Belgian Economic Policy Uncertainty (EPU) prediction using text mining

A tool was developed using research by drs. Ellen Tobback (promotor Prof. David Martens & Prof. Walter Daelemans) that uses text mining to predict the EPU index for economic policy uncertainty.

Welcome to Lisa Hilte and Nathalie Boonen

Two new PhD students have joined CLiPS recently. We warmly welcome these new assets!

Job opening: Postdoc in BioNLP


Postdoc researcher Computational Linguistics (Biomedical Natural Language Processing) in the ACCUMULATE project

CLiPS Colloquium: Computational Story Generation

We are very pleased to invite you to the next CLiPS Colloquium.

Ben Verhoeven won third place at FameLab Belgium

On April 23rd, Ben Verhoeven participated in the regional heats of FameLab Belgium, a science communication competition organised by the British Council, in Ghent.

Honorary doctorate for Ed Hovy

On April 1st, 2015 the Faculty of Arts of the University of Antwerp has awarded Prof. Dr.

CLIN Journal - Call for papers

Everyone who had their abstract (presentation or poster or demo) accepted for CLIN 25, is hereby invited to submit a full paper of their contribution for volume 5 of the CLIN Journal. See for the type of contribution that we welcome for the Journal.

Important Dates:

Chris Emmery wins STIL thesis award at CLIN25

Chris Emmery was one of the two recipients of the 2014 STIL thesis prize that was awarded at CLIN25.

Chris won the prize for his master thesis, titled 'Topic Modelling in Online Discussions" (supervised by dr. Menno van Zaanen, Tilburg University).

Succesful organisation of CLIN25

On 5 & 6 February 2015, CLiPS organised the 25th Meeting of Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands in Antwerp.

There were about 170 attendees who were presented with 60 oral presentations, almost 30 posters and demos and an invited talk by Tony Veale. On the first day, an overview of 25 years of CLIN was presented with 10 invited speakers and 4 panelists.

Chris Emmery wins Leo Coolen award for his master dissertation

Our new colleague in the AMiCA project Chris Emmery won the Leo Coolen award for his master dissertation "Topic modelling in online discussions" written under supervision of dr. Menno van Zaanen at Tilburg University.