A state-of-the-art named entity extraction (NER) system for Croatian language has been developed in TakeLab. A web demonstration is available. The system can successfully extract many named entity types (most important being Person, Organisation, and Location) from text. A detailed description can be found in the paper.
Two student projects – News Explorer and Corpus Explorer were presented on March 24th, 2011.
Popular Croatian magazine Globus included Intelligent Text Analyzer (ITA), a project developed by TakeLab in collaboration with the company INTER SIG, into 30 most innovative Croatian ideas of the year 2011. More information, including the article (in Croatian) is available here.
At the celebration of FER’s Anniversary Day, 19 November 2010, silver plaques Josip Lončar were awarded for outstanding PhD theses and successful scientific work. Among this year’s award winners is Jan Šnajder, a member of KTLab.