LINGUIST List 28.2333

Thu May 25 2017

Summer Schools: Diccionarios Electrónicos: Logros y Retos para El Siglo XXI/Spain

Editor for this issue: Yue Chen <>

Date: 24-May-2017
From: Beatriz Sánchez-Cárdenas <>
Subject: Diccionarios Electrónicos: Logros y Retos para El Siglo XXI/Spain
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Host Institution: Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Coordinating Institution: Universidad de Granada

Dates: 17-Jul-2017 - 21-Jul-2017
Location: Madrid, Spain

Focus: This training school is oriented to the acquisition of new techniques and tools widely used today by the language industry to create innovative electronic dictionaries that fully exploit the new possibilities of natural language processing tools.
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

The communication of specialist knowledge and information, whether monolingual or multilingual, is irretrievably bound up with the creation and dissemination of dictionaries or terminological resources and with information management.

The usefulness of electronic dictionaries in every single knowledge sphere is no longer a matter of debate. Consequently, specialists, scholars and the publishers need to be familiar with software tools used to construct innovative electronic dictionaries.

The aim of this training is to provide a general overview of the new trends in the creation of electronic dictionaries and terminological tools with a practical approach through hands-on sessions. At the end of the school, participants will have an excellent grasp of the current protocols, existing software, current practices in this field of the language industry and they will have acquired some necessary skills in order to effectively use these electronic tools to create new dictionaries.

This course is intended for:

- Master’s degree students in Linguistics, Literary Studies, Translation Studies and Information Sciences.
- PhD students in any field that need to incorporate lexical analysis to their research
- Human and Social Sciences specialists whose research could be enriched by the construction of lexical resources
- Publishing companies and education industry.

Topics to be covered include:

- State of the art: typology of lexical resources and Innovative electronic dictionaries projects
- Tools for compilation of electronic dictionaries
- Corpus building
- Automatic knowledge extraction techniques
- Knowledge representation
- Terminology management
- A case in point: Ecolexicon from the ground up

Teaching languages: Spanish, one conference in English

Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography

Subject Languages: Spanish

Tuition: 170 EUR
Financial Aid: Applications accepted until 31-May-2017

Financial Aid Instructions:

Registration: 24-May-2017 to 14-Jul-2017
Contact Person: Beatriz Sánchez-Cárdenas

Apply on the web:

Registration Instructions:ÑOL%202017.pdf

Page Updated: 25-May-2017