Lexical and Semantic Conversions
in the Valency Dictionary
The book analyses transformations as “John loaded the hay onto the wagon” and “John loaded the wagon with the hay” in the valency of Czech verbs.
The results of this analysis are applied to dictionary entries and to explicit rules.
Petr Sgall's 90th Birthday Celebration
Professor Petr Sgall celebrates 90th birthday on May 27. We celebrated the day with him at Malostranske Square 25 in Prague, where the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics had been providing him with a stimulating environment since 1961.
New issue no.105
The April issue of The Prague Bulletin of Mathematical Linguistics brings new insights into the fields of Machine Translation (even cloud-based!), Valency, OCR corrections and Synonym extraction.
Manuscripts with unpublished linguistics results and contributions to future issues are welcome, see the guidelines.
Better Medical Search
ÚFAL enabled multi-lingual search as a part of the KConnect iniciative where we work together with health care providers and commercial organisations to explore the use of NLP in the medical domain.
Multi-lingual search is available in French, German or Czech, with more languages due in the next 6-12 months.
Introducing Lucie Poláková
Concerning discourse-oriented research, I'm the MC member for the Czech Republic in the European COST TextLink Action.
I have contributed to Discourse and Coherence: From Sentence Structure to Relations in Text.