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RANLP 2011 in Hissar, BG

September 20, 2011


Last week was marked by the international RANLP (Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing) conference, taking place in a nice spa in Hissar, Bulgaria. The excellent folks from the computational linguistics group at the University of Wolverhampton were behind it, together with the Institute of Information and Communication Technologies from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. […]

Customizing scikits.learn for a specific text analysis task

April 29, 2011


Scikits.learn is a great general library, but machine learning has so many different application, that it is often very helpful to be able to extend its API to better integrate with your code. With scikits.learn, this is extremely easy to do using inheritance and using the pipeline module. The problem While continuing the morphophonetic analysis […]

A look at Romanian verbs with scikits-learn

April 14, 2011


One of the problems we tackled here at my university is one as old as the modern Romanian language. It is a problem for linguists, as well as for foreigners trying to learn the language. We call it the root alternations problem. Similar to French and other languages, Romanian verbs are split into four groups […]