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

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current and ongoing projects

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NL4XAI: Interactive Natural Language for Explainable AI

Description

NL4XAI will train 11 creative, entrepreneurial and innovative early-stage researchers (ESRs), who will face the challenge of making AI self-explanatory and thus contributing to translate knowledge into products and services for economic and social benefit, with the support of Explainable AI (XAI) systems. Project consortium consists of 10 beneficiaries and 7 partner organizations.

Funding

EU Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 860621


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MASRI: Maltese Automatic Speech Recognition

Description

MASRI is exploring deep learning and transfer learning techniques to develop the first generation of ASR tools for the Maltese language.

Funding

UM Research Fund Awards


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Multi3Generation: Multi-Task, Multilingual, Multimodal Language Generation

Description

Multi3Generation is a COST action focussing on Language Generation across languages, tasks and modalities.

Funding

European Cooperation in Science and Technology


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MAPA: Multilingual Anonymisation for Public Administration

Description

MAPA is developing named entity recognition and anomymisation for documents.

Funding

European Commission, CEF-Telecom


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Assiduity: Intelligent Legal Search

Description

Assiduity applies NLP techniques to the automatic analysis and structuring of legal documents, creating a mobile app for intelligent search and annotation for use by legal practitioners.

Funding

Take-0ff Seed Fund Awards


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MLRS: Maltese Language Resource Server

Description

The MLRS is a one-stop portal for language resources and NLP tools for the languages of Malta (including Maltese, Maltese English and Maltese Sign Language). It has been ongoing since 2013.

Funding

UM Research Fund and funding from the Malta Council for Science and Technololgy


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MAMCO: Maltese Multimodal Corpora

Description

Mamco is about creating annotated corpora of naturalistic Maltese dialogues of first encounters between dyads. The project focusses both on dialogue structure and multimodal annotation.

Funding

UM Research Seed Fund



past projects