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The LxMLS 2018 is coming!

by IT on 01-05-2018
Between 14-21 June IT, IST, INESC-ID, Unbabel, Priberam Labs and Feedzai will once again jointly organize the Lisbon Machine Learning School - LxMLS. In its 8th edition, this summer school that is dedicated to artificial intelligence, more specifically machine learning, has Google as its main sponsor.

Names like Stefan Riezler (Germany), Karen Livescu (USA) and Kar Moritz Hermann (UK) are among the group of highly recognized international specialists that will be responsible for the tutorials, as well as the practical sessions of the LxMLS 2018. Among the group of Portuguese specialists will be Mário Figueiredo (IT/IST), who is also a member of the Steering Committee. With a growing interest in every new edition the LxMLS 2018 organization already announced a new record of candidates for this year. More than 550 applications were received from all over the world, representing a 10% increase in applications in relation to last year´s edition. A total of 200 candidates were selected to attend the LxMLS 2018.

Characterized by a strong practical component, this summer school calls upon students, researchers and professionals from the areas of Natural Language Processing and Computational Linguistics who wish to gain a deeper understanding about automatic learning