Research Seminar

Research Seminars – Spring 2017

As part of ongoing research work the Department of Computer Science runs a regular research seminar series. The aim is to ensure a regular exchange of ideas within the department, Edge Hill University, and the wider research community. Everybody is welcome and there is no need to book. For further details, please contact Mark Hall.

All seminars take place on Wednesday in the Tech Hub Meeting Room, Ormskirk Campus.

You can find the full schedule for Spring 2017 here. The next research seminar will be:

next research colloqium

Events, Meta-Knowledge and Extremism – The Adventures of a Text Miner

Dr Raheel Nawaz, School of Computing, Mathematics and Digital Technologies, Manchester Metropolitan University
Thursday 30th of March 2017, 12.30pm, TechHub Lecture Theatre

Part-1: An introduction to event extraction followed by an introduction to meta-knowledge – what is a textual event? How can it de described and extracted? Why is this useful? What is meta-knowledge? Why is it useful?

Part-2: Brief introduction to mining extremist/radical/hate speech. How to identify extremist/radical/hate speech? How to characterise it? How to extract it? Why is it useful?

Previous Seminar Series

Autumn 2016
Spring 2016
Autumn 2015
Spring 2015
Autumn 2014
Spring 2014
Autumn 2013

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