Natural language processing tech for the desktop!

Jordi Polo mumismo at
Wed Oct 22 16:28:45 BST 2008

Thanks, I am waiting for the aproval to enter the mailing list.

I wonder if automatic extraction of nepomuk relations from texts or webs
from the user's computer would be of any use ...

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 4:34 AM, Adriaan de Groot <groot at> wrote:

> On Tuesday 21 October 2008, Jordi Polo wrote:
> > I __might__ be able to choose a project to work one year (I mean one
> year,
> > every day, several hours/day). The project must be something related to
> > (Natural Language Processing). I love KDE and did some kde programming
> > before (still some todo item in the kde 4.2 feature list...cough cough ).
> > I am pretty sure that something can take advantage of language processing
> > on the whole KDE desktop. I just need to convince my teacher that working
> > on that can be called research.
> Hi Jordi,
> That sounds like a wonderful opportunity.
> Please drop in on kde-research (there's a mailing list,
> kde-research at
> and an irc channel #kde-research) to talk about this. There's a small group
> of researchers (Celeste, Paul, Kevin, Josef, myself -- and others I can't
> think of quite off the top of my head) covering SOA, HIG, CMM and lots of
> other topics. KDE-Research is more a place to try to coordinate research
> action when it makes sense than a real work-out ground, but we'd love to
> have
> you over there.
> It *might* make it easier on your teacher to know you'll be working with
> researchers from other universities on this topic; that kind of
> collaboration
> can help push a project -- as well as help out in publication efforts. That
> is, after all, what a researcher lives for.
> There's some strong NLP work done in Nijmegen related to NL queries and
> search, as well as a little automatic translation IIRC. Those might be good
> people to talk to as well.
> [ade]
> --
> These are your friends - Adem
>    GPG: FEA2 A3FE Adriaan de Groot

Jordi Polo Carres
NLP laboratory - NAIST
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