Center for Language and Cognition Groningen (CLCG)
Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen

Harmonie Complex
Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen, The Netherlands

m.nissim@rug.nl
office 1311.421

News and Events

  • I am invited to give a talk at the CLiPS Colloquium in Antwerp on June 26th: "The blessing and the curse of lexical information in author profiling"
  • Training data for GxG is available on the website! GxG is the first shared task on cross-genre gender prediction for Italian, and will be organised at EVALITA 2018.
  • Short Paper on Cross-lingual Gender Prediction accepted at ACL 2018 in Melbourne! Joint work with Rob van der Goot, Barbara Plank, Nikola Ljubešić, and Ian Matroos.
  • On April 12th I have given a talk at the Education Festival of the University of Groningen. This video interview relates to the event:
  • I was awarded a Fellowship for Innovation of Teaching for 2018
  • PEOPLES 2018, the second workshop on Computational Modeling of People's Emotions, Opinions, and Personality on Social Media, will be co-located with NAACL 2018 in New Orleans, June 6
  • I am the General Chair of *SEM 2018, the Seventh Joint Conference of Lexical and Computational Semantics, co-located with NAACL in New Orleans, June 5-6
  • I am invited as plenary speaker at Language Technologies and Digital Humanities 2018, Ljubljana, 20-21 September, 2018
  • I am invited as plenary speaker at the "Conference on Corpus technologies. Digital Humanities and modern knowledge" (ConCorT), Moscow, 26-28 October, 2018

Recent Highlights

Lecturer Year

Lecturer of the Year

I was elected as the 2016 Lecturer of the Year of the University of Groningen

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TEDx Talk

TEDx Talk

I recently gave a TEDx Talk on Language, Humans, and AI, and how machines might challenge our stereotypical thinking

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1st @PAN2017

1st @PAN2017

Our system won the international competition on Author Profiling (PAN 2017) for the second year in a row

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