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Tutorial: Social Media & Natural Language Processing

Approximately 60 participants attended the 3-hour tutorial titled "Exploiting Social Media for Natural Language Processing: Bridging the Gap between Language-centric and Real-world Applications" at the annual international conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).The conference took place on 4th August 2013 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Prof. Dr. Simone Ponzetto (University of Mannheim) and Dr. Andrea Zielinski (Fraunhofer IOSB) presented there the basics, theory and practical applications for Twitter analysis. In this context, the Tridec project was presented and a live demonstration of the tsunami early warning on the basis of social media was shown.


Co-funded by the European Commission under FP7 (Seventh Framework Programme) Action Line: ICT-2009.4.3 Intelligent Information Management Project Reference: 258723

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