On 28 June 2019, Robert Lew gave a presentation about the ColloCaid tool at the 28th PASE Conference, Poznań, Poland. He talked about the need for ColloCaid, problems inherent in existing resources, and the construction of the lexicographic database which underlies the tool. He also reported on recent usability studies involving the tool. Further information Read more about ColloCaid at the 28th PASE Conference[…]
From 18 – 21 June, Ana Frankenberg-Garcia and Geraint Rees gave an Academic Writing Workshop at Universidad de León, Spain. A development version of the ColloCaid tool was trialled and was very well received.
Ana Frankenberg-Garcia gave an invited seminar at the Universidade Europeia Doctoral College in Lisbon, on Friday 21 June. She talked about the evolution of dictionaries and the benefits of integrating dictionaries and text editors. Participants were given the opportunity to try out a beta version of the ColloCaid text editor on their own devices.
On Wednesday 5th of June, Jonathan Roberts reported on a study at the 21st edition of the EuroVis conference in Porto, Portugal. The study, presented as the paper “Multiple Views: different meanings and collocated words“, examined the terminology and phraseology of using ‘multiple views’, ‘many presentations’ and ‘alternative visual depictions’ in the area of visualisation. This research offers insights into how people use these Read more about ColloCaid at EuroVis2019[…]
An article about the ColloCaid workshops entitled Incentivo à escrita de artigos em inglês (pdf) appeared in Brazilian newspaper Diário da Região.
On Monday the 15th of April ColloCaid principal investigator Ana Frankenberg-Garcia gave a talk at the Departamento de Letras Modernas Universidade de São Paulo entitled: Novas ferramentas lexicográficas: um editor de textos que auxilia no emprego de colocações em textos acadêmicos/ New lexicographic tools: a text editor that assists in the use of collocations in Read more about ColloCaid at Universidade de São Paulo[…]
Trials of the ColloCaid tool took place at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul and at the São José do Rio Preto campus of Universidade Estadual Paulista “Júlio de Mesquita Filho”. The trials formed part of a series of workshops aimed at supporting the internationalisation of Brazilian research. More information can be found here.
ColloCaid Principal Investigator Ana Frankenberg-Garcia gave a talk at the CLILLAC-ARP research group seminar on Monday 25 March 2019. After a short talk about the ColloCaid project participants were given the opportunity to try out a beta version of the tool. An abstract of the session can be found here.
In February of 2019 ColloCaid Principal Investigator Ana Frankenberg-Garcia gave a plenary talk entitled Integrating dictionary and text-editor architectures to help writers with academic English collocations at the Specialised Discourse and Multimedia conference at the University of Salento in Lecce, Italy. She began by giving an overview of how pedagogical dictionaries have evolved, and of Read more about ColloCaid at the Specialised Discourse and Multimedia Conference[…]
On Tuesday 16 October 2018, ColloCaid principal investigator Ana Frankenberg-Garcia gave a talk entitled “Bringing Collocation Prompts to Text Editors” at the City Museum of Ljubljana, to mark the launch of the Collocation Dictionary of Modern Slovene. A video of the talk can be found here.