PhD and MSc Contest


This contest was designed to recognize the best of emerging academic work on processing of the Portuguese language and related issues, concluded in the three years preceding the end of 2009. There were 8 submissions in total (from Brazil and Portugal), of which the top 3 in each category were selected by the evaluation committee for final evaluation at the conference. The papers from the selected final contestants are listed below.

Best PhD Dissertations

Entropy Guided Transformation Learning
Cícero Nogueira dos Santos, Ruy L. Milidiú

A Relational Approach for Word Sense Disambiguation
Lucia Specia, Maria das Graças Volpe Nunes, Mark Stevenson

Transfer rule and bilingual dictionary automatic induction in the ReTraTos project
Helena de Medeiros Caseli, Maria das Graças Volpe Nunes

Best MSc Dissertations

PROPOR 2010 hosted by PUCRS - Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul