World’s top language technology experts converge in Dublin to share latest research breakthroughs at COLING 2014

More than 700 of the world’s leading language technology experts will converge in Dublin this week (25-29 August 2014) for COLING 2014, the premier international forum for the presentation of the latest research results and the demonstration of new systems and techniques in the field of computational linguistics.

Xanadu Consultancy and CNGL partner to deliver unique customer experience through personalised and relevant content

Cork-based Xanadu Consultancy is partnering with CNGL to drive sales and provide clients with a unique customer experience through the delivery of personalised and relevant content. In collaboration with Xanadu, CNGL has developed an automated solution that can deliver personalised content, tailored to customer needs and interests on high-transactional and real-time systems. The strategic project

DCU to launch Masters Specialism in Human Language Technology

DCU School of Computing is to launch a new specialist track in Human Language Technology (HLT) on its MSc in Computing programme. Reflecting Ireland’s global leadership in language technology, the new Major has been developed in close collaboration with experts at the CNGL Centre for Global Intelligent Content, which is co-hosted by DCU and Trinity College Dublin.

CNGL and Microsoft Research deliver ‘Brazilator’ FIFA World Cup Live Translation Service

The CNGL Centre for Global Intelligent Content and Microsoft Research have collaborated to develop a live tweet translation streaming service for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. ‘Brazilator’ provides a live translation stream of tweets relating to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, enabling football fans to follow what supporters in 24 of the 32 competing countries are saying. A visualisation of sentiments (positive and negative opinions) per team and...