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Full Title: Workshop On Vision and Language

      
Short Title: VL'14
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Start Date: 23-Aug-2014 - 23-Aug-2014
Contact: Anja Belz
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: https://vision.cs.bath.ac.uk/VL_2014/
Meeting Description: Workshop On Vision And Language 2014 (VL'14), Dublin, 23rd August 2014

The 3rd Annual Meeting Of The EPSRC Network On Vision & Language and The 1st Technical Meeting of the European Network on Integrating Vision and Language

A Workshop of the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2014)

Fragments of natural language, in the form of tags, captions, subtitles, surrounding text or audio, can aid the interpretation of image and video data by adding context or disambiguating visual appearance. In addition, labelled images are essential for training object or activity classifiers. On the other hand, visual data can help resolve challenges in language processing such as word sense disambiguation. Studying language and vision together can also provide new insight into cognition and universal representations of knowledge and meaning. Meanwhile, sign language and gestures are languages that require visual interpretation.

Keynote speaker: Alex Jaimes, Yahoo Inc.

Organisers:

Anja Belz, University of Brighton
Kalina Bontcheva, University of Sheffield
Darren Cosker, University of Bath
Frank Keller, University of Edinburgh
Sien Moens, University of Leuven
Alan Smeaton, Dublin City University
Linguistic Subfield: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics
LL Issue: 25.2523

This is a session of the following meeting:
25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics

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