Section: Dissemination

Promoting Scientific Activities

Scientific events organisation

General chair, scientific chair
  • Maxime Amblard organized the workshop (In)Cohérence du discours 3, with the SLAM project (Schizophrenia and Language: Analysis and Modeling).

    The objective of the workshop was to discuss the latest advances in the modelling of discourses in particular those with pathological issues. The adopted modeling paradigm is that of formal semantics, which falls within the scope of both linguistics and logic while also making ties to the philosophy of language.

  • Maxime Amblard co-organized with Karen Fort and Gilles Adda the first workshop ETeRNAL about ethics in natural language processing.

Member of the organizing committees
  • Maxime Amblard and Jiří Maršík were members of the organization committee of the workshop (In)Cohérence du discours 3.

Scientific events selection

Chair of conference program committees
  • Philippe de Groote and Sylvain Pogodalla are members of the steering committee of the international conference series Logical Aspects of Computational Linguistics (LACL).

  • Maxime Amblard is member of the steering committee of the workshop (In)Coherence of Discourse

Member of the conference program committees
  • Guy Perrier was member of the program committee of the ACL workshop “Grammar Engineering Across Frameworks” (GEAF2015), 30 July 2015, Bejing (China).

  • Philippe de Groote was member of the program committee of the 20th Conference on Formal Grammar (Barcelona, Spain, August 8–9, 2015).

  • Maxime Amblard:

    • Reviewer for Traitement Automatique des Langues Naturelles (TALN) 2015

    • Reviewer for Journées de Phonétique Clinique (JPC) 6

    • Reviewer for (In)Cohérence du discours 3

    • Reviewer for the workshop ETeRNAL 1

  • Sylvain Pogodalla:

    • Reviewer for the international workshop on Logic and Engineering of Natural Language Semantics 12 (LENLS12).

  • Bruno Guillaume:

    • Reviewer for the international conference Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2016).


Member of the editorial boards
  • Philippe de Groote:

    • Area editor of the FoLLI-LNCS series.

    • Associate editor of Higher-Order and Symbolic Computation.

    • Member of the editorial board of Cahiers du Centre de Logique.

  • Sylvain Pogodalla: Member of the editorial board of the journal Traitement Automatique des Langues , in charge of the Résumés de thèses section.

Reviewer - Reviewing activities

Scientific expertise

  • Maxime Amblard has provided scientific evaluation for the AAP ASTRID (Accompagnement spécifique des travaux de recherches et d’innovation défense)

Research administration

Maxime Amblard is member of:

  • Scientific council of the Univ. Lorraine

  • board of the Scientific council of the Univ. Lorraine

  • Lab council (LORIA)

  • management council of the "Maison des sciences de l'homme" MSH-Lorraine

Maxime Amblard is the head of the master second year in Natural Language Processing.

Bruno Guillaume is the head of the department Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Discovery.

Bruno Guillaume was one of the two animators of the CPER 2015-2020 project “Langues, Connaissances et Humanités Numériques” (Languages, Knowledge and Digital Humanities) in which ten laboratories of the Université de Lorraine are implied.

Bruno Guillaume is an elected member of the “Pôle scientifique AM2I” of the Université de Lorraine.

Bruno Guillaume is a member of the Comipers (Inria committee for PhD and Post-doctoral selection).