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Visiting Scholars – 2020/21

Every year EM TTI engages with a number of Visiting Scholars, who, pre-covid, would be invited to visit one of the consortium’s University to give a short course of lectures and seminars.  This year was different, as all university teaching had to be adapted to the new worldwide situation.  As a result, the EC gave special permission for these Visiting […]

TC42, Conference Report 2

Translating and the Computer 42: Conference Report 2 This year the long standing and world renowned conference – Translating and the Computer – has moved to a fully online delivery.  As it has, very generously been free to access for all, our students were encouraged to sign up and attend. Three of our students have presented to the conference.  You […]

TC42, Conference Report

Translating and the Computer 42: Conference Report This year the long standing and world renowned conference – Translating and the Computer – has moved to a fully online delivery.  As it has, very generously been free to access for all, our students were encouraged to sign up and attend. Three of our students have presented to the conference.  You can […]

TC42, Student Presentations

Translating and the Computer: TC42 Online 18, 19, 20 November 2020 This year the long standing and world renowned conference – Translating and the Computer – has moved to a fully online delivery.  As it has, very generously been free to access for all, our students were encouraged to sign up and attend.  Expect a number of conference reports over […]

EM TTI Annual Event – Conference Report 2

Conference Report – part II A slide from our invited speaker: Elizabeth Deysel.  Two weeks ago we held the first EM TTI Annual Conference – due to the current world situation this took place wholly online.  Despite this, we bought together our students, academic staff, staff and students from our Partner Universities, Associate Partners, EC Project Officer and Invited Speakers. […]

EM TTI Annual Event – Conference Report

Conference Report Last week we held the first EM TTI Annual Conference – due to the current world situation this took place wholly online.  Despite this, we bought together our students, academic staff, staff and students from our Partner Universities, Associate Partners, EC Project Officer and Invited Speakers. Please see the Event Programme for details of the running order and […]

EM TTI Annual Event – Invited Speakers

EM TTI Annual Event 2020 – Invited Speakers Elizabeth Deysel An Overview of Technology for Interpreters – the what and the why? 15.00-16.00 Elizabeth Deysel has been working in the field of interpreting for the past ten years. She is currently employed as an interpreter in the National Parliament of South Africa where she has been interpreting for the past […]

EM TTI Annual Event 2020

EM TTI Annual Event 2020 23 October 2020 8:45 – 19.00 Confirmed Schedule Time Event 08:45-08:55 Log on to waiting room 08:55-09:00 Welcome from EM TTI Coordinator Professor Ruslan Mitkov 09:00-10:30 Student presentations 10:30-11:00 Project Officer for the European Commission Dagmar Hoepcke 11:00-11:15 Break 11:15-11:30 External Examiners   Sharon O’Brien (Dublin City University) Joao Esteves-Ferreira (Tradulex, Switzerland) 11:30-13:00 Presentations from […]

Summer Placement Diaries

Daniya’s Summer Placement at the Open University of Catalonia . This autumn, I undertook my EM TTI placement with the Open University of Catalonia (UOC) under the supervision of Prof. Antoni Oliver Gonzalez.  At the very beginning, Prof. Oliver Gonzalez created a detailed plan of weekly activities for me that matched my academic and professional interests and have hopefully benefitted […]

Summer Placement Diaries

Elena’s Summer Placement at XTM . My first encounter with the technical side of machine translation (MT) and natural language processing (NLP) was in the scope of EM TTI. Having been in the language services sector for about ten years, I’ve been acquainted with the user-side of various computer-assisted translation (CAT) tools and the increasing importance of MT output; however, […]