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Brown Bag Seminar: "Applications of Social Media Text Analysis"

Jan. 27, 2016, noon - Jan. 27, 2016, 1 p.m.

Location: 347 Hinds Hall (Katzer Room)

Diana Inkpen, Professor at the University of Ottawa, in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science will review the current research on NLP tools and methods for processing the non-traditional information such as social media content. She will focus on innovative NLP tasks (opinion mining and emotion analysis, geo-location detection, event and topic detection, entity linking and disambiguation, summarization and machine translation for social media) that can be used in order to integrate appropriate linguistic information in various fields such as social media monitoring for health care, security and defence, business intelligence and politics.

This talk is based on the new book that she co-authored, available at

and on the tutorial that she presented at EMNLP 2015, available at



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