activities

name {dot} surname {at} um.edu.mt

Institute of Linguistics and Language Technology, Rm 111, University of Malta
Tal-Qroqq Msida MSD2080, Malta

(+356) 2340 2150

what's keeping me busy

Member of the board of SIGGEN, the ACL Special Interest Group in Natural Language Generation

Generation Challenges chair, INLG 2017: The 10th International Conference on Natural Language Generation.

Workshop Chair, INLG 2016: 9th International Conference on Natural Language Generation, Edinburgh, Scotland, 5-8 September 2016

Co-organiser, ENLG 2015: 15th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, University of Brighton, 10-11 September 2015

Co-organiser, AMLaP 2015: Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing, University of Malta, 3-5 September 2015

Co-organiser, RefNet Summer school on Psychological and Computational Models of Language Production, University of Edinburgh, 24-31 August.

Program Co-Chair (Generation and Summarisation), COLING 2014: the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Dublin, Ireland.

ENLG 2013: 14th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, an ACL 2013 workshop, August 8-9 2013, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Generation Challenges 2013: special session at the 14th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG 2013)

PRE-CogSci 2013: Production of Referring Expressions: Bridging the Gap between Computational and Cognitive Approaches to Reference. 31st July, Berlin, Germany. Workshop held in conjunction with CogSci 2013.

MMSYM 2013: First European Symposium on Multimodal Communication, 17-18 October, Valletta, Malta.

Generation Challenges 2012: special session at the 7th International Conference on Natural Language Generation (INLG 2012)

Pre-Cogsci 2011: Production of Referring Expressions: Bridging the gap between computational, empirical and theoretical approaches to reference. Workshop at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2011)

UCNLG+Eval: Language Generation and Evaluation Workshop at the 2011 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2011)

Generation Challenges 2011: special session at The 13th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG 2011)

Third International Conference on Maltese Linguistics organised in collaboration with the Għaqda Internazzjonali tal-Lingwistika Maltija (International Association for Maltese Linguistics)

A manuscript of our survey of Natural Language Generation systems and techniques is now online on arxiv.

Models of Reference, an edited topic in Frontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences is now available as an ebook.

INLG 2017

International Conference on Natural Language Generation, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. 4-7 September, 2017