Invitations and Guest Talks

Aarne Ranta

2016 September. Google Tech Talk, Zurich. Grammatical Framework: Formalizing the Grammars of the World. film (Youtube) slides (pdf)

2016 July. University Immersion Programme, Sichuan University, Chengdu. Lecture series: Compiler Construction Hands On. 32 hours.

2016 May. FOSS North, Gothenburg. Talk: Grammatical Framework

2016 January. Grammatical Framework and African Languages workshop, University of South Africa, Pretoria. Four lectures.

2015 December. PIC-2015, Nanjing. Keynote speaker. Talk: Data-Driven Documentation

2015 October. SPLST'15, 14th Symposium on Programming Languages and Software Tool, Tampere. Keynote speaker. Talk: Grammars for the Working Programmer: BNFC and GF

2015 October. German Society of Computational Linguistice, annual conference, Essen. Keynote speaker. Talk: Interlinguas: Deep and Shallow

2015 September. Oxford Global Symposium, Oxford University Press. Invited participant.

2015 June. Workshop on Machine Translation, University of Helsinki. Invited talk: Machine Translation: Green, Yellow, and Red.

2015 January. Shonan workshop on Logics for Description. Invited talk: From Interlingua to Interlinguas

2015 January. Popular science talk at "Akademiska kvarten". Film (in Swedish): Översättningsappen som gör dig flerspråkig

2014 November. Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Invited talk: Machine Translation: Green, Yellow, and Red. Slides.

2014 November. Shanghai University of Finance and Economy, China. Invited talk: Machine Translation for Producers of Information. Slides.

2014 November. Beijing University of Language and Culture, China. Invited talk and tutorial: Chinese in the Grammatical Framework. What There is and What You Can Do. Slides.

2014 October. Sun Yat-Sen University, China. Invited talk and tutorial: Chinese in the Grammatical Framework. What There is and What You Can Do. Slides.

2014 September. Department of Mathematics, University of Stockholm. Tutorial and invited talks.

2014 September. WoLLIC-2014 (Workshop on Logic, Language, Information, and Computation), Valparaiso, Chile. Invited talk: Syntax and Semantics for Translation, slides. Tutorial: Slides.

2014 August. CNL-2014 (Controlled Natural Language), Galway, Ireland. Invited talk: Embedded Controlled Languages. Slides

2014 July. Vienna Summer of Logic, NLCS/NLSR Workshop. Invited talk: Machine Translation: Green, Yellow, and Red. Slides

2014 May. Vetenskapsfestivalen, Gothenburg. Two presentations: Den grammatiska datorn (with John Camilleri and Inari Listenmaa), Vägar till bättre maskinöversättning (with Krasimir Angelov and Thomas Hallgren) Slides

2014 Apr. EACL Workshop Type Theory and Natural Language Semantics, invited talk: Records and Types for Predication Slides

2014 Mar. Grammatikfestivalen, Gothenburg. Presenation: Gör det själv grammatiker på dator (with Thomas Hallgren).

2014 Jan. Max Planck Institute, Nijmegen. Talk: Language Comparison with Abstract Syntax.

2013 Nov. Global Day, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Presentation (with John Camilleri, Ramona Enache, Inari Listenmaa): Coding the Grammars of the World.

2013 Nov. Cafe-å-lär, Chalmers exhibition "fysikaliska leksaker", Sweden. Invited talk: Kan man lita språköversättning med maskin? ("Can we trust in language translation by a machine?") PDF

2013 Sep. Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China. Invited lecture series: Grammatical Framework. Web page

2013 May. Linguistic Association of Finland, annual conference, Tampere, Finland. Invited talk: Abstract Syntax, Finnish, and the Languages of the World. PDF

2013 Apr. Technical Translators' Association of Sweden, annual conference, Gothenburg, Sweden. Invited talk: Vad kan en facköversättare vänta sig av maskinöversättning? ("What can a professional translator expect from machine translation?") PDF

2013 Mar. European Masters (Erasmus Mundus) in Language Technology, University of Malta, Malta. Invited lecture series: Machine Translation. Web page

2013 Jan. Séminaire sémantique, Lille, France. Invited talk: Language Games and Formal Grammars PDF

2012 Oct. Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. Tutorial on Grammatical Framework and invited talk on Multilingual Online Translation.

2012 Sep. Workshop on Multilingual Semantic Web, Dagstuhl, Germany. Invited presentation: Multilingual Grammars for the Semantic Web. PDF

2012 Mar. European Masters (Erasmus Mundus) in Language Technology, University of Malta, Malta. Invited lecture series: Computational Morphology. web page

2012 Jan. Xerox Research Centre Europe, Grenoble, France. Invited talk: Multilingual Online Translation. Video

2011 Dec. Truth-Makers and Proof-Objects, Paris, France. Invited talk: Proof objects for the languages of the world. PDF

2011 Aug. CADE-23, Automated Deduction, Wroclaw, Poland. Invited talk: Translating between Language and Logic: What Is Easy and What is Difficult? PDF

2011 Jun. LOCI II Workshop, London, UK. Invited talk: Machine Translation, Type Theory, Dependent Types PDF

2011 Apr. University of Zurich, Switzerland. Invited talk.

2011 Mar-Apr. European Masters in Language Technology, University of Malta, Malta. Invited lecture series.

2011 Jan. International Workshop on Free/Open-Source Rule-Based Machine Translation, Barcelona, Spain. Invited talk.

2010 Oct. Nordic Seminar on Language Technology and Accessibility, SLTC, Linköping, Sweden. Invited talk MOLTO: Machine Translation to Rely on?

2010 Oct. TYPES Meeting, Warsaw, Poland. Invited talk Machine Translation and Type Theory.

2010 Feb. Google EMEA Faculty Summit, Zurich, Switzerland. Invited Academic in the Natural Language Processing track.

2009 Dec. Department of Mathematics, University of Bonn, Germany. Guest lecture GF and the Language of Mathematics. PDF

2009 Nov. INRIA Rocquencourt, France. Guest lecture Compiling Natural Language: Recent Developments in GF. PDF

2009 May. University of Uppsala, Sweden. Invited speaker at a Symposium on Type Theory. Talk Levels of Abstraction in Language and Logic. PDF

2008 May. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India. Workshop on GF, UNL, and Machine Translation. PDF

2007 Dec. Department of Computational Linguistics (CIS), University of Munich, Germany. Guest lecture.

2007 Dec. Department of Computer Science, University of Tuebingen, Germany. Invited talk: Dialogue Systems and Type Theory. PDF:

2007 Jun. Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France. Workshop to the honour of Gérard Huet, invited talk: Parametrized Modules in Grammar Engineering. PDF

2007 Jun. Department of Mathematics, University of Marseille, France. Ludics Workshop, invited talk.

2007 Jan. INRIA Lorraine and University of Nancy, France. Guest lecture.

2006 Nov. Department of Mathematics, University of Savoie, Chambéry, France. Guest lecture.

2006 May. Department of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, UK. Guest lecture.

2006 Mar. CNRS, Paris, France. Invited speaker at a Symposium on Type Theory.

2006 Feb. Department of Mathematics, University of Marseille, France. Invited speaker at Geocal Symposium.

2005 Nov. Department of Linguistics, University of Helsinki, Finland. GF-WebALT workshop.

2005 Jun. Department of Mathematics, University of Helsinki, Finland. Invited speaker at WebALT symposium.

2005 Feb. Department of Mathematics, University of Stockholm, Sweden. Guest lecture.

2004 Dec. Department of Linguistics, University of Paris 7, France. Invited speaker at Demonat workshop.

2004 Jun. Department of Computer Science, University of Koblenz, Germany. Invited speaker at KeY workshop.

2004 Feb. Department of Philosophy, University of Leyden, The Netherlands. Invited speaker at a Type Theory workshop.

2003 Dec. INRIA Rocquencourt, France. Guest lecture.

2003 Oct. Department of Computer Science, University of Manchester, UK. Guest lecture.

2002 Dec. Department of Computer Science, University of Karlsruhe, Germany. Guest lecture.

2002 Oct. Department of Philosophy, University of Helsinki, Finland. Invited speaker at Scandinavian Philosophy Symposium.

2002 Apr. Xerox Research Centre Europe, Grenoble, France. Guest lecture.

2001 Dec. DFKI and Department of Computer Science, University of Saarbruecken, Germany. Guest lecture.

2001 Mar-Apr. EHESS and University of Paris 4, France. Guest lecture series.

2000 Sep. INRIA Sophia Antipolis, Antibes, France. Guest lecture.

1999 Dec. Department of Computer Science, University of Turin, Italy. Guest lecture series.

1999 Apr. DFKI, University of Saarbruecken, Germany. Invited speaker at ELSNET workshop.

1998 Mar. INRIA Lorraine and University of Nancy, France. Invited speaker at a workshop on categorial grammar.

1997 Nov. Department of Philosophy, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland. Invited speaker at a symposium on logic.

1997 Jun. University of Paris 1/Sorbonne, France. Invited speaker at symposium "Logique et les sciences humaines".

1997 Apr. Department of Linguistics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Guest lecture.

1996 Feb. INRIA Lorraine and University of Nancy, France. Guest lecture.

1996 Feb. EHESS and University of Paris 4, France. Guest lecture.

1995 Oct. Department of Mathematics, University of Padua, Italy. Invited speaker in "25 Years of Type Theory".

1995 Sep. INRIA Lorraine and University of Nancy, France. Invited speaker at the first conference on Logical Aspects of Computational Linguistics.

1995 Sep. Department of Informatics, University of Grenoble, France. Guest lecture.

1995 Sep. Xerox Research Centre Europe, Grenoble, France. Guest lecture.

1994 Jun. Department of Linguistics, University of Konstanz, Germany. Invited speaker at a symposium on language and logic.

1994 Jun. Department of Computational Linguistics (CIS), University of Munich, Germany. Guest lecture series.

1994 Jun. Department of Computer Science, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Invited speaker at TYPES conference in Båstad.

1994 Mar. Department of Linguistics, School of African Studies, London, UK. Invited speaker at a workshop on grammars and logic.

1993 May. Department of Computer Science, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Invited speaker at TYPES conference.

1993 Feb. Department of Mathematics, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Guest Lecture.

1993 Feb. Department of Philosophy, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. Invited speaker in a logic workshop.

1993 Feb. Department of Linguistics, University of Konstanz, Germany. Guest lecture.

1993 Feb. Department of Linguistics, University of Tuebingen, Germany. Guest lecture.

1992 Dec. Department of Computing Science, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Guest lecture.

1992 Sep. Department of Philosophy, University of Leyden, The Netherlands. Invited speaker at a Type Theory workshop.

1992 Feb. Department of Linguistics, University of Konstanz, Germany. Guest lecture.

1992 Feb. Department of Computer Science, University of Tuebingen, Germany. Guest lecture.

1991 May. Department of Linguistics, University of Konstanz, Germany. Invited speaker at a symposium on lexical semantics.

1990 Jul. Department of Computational Linguistics (CIS), University of Munich, Germany. Invited speaker at a workshop on Categorial Grammars.

1990 Jan-Apr. Department of Mathematics, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Guest fellow.

1989 Dec. Department of Computing Science, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Guest lecture.

1988 Nov. Department of Mathematics, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Guest Lecture.