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University of Helsinki
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Steering Group, Site leader, Workpackage leader

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Lauri Carlson is professor of linguistic theory and translation at the Department of Translation Studies of the University of Helsinki since 1993. Carlson has coordinated or participated in a number of national and EU research projects in language technology. In 2000-2006 Carlson was invited to work as professor of language technology in the Department of General Linguistics of the University of Helsinki. Recent projects include the EU eContent project WebALT and the national LT projects Interact, 4M, CoGKS, and FinnOnto. Currently, responsible leader of the national LT project ContentFactory. Carlson’s research interests include logical semantics, dialogue, unification based parsing and machine (aided) translation. He has published two monographs and articles on semantics, dialogue and discourse analysis, and machine (aided) translation. He is the author of a constrained language parser/generator CPARSE.


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