PhD obtained and dissertation published.

Gilles Jacobs has succesfully defended his doctoral dissertation.

Yesterday, I successfully defended his PhD on Extracting Fine-Grained Event and Sentiment from Economic News. I was supervised by prof. Véronique Hoste, prof. Els Lefever and prof. Diane Breesch. The actual defence was preceded by a workshop on “NLP for Economics” with around 40 people attending. [Read More]

New publications on extracting events and sentiment for financial news

Two recent publications on fine-grained information extraction in company-specific news using deep learning.

I am happy to announce two new open access publications in the SENTiVENT project marking the end of my PhD and culminating in my dissertation. [Read More]

CLIN31: Join our session on COVID19 Stance and Opinion and poster on financial polar facts.

Chairing session and poster on economic NLP research.

Our research group organizes the 31st edition of Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands (CLIN31) this year. Join me as I chair the session on COVID-19: Stance and Opinion in Room B to get the latest research on sentiment analysis, stance and topic detection related to the coronavirus pandemic. [Read More]