On 15–17 January, representatives from all X5gon partners met in Maribor (Slovenia) to discuss progress and future plans for this EU project on technologies for OER.
Former MLLP member Miguel Á. del Agua Teba defended successfully today his PhD thesis on “Contributions to Efficient Automatic Transcription of Video Lectures” at the Universitat Politècnica de València.
MLLP members are this week at ACL 2019 in Florence, and will present at the Fourth Conference in Machine Translation (WMT19) their most recent Neural Machine Translation systems for EN<>DE, FR<>DE and ES<>PT. In particular, our Spanish<>Portuguese systems have won WMT19’s Similar Language Translation shared task. Come see us at the conference!
The MLLP’s Prof. Alfons Juan has been an invited speaker at SCIC-Universities 2019 (SCIC 23; Brussels, 4–5 May 2019), the European Commission’s DG Interpretation annual conference. He presented the MLLP’s experience with automatic multilingual subtitling and language technologies in higher education, at Universitat Politècnica de València and now in EU project X5gon.