Lectures on Computational Linguistics 2018 (LCL 2018) is a two-day event featuring both tutorials on topics in Computational Linguistics and students' presentations.

This year’s event follows the two successful editions organized at Fondazione Bruno Kessler in Trento (LCL2016) and at the University of Pavia (LCL 2017). LCL 2018 is organized by the Doctoral School of Linguistic Sciences of University of Bergamo-Pavia and by Fondazione Bruno Kessler, and is sponsored by AILC, the Italian Association of Computational Linguistics.

LCL 2018 will be held at University of Pavia on May, 3-4 2018.


3 MAY 2018 - Aula Bottigella - Palazzo San Tommaso, University of Pavia

10.45 Opening Elisabetta Jezek (University of Pavia)

11.00-13.00 Tutorial 1: Compositional Semantics as Knowledge Graphs on the Web

Aldo Gangemi (University of Bologna)

14.30-16.30 Tutorial 2: A Gentle Introduction to Universal Dependencies

Marco Passarotti (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan & University of Pavia)

16.45-17.45 Students' Presentations

Investigating morphological change through diachronic corpora - Silvia Micheli (University of Bergamo-Pavia)

Research on creativity: hapax, multiword expressions, constructions, Sketchengine - Fabio Loiodice (University of Bergamo-Pavia)

20.00 Social Dinner

4 MAY 2018 - Aula Bottigella - Palazzo San Tommaso, University of Pavia

09.30-11.30 Tutorial 3: Neural Learning for Language Processing

Roberto Basili (University of Roma, Tor Vergata)

11.45-12.45 Students' Presentations

Adaptive Dialogue Models for Conversational Agents - Vevake Balaraman (Fondazione Bruno Kessler)

A UD Literary Treebank for German. An Overview - Alessio Salomoni (University of Bergamo-Pavia)

14.00 -16.00 Tutorial 4: Methodologies and Techniques for the Digital Humanities: Ongoing Work and Open Challenges

Sara Tonelli (Fondazione Bruno Kessler)

16.00 - 16.30 Closing: Magnifico Rettore Prof. Fabio Rugge (University of Pavia)

Participation is free but subject to registration (see Registration page).

We welcome participation from Master and Ph.D. students, as well as everybody who is interested in the topics.


Elisabetta Jezek (University of Pavia)

Anna Feltracco (Fondazione Bruno Kessler, University of Pavia & Bergamo)

Bernardo Magnini (Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento)