Nationwide search for top young problem solver at Linguistics Olympiad

Ireland’s top young problem solvers pitted their wits against the languages of the world at the national final of the ADAPT All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad at Dublin City University on 24 March 2015. The contest aims to identify Ireland’s leading young language decoders by challenging students to use their ingenuity to solve complex puzzles in unfamiliar languages. The prize for the top four sleuths is the opportunity to represent Ireland at...

Dr. Zhengwei Qiu wins Outstanding Doctoral Research Award

CNGL/ADAPT postdoctoral researcher Dr. Zhengwei Qiu has won the Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award in the Information Science category for 2014. The awards, presented by the Emerald Group Publishing company and the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), celebrate excellence in research students around the world.

Computer Scientists’ App Measures Our Online Footprints

Computer scientists from Trinity College Dublin have developed an app – Bigfoot – that will allow them to assess how accurately the online footprints we all leave represent our personalities in the real world. The app was created in collaboration with artificial intelligence experts AYLIEN and researchers at the ADAPT centre, which is based in Trinity.

DCU to host EAMT Workshop on Teaching MT to Translator Trainers

CNGL/ADAPT academic partner Dublin City University is to host an EAMT Workshop on Teaching MT to Translator Trainers. The workshop, which will be run on 30th April – 1st May 2015, will be delivered by CNGL/ADAPT members and partners including Dr Dorothy Kenny, Dr Sharon O’Brien, Prof. Andy Way and representatives of KantanMT and the European