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Inaugural lecture Prof M. (Malvina) Nissim: Language Technology is Everyone's Business

When:Fr 02-12-2022 14:15 - 15:00
Where:Aula Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Malvina Nissim
Malvina Nissim

Language technology has developed so incredibly fast in recent years that we can no longer imagine life without it. Applications such as autocorrect, Google Translate, and Siri are woven into our daily lives. But according to Prof. Malvina Nissim, Professor of Computational Linguistics and Society, such developments are not without their risks. It concerns her that users seldom stop to consider the active role that they themselves play in the development of language technology.

Read more about Nissims research in the full interview article: How human prejudices sneak their way into computer programmes

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Inaugural lecture: Prof M. (Malvina) Nissim

  • Title: Language Technology is Everyone's Business
  • Chair: Computational linguistics and society
  • Faculty: Arts

Registration no later than 25 November via the registration form .

Livestream on 2 December, see: www.rug.nl/digitale-oratie

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