To the Land of the Rising Sun

Jan is going to work as a visiting scholar at Information Analysis Laboratory at NICT in Kyoto. During his two-months stay at NICT, Jan will collaborate with the group led by Prof. Torisawa on event extraction for knowledge discovery and disaster management.

TakeLab’s Jan Šnajder is going to spend February and March as a visiting scholar at the Japanese National Institute of Information and Communication Technology (NICT) in Kyoto. He will be working at the Information Analysis Laboratory, led by Prof. Kentaro Torisawa, on topics related to large-scale event extraction for knowledge discovery and disaster management.

Jan’s scholarly visit to NICT is a continuation of a string of TakeLab’s collaborations with some of the leading NLP & IR research groups worldwide. Jan’s visit to NICT Kyoto is generously funded by the Japanese Society for Promotion of Science.