated text, and NLG and NLA for automated journalism.
Holger Schwenk is a Research Scientist at Facebook AI Research in Paris focusing on Deep Learning for cross-lingual representations and parallel resources. Previously he was founder and Scientific Director of DeepLingo working on customised machine translation engines. Further assignments included: professor at the University of Le Mans from 2007 to 2015 and researcher at MateCat. Holger Schwenk was an early advocate of using neural networks for language modelling and machine translation.