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Language Technology for eLearning
Seminar Announcement: October 12th, 2007
University of Malta
Faculty of ICT
Department of Artificial Intelligence

LT4eL (Language Technology for eLearning) is an EU-funded FP6 project aimed at improving access to learning materials by using language technology and semantic knowledge. The University of Malta, through the Department of Artificial Intelligence, is a one of twelve European partners and is responsible for materials in English and in Maltese.

The seminar will be held on the afternoon of 12th October to demonstrate the milestones achieved within the project, and to discuss the experience gained. It is primarily a dissemination event aimed at those with an interest in the theme. Specialist knowledge is not required. Students and professionals in computer science, education, and language are particularly welcome. The programme will also include the presentation of local projects, and thus foster possible future collaboration.

The seminar will be held at the University of Malta, Gateway Building, Hall E, between 2pm and 5pm, on Friday 12th October.

Participation is free but those interested in attending or requiring further information are kindly asked to contact Claudia Borg.

Programme

14:00-14:30LT4eL: Language Technology for eLearning (1)Paola Monachesi
14:30-15:00LT4eL: Language Technology for eLearning (2)Other project partners
15:00-15:10Discussion
15:10-15:30VOWEL: Virtual and Open World for European LanguagesAngele Guliano
15:30-16:00Coffee Break
16:00-16:10MLRS: Maltese Lexicon Resource ServerMike Rosner
16:10-16:20eLearning at the University of MaltaJames Cilia
16:20-16:30Collaborative Aspects of e-Learning - A Practical ExperienceDr. Ernest Cachia
16:30-16:40Language Technologies: Extracting GlossariesClaudia Borg and Dr. Gordon Pace
16:40-17:00Closing Discussion