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Dynamic spreadsheets for data linking annotation

31 Jul 2019
Data mining Data linking NLP Apps Script Tutorial
On the importance of data a lot has been said. We are living in the age of data where we produce constantly data by our presence online. At some point in your career or your studies, you may need to create your own dataset according to your field knowledge for a specific task. Such a dataset, which is technically called a gold-standard, is used as a collection of trustable instances for applying machine learning techniques...
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Danish lexicographic data linking

26 Jun 2019
Lexicography Data-linking NLP ELEXIS Danish
Joseph Kosuth's 'Titled (Art as Idea as Idea)’ [Radical]' work at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art I had the chance to visit two amazing centres in the beautiful city of Copenhagen, Denmark, during the last two weeks. This visit was a part of my Ph.D. project in lexicographic data linking within ELEXIS. ELEXIS-the European lexicographic infrastructure, aims at paving the way for efficiently creating, maintaining and updating dictionaries. Heterogeneity of data, diversity in structure and...
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Summer datathon in Dagstuhl

18 May 2019
Linked Data Datathon NLP
Last week, I participated in the 3rd Summer Datathon on Linguistic Linked Open Data (SD-LLOD-19) which was held in the Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz Center for Informatics, Wadern, Germany. As my first datathon where I was a tutor, it was such an amazing experience that I would like to write about here. 3rd Summer Datathon on Linguistic Linked Open Data (11-17 May 2019) Schloss Dagstuhl (or Dagstuhl Castle) is a historical amazing place where seminars...
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Resource population using Wikidata and Wiktionary

16 May 2019
Linked Data SPARQL Resource population NLP
There are an increasing number of lexical resources available online which are machine-friendly and can be accessed by linked data techniques. In this repository, we provide a program which collects linguistic information for a given word, in raw text or triples, and converts the collected data to Lemon-OntoLex ontology. The current resources being used are Wikidata and Wiktionary. However, any resource which can be accessed via a SPARQL endpoint can be used in this program....
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Text pre-processing in command-line

16 Apr 2019
NLP Text processing Bash Tutorial
Whether your are a newbie or professional in natural language processing or data mining, text pre-processing is a task that you need to go through at some point. Although there is a plethora of libraries which do the pre-processing of your text perfectly, none of them may have power, simplicity and flexibility that the command-line programs provide to you. In this tutorial, a few simple but essential programs are introduced for text pre-processing in command-line....
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RDF Schema reasoning: a tutorial

08 Apr 2019
RDF Ontology RDF Schema Linked Data Tutorial
This tutorial is the second part of the Data modelling with RDF: a tutorial. In the previous tutorial, we introduced Resource Description Framework (RDF) and how to create a data model using it. Last updated on 8 April 2019.
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Data modelling with RDF: a tutorial

21 Mar 2019
RDF Ontology Data model Linked Data Tutorial
What is RDF? RDF stands for Resource Description Framework which is a framework for describing resources on the web. It was initially designed to represent metadata on the Web. However, nowadays RDF is the foundational data model for Semantic Web. In addition, RDF along with other technologies such as SPARQL, OWL, and SKOS empower Linked Data. In other words, RDF is fun, easier than relational databases and efficient to use. RDF expressions are in the...
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Foreign loanwords in Modern Greek

18 Mar 2019
Modern Greek
It is not exaggeration to say that Greek is the mother language of knowledge. No other civilisation other than Hellenism played such a primordial role in seeking for knowledge and enriching human’s understanding of the world and the nature. No doubt, there were other civilisations with wonderful achievements and contributions to humanity, but none of them seems to have preserved their works as good as Greeks did by writing. Mathematics, physics, medicine, literature, philosophy are...
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Why does Kurdish language processing matter?

05 Mar 2019
Kurdish NLP Kurdish language processing Less-resourced languages
Since the first time that I touched my home computer keyboard in 2001, I used to ask myself if it would be possible to make computer understand my mother language, Kurdish. Well, what I was imagining was definitely something limited to a Kurdish interface for Windows, particularly when I was going through the installation descriptions of Return to Castle Wolfenstein and Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven! Let alone the spontaneous questions that Clippy was...
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