ColloCaid at EuroVis2019

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[…]

ColloCaid at the Specialised Discourse and Multimedia Conference

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[…]

ColloCaid at IEEE VIS, Digital Humanities workshop, 2018

We presented a workshop paper at the 3rd Workshop on Visualisation for the Digital Humanities, at the IEEE Visualization conference that took place October 21st to 26th 2018. The paper was titled “Visualisation Approaches for Corpus Linguistics: Towards Visual Integration of Data-Driven Learning”. It was good to speak to over 100 attendees at the conference, Read more about ColloCaid at IEEE VIS, Digital Humanities workshop, 2018[…]

ColloCaid Plenary in Language Teaching

An article presenting the ColloCaid project is now available for online first view in Language Teaching. It is based on a plenary address given at TechLing 2017 by ColloCaid Principal Investigator Dr Ana Frankenberg-Garcia. In her talk, Dr Frankenberg-Garcia highlights a generalised underuse of dictionaries which is often attributed to a lack of training in Read more about ColloCaid Plenary in Language Teaching[…]

ColloCaid at the 18th International EURALEX Congress

ColloCaid co-investigator Professor Robert Lew gave a presentation about the ColloCaid project at the 18th International EURALEX Congress in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The presentation addressed the background and rationale of the project, the steps involved in curating the lexicographical data, and the steps taken to ensure that the tool is user-friendly and minimally distracting to users Read more about ColloCaid at the 18th International EURALEX Congress[…]

ColloCaid at TaLC 2018

On Friday the 20th of July 2018, ColloCaid principal investigator Ana Frankenberg-Garcia and researcher Geraint Rees presented a paper about the ColloCaid project at TaLC 2018 in Cambridge, United Kingdom. The paper focused on the role of the ColloCaid tool in helping academic writers acquire collocations. It also outlined the rationale underlying the tool’s lexicographic Read more about ColloCaid at TaLC 2018[…]

ColloCaid at ASIALEX 2018

On  Saturday the  9th of June 2018, ColloCaid co-investigator Professor Robert Lew gave a presentation about the ColloCaid project at ASIALEX 2018 in Krabi, Thailand. As well as setting out the rationale behind the project, Professor Lew outlined the methodology used to create the tool before ending the presentation with a short video demo of Read more about ColloCaid at ASIALEX 2018[…]

ColloCaid in Brazil

ColloCaid principal investigator Ana Frankenberg-Garcia recently undertook a week-long research stay at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, where she worked with researchers investigating the problems Brazilian students studying at UK universities experience with collocations when writing in English. During her stay she gave a talk about the challenges and benefits Read more about ColloCaid in Brazil[…]

ColloCaid at TechLING’17

On Friday the 10th of November 2017 Ana Frankenberg-Garcia gave an invited talk entitled Combining user needs, lexicographic data and digital writing environments at the University of Bologna, Forlì Campus. The talk placed the ColloCaid project in the wider context of the development of monolingual learner dictionaries. Tracing the evolution of such lexical resources from Read more about ColloCaid at TechLING’17[…]