Mikel Iruskieta

Ixa research group
Didactics of Language and Literature Deparment
University of the Basque Country

Lecturer profesor (courses in Basque)
- Communicative Competence II
- Language and Innovation
- Language Analysis and Processing

Ixa kideak

Tel: 0034946017569

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I am interested in the following research issues:

- Digital Humanities
- Processing Basque
- Semantic, Syntactic and Discourse Parsing
- Coherence Relations and Discourse Markers
- Sentiment Analysis, Summarization and Machine Translation
- Didactics of Language


Member of the Knowledge Sharing Infrastructure Committee (CLARIN-ERIC):


Director of an university-specific degree on Technology and Education:

www.hezikt.eus: IKTak eta Konpetentzia Digitalak Hezkuntzan, Etengabeko Formakuntzan, eta Hizkuntzen Irakaskuntzan.

Colaborating students:

Jon Alkorta: "Sentiment analysis of Basque texts". PhD supervisor with Koldo Gojenola. UPV/EHU (Donostia), programme in Language and Analysis Processing (HAP/LAP).

Unai Atutxa: "Summarization of Basque texts". PhD supervisor. UPV/EHU (Leioa), programme in Language and Analysis Processing (HAP/LAP).

Language Technology tools:
- ANALHITZA: a tool to process massively and easily Basque, Spanish and English texts.

- Central Unit detector: a tool to segment discourse units and find the most important unit of Basque scientific abstract texts.

Corpus Annotation:
- The RST Basque TreeBank.

Organising Committees:
- VI Workshop "
Recent Advances in RST and Related Formalisms" (2017) in conjunction with INLG 2017. Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
- V Workshop "
RST and Discourse Studies" (2015). Alicante (Spain)
- 14th International Conference on
Parsing Technologies (IWPT) (2015). Bilbao (Basque Country)
- IV Workshop "
RST and Discourse Studies" (2013). Fortaleza (Brasil)
- The 25th edition of the Annual Conference of the
SEPLN-09 (2009). Donostia (Basque Country)
- Gender Equality conference (2009). Bilbao (Basque Country)
Third International Workshop on Semantics, Pragmatics and Rhetoric SPR-05 (2005). Donostia (Basque Country)

Scientific Committees:
- III Workshop A RST e os Estudos do Texto (2011). Cuiaba (Brasil)
- 3rd International Conference on Linguistic & Psycholinguistic Approaches to Text Structuring. (LPTS 2016) (2011). Valencia (Spain)

Interesting links:

Linguistic engenieering
Translators and correctors

- Pen Club
- Literature portal
- Sociolinguistics Cluster

- Journal
- Daily Newspaper
- Folklore




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