@inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-276407, title = {SB@ GU at the Complex Word Identification 2018 Shared Task}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Pilán, Ildikó}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA, USA}, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275368, title = {Towards Single Word Lexical Complexity Prediction.}, abstract = {In this paper we present work-in-progress where we investigate the usefulness of previously created word lists to the task of single-word lexical complexity analysis and prediction of the complexity level for learners of Swedish as a second language. The word lists used map each word to a single CEFR level, and the task consists of predicting CEFR levels for unseen words. In contrast to previous work on word-level lexical complexity, we experiment with topics as additional features and show that linking words to topics significantly increases accuracy of classification.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association of Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA }, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275364, title = {From Language Learning Platform to Infrastructure for Research on Language Learning}, abstract = {Lärka is an Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ICALL) platform developed at Språkbanken, as a flexible and a valuable source of additional learning material (e.g. via corpus- based exercises) and a support tool for both teachers and L2 learners of Swedish and students of (Swedish) linguistics. Nowadays, Lärka is being adapted into a central building block in an emerging second language research infrastructure within a larger context of the text-based research infrastructure developed by the national Swedish Language bank, Språkbanken, and SWE-CLARIN.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of CLARIN-2018 conference, Pisa, Italy}, author = {Alfter, David and Borin, Lars and Pilán, Ildikó and Lindström Tiedemann, Therese and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275362, title = {Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? A corpus-based pilot study of the lexical complexity in multi-word expressions.}, abstract = {Multi-word expressions (MWE) are assumed to be good predictors of language learner proficiency, however, there are no methods to establish at which level which MWEs can be assumed to be known. In this study we look at whether the target (proficiency) level of MWEs can be calculated based on the known level of its constituents.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of SLTC 2018, Stockholm, October 7-9, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @misc{Pilán-Ildikó2018-275358, title = {Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018), SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018 }, abstract = {The primary goal of the workshop series on Natural Language Processing for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL) is to create a meeting place for researchers working on the integration of Natural Language Processing and Speech Technologies in CALL systems and exploring the theoretical and methodological issues arising in this connection. The latter includes, among others, insights from Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research, on the one hand, and promoting the development of “Computational SLA” through setting up Second Language research infrastructure(s), on the other. The intersection of Natural Language Processing (or Language Technology / Computational Linguistics) and Speech Technology with Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) brings “understanding” of language to CALL tools, thus making CALL intelligent. This fact has given the name for this area of research – Intelligent CALL, ICALL. As the definition suggests, apart from having excellent knowledge of Natural Language Processing and/or Speech Technology, ICALL researchers need good insights into second language acquisition theories and practices, as well as knowledge of second language pedagogy and didactics. This workshop invites therefore a wide range of ICALL-relevant research, including studies where NLP-enriched tools are used for testing SLA and pedagogical theories, and vice versa, where SLA theories, pedagogical practices or empirical data are modeled in ICALL tools. The NLP4CALL workshop series is aimed at bringing together competencies from these areas for sharing experiences and brainstorming around the future of the field.}, author = {Pilán, Ildikó and Volodina, Elena and Alfter, David and Borin, Lars}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Linköping University Electronic Press}, adress = {Linköpings universitet}, ISBN = {978-91-7685-173-9}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-276407, title = {SB@ GU at the Complex Word Identification 2018 Shared Task}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Pilán, Ildikó}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA, USA}, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275368, title = {Towards Single Word Lexical Complexity Prediction.}, abstract = {In this paper we present work-in-progress where we investigate the usefulness of previously created word lists to the task of single-word lexical complexity analysis and prediction of the complexity level for learners of Swedish as a second language. The word lists used map each word to a single CEFR level, and the task consists of predicting CEFR levels for unseen words. In contrast to previous work on word-level lexical complexity, we experiment with topics as additional features and show that linking words to topics significantly increases accuracy of classification.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association of Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA }, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275364, title = {From Language Learning Platform to Infrastructure for Research on Language Learning}, abstract = {Lärka is an Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ICALL) platform developed at Språkbanken, as a flexible and a valuable source of additional learning material (e.g. via corpus- based exercises) and a support tool for both teachers and L2 learners of Swedish and students of (Swedish) linguistics. Nowadays, Lärka is being adapted into a central building block in an emerging second language research infrastructure within a larger context of the text-based research infrastructure developed by the national Swedish Language bank, Språkbanken, and SWE-CLARIN.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of CLARIN-2018 conference, Pisa, Italy}, author = {Alfter, David and Borin, Lars and Pilán, Ildikó and Lindström Tiedemann, Therese and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275362, title = {Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? A corpus-based pilot study of the lexical complexity in multi-word expressions.}, abstract = {Multi-word expressions (MWE) are assumed to be good predictors of language learner proficiency, however, there are no methods to establish at which level which MWEs can be assumed to be known. In this study we look at whether the target (proficiency) level of MWEs can be calculated based on the known level of its constituents.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of SLTC 2018, Stockholm, October 7-9, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @misc{Pilán-Ildikó2018-275358, title = {Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018), SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018 }, abstract = {The primary goal of the workshop series on Natural Language Processing for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL) is to create a meeting place for researchers working on the integration of Natural Language Processing and Speech Technologies in CALL systems and exploring the theoretical and methodological issues arising in this connection. The latter includes, among others, insights from Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research, on the one hand, and promoting the development of “Computational SLA” through setting up Second Language research infrastructure(s), on the other. The intersection of Natural Language Processing (or Language Technology / Computational Linguistics) and Speech Technology with Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) brings “understanding” of language to CALL tools, thus making CALL intelligent. This fact has given the name for this area of research – Intelligent CALL, ICALL. As the definition suggests, apart from having excellent knowledge of Natural Language Processing and/or Speech Technology, ICALL researchers need good insights into second language acquisition theories and practices, as well as knowledge of second language pedagogy and didactics. This workshop invites therefore a wide range of ICALL-relevant research, including studies where NLP-enriched tools are used for testing SLA and pedagogical theories, and vice versa, where SLA theories, pedagogical practices or empirical data are modeled in ICALL tools. The NLP4CALL workshop series is aimed at bringing together competencies from these areas for sharing experiences and brainstorming around the future of the field.}, author = {Pilán, Ildikó and Volodina, Elena and Alfter, David and Borin, Lars}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Linköping University Electronic Press}, adress = {Linköpings universitet}, ISBN = {978-91-7685-173-9}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-276407, title = {SB@ GU at the Complex Word Identification 2018 Shared Task}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Pilán, Ildikó}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA, USA}, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275368, title = {Towards Single Word Lexical Complexity Prediction.}, abstract = {In this paper we present work-in-progress where we investigate the usefulness of previously created word lists to the task of single-word lexical complexity analysis and prediction of the complexity level for learners of Swedish as a second language. The word lists used map each word to a single CEFR level, and the task consists of predicting CEFR levels for unseen words. In contrast to previous work on word-level lexical complexity, we experiment with topics as additional features and show that linking words to topics significantly increases accuracy of classification.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association of Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA }, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275364, title = {From Language Learning Platform to Infrastructure for Research on Language Learning}, abstract = {Lärka is an Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ICALL) platform developed at Språkbanken, as a flexible and a valuable source of additional learning material (e.g. via corpus- based exercises) and a support tool for both teachers and L2 learners of Swedish and students of (Swedish) linguistics. Nowadays, Lärka is being adapted into a central building block in an emerging second language research infrastructure within a larger context of the text-based research infrastructure developed by the national Swedish Language bank, Språkbanken, and SWE-CLARIN.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of CLARIN-2018 conference, Pisa, Italy}, author = {Alfter, David and Borin, Lars and Pilán, Ildikó and Lindström Tiedemann, Therese and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275362, title = {Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? A corpus-based pilot study of the lexical complexity in multi-word expressions.}, abstract = {Multi-word expressions (MWE) are assumed to be good predictors of language learner proficiency, however, there are no methods to establish at which level which MWEs can be assumed to be known. In this study we look at whether the target (proficiency) level of MWEs can be calculated based on the known level of its constituents.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of SLTC 2018, Stockholm, October 7-9, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @misc{Pilán-Ildikó2018-275358, title = {Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018), SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018 }, abstract = {The primary goal of the workshop series on Natural Language Processing for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL) is to create a meeting place for researchers working on the integration of Natural Language Processing and Speech Technologies in CALL systems and exploring the theoretical and methodological issues arising in this connection. The latter includes, among others, insights from Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research, on the one hand, and promoting the development of “Computational SLA” through setting up Second Language research infrastructure(s), on the other. The intersection of Natural Language Processing (or Language Technology / Computational Linguistics) and Speech Technology with Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) brings “understanding” of language to CALL tools, thus making CALL intelligent. This fact has given the name for this area of research – Intelligent CALL, ICALL. As the definition suggests, apart from having excellent knowledge of Natural Language Processing and/or Speech Technology, ICALL researchers need good insights into second language acquisition theories and practices, as well as knowledge of second language pedagogy and didactics. This workshop invites therefore a wide range of ICALL-relevant research, including studies where NLP-enriched tools are used for testing SLA and pedagogical theories, and vice versa, where SLA theories, pedagogical practices or empirical data are modeled in ICALL tools. The NLP4CALL workshop series is aimed at bringing together competencies from these areas for sharing experiences and brainstorming around the future of the field.}, author = {Pilán, Ildikó and Volodina, Elena and Alfter, David and Borin, Lars}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Linköping University Electronic Press}, adress = {Linköpings universitet}, ISBN = {978-91-7685-173-9}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-276407, title = {SB@ GU at the Complex Word Identification 2018 Shared Task}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Pilán, Ildikó}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA, USA}, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275368, title = {Towards Single Word Lexical Complexity Prediction.}, abstract = {In this paper we present work-in-progress where we investigate the usefulness of previously created word lists to the task of single-word lexical complexity analysis and prediction of the complexity level for learners of Swedish as a second language. The word lists used map each word to a single CEFR level, and the task consists of predicting CEFR levels for unseen words. In contrast to previous work on word-level lexical complexity, we experiment with topics as additional features and show that linking words to topics significantly increases accuracy of classification.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association of Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA }, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275364, title = {From Language Learning Platform to Infrastructure for Research on Language Learning}, abstract = {Lärka is an Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ICALL) platform developed at Språkbanken, as a flexible and a valuable source of additional learning material (e.g. via corpus- based exercises) and a support tool for both teachers and L2 learners of Swedish and students of (Swedish) linguistics. Nowadays, Lärka is being adapted into a central building block in an emerging second language research infrastructure within a larger context of the text-based research infrastructure developed by the national Swedish Language bank, Språkbanken, and SWE-CLARIN.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of CLARIN-2018 conference, Pisa, Italy}, author = {Alfter, David and Borin, Lars and Pilán, Ildikó and Lindström Tiedemann, Therese and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275362, title = {Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? A corpus-based pilot study of the lexical complexity in multi-word expressions.}, abstract = {Multi-word expressions (MWE) are assumed to be good predictors of language learner proficiency, however, there are no methods to establish at which level which MWEs can be assumed to be known. In this study we look at whether the target (proficiency) level of MWEs can be calculated based on the known level of its constituents.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of SLTC 2018, Stockholm, October 7-9, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @misc{Pilán-Ildikó2018-275358, title = {Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018), SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018 }, abstract = {The primary goal of the workshop series on Natural Language Processing for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL) is to create a meeting place for researchers working on the integration of Natural Language Processing and Speech Technologies in CALL systems and exploring the theoretical and methodological issues arising in this connection. The latter includes, among others, insights from Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research, on the one hand, and promoting the development of “Computational SLA” through setting up Second Language research infrastructure(s), on the other. The intersection of Natural Language Processing (or Language Technology / Computational Linguistics) and Speech Technology with Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) brings “understanding” of language to CALL tools, thus making CALL intelligent. This fact has given the name for this area of research – Intelligent CALL, ICALL. As the definition suggests, apart from having excellent knowledge of Natural Language Processing and/or Speech Technology, ICALL researchers need good insights into second language acquisition theories and practices, as well as knowledge of second language pedagogy and didactics. This workshop invites therefore a wide range of ICALL-relevant research, including studies where NLP-enriched tools are used for testing SLA and pedagogical theories, and vice versa, where SLA theories, pedagogical practices or empirical data are modeled in ICALL tools. The NLP4CALL workshop series is aimed at bringing together competencies from these areas for sharing experiences and brainstorming around the future of the field.}, author = {Pilán, Ildikó and Volodina, Elena and Alfter, David and Borin, Lars}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Linköping University Electronic Press}, adress = {Linköpings universitet}, ISBN = {978-91-7685-173-9}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-276407, title = {SB@ GU at the Complex Word Identification 2018 Shared Task}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Pilán, Ildikó}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA, USA}, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275368, title = {Towards Single Word Lexical Complexity Prediction.}, abstract = {In this paper we present work-in-progress where we investigate the usefulness of previously created word lists to the task of single-word lexical complexity analysis and prediction of the complexity level for learners of Swedish as a second language. The word lists used map each word to a single CEFR level, and the task consists of predicting CEFR levels for unseen words. In contrast to previous work on word-level lexical complexity, we experiment with topics as additional features and show that linking words to topics significantly increases accuracy of classification.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association of Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA }, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275364, title = {From Language Learning Platform to Infrastructure for Research on Language Learning}, abstract = {Lärka is an Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ICALL) platform developed at Språkbanken, as a flexible and a valuable source of additional learning material (e.g. via corpus- based exercises) and a support tool for both teachers and L2 learners of Swedish and students of (Swedish) linguistics. Nowadays, Lärka is being adapted into a central building block in an emerging second language research infrastructure within a larger context of the text-based research infrastructure developed by the national Swedish Language bank, Språkbanken, and SWE-CLARIN.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of CLARIN-2018 conference, Pisa, Italy}, author = {Alfter, David and Borin, Lars and Pilán, Ildikó and Lindström Tiedemann, Therese and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275362, title = {Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? A corpus-based pilot study of the lexical complexity in multi-word expressions.}, abstract = {Multi-word expressions (MWE) are assumed to be good predictors of language learner proficiency, however, there are no methods to establish at which level which MWEs can be assumed to be known. In this study we look at whether the target (proficiency) level of MWEs can be calculated based on the known level of its constituents.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of SLTC 2018, Stockholm, October 7-9, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @misc{Pilán-Ildikó2018-275358, title = {Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018), SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018 }, abstract = {The primary goal of the workshop series on Natural Language Processing for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL) is to create a meeting place for researchers working on the integration of Natural Language Processing and Speech Technologies in CALL systems and exploring the theoretical and methodological issues arising in this connection. The latter includes, among others, insights from Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research, on the one hand, and promoting the development of “Computational SLA” through setting up Second Language research infrastructure(s), on the other. The intersection of Natural Language Processing (or Language Technology / Computational Linguistics) and Speech Technology with Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) brings “understanding” of language to CALL tools, thus making CALL intelligent. This fact has given the name for this area of research – Intelligent CALL, ICALL. As the definition suggests, apart from having excellent knowledge of Natural Language Processing and/or Speech Technology, ICALL researchers need good insights into second language acquisition theories and practices, as well as knowledge of second language pedagogy and didactics. This workshop invites therefore a wide range of ICALL-relevant research, including studies where NLP-enriched tools are used for testing SLA and pedagogical theories, and vice versa, where SLA theories, pedagogical practices or empirical data are modeled in ICALL tools. The NLP4CALL workshop series is aimed at bringing together competencies from these areas for sharing experiences and brainstorming around the future of the field.}, author = {Pilán, Ildikó and Volodina, Elena and Alfter, David and Borin, Lars}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Linköping University Electronic Press}, adress = {Linköpings universitet}, ISBN = {978-91-7685-173-9}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-276407, title = {SB@ GU at the Complex Word Identification 2018 Shared Task}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Pilán, Ildikó}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA, USA}, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275368, title = {Towards Single Word Lexical Complexity Prediction.}, abstract = {In this paper we present work-in-progress where we investigate the usefulness of previously created word lists to the task of single-word lexical complexity analysis and prediction of the complexity level for learners of Swedish as a second language. The word lists used map each word to a single CEFR level, and the task consists of predicting CEFR levels for unseen words. In contrast to previous work on word-level lexical complexity, we experiment with topics as additional features and show that linking words to topics significantly increases accuracy of classification.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association of Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA }, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275364, title = {From Language Learning Platform to Infrastructure for Research on Language Learning}, abstract = {Lärka is an Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ICALL) platform developed at Språkbanken, as a flexible and a valuable source of additional learning material (e.g. via corpus- based exercises) and a support tool for both teachers and L2 learners of Swedish and students of (Swedish) linguistics. Nowadays, Lärka is being adapted into a central building block in an emerging second language research infrastructure within a larger context of the text-based research infrastructure developed by the national Swedish Language bank, Språkbanken, and SWE-CLARIN.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of CLARIN-2018 conference, Pisa, Italy}, author = {Alfter, David and Borin, Lars and Pilán, Ildikó and Lindström Tiedemann, Therese and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275362, title = {Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? A corpus-based pilot study of the lexical complexity in multi-word expressions.}, abstract = {Multi-word expressions (MWE) are assumed to be good predictors of language learner proficiency, however, there are no methods to establish at which level which MWEs can be assumed to be known. In this study we look at whether the target (proficiency) level of MWEs can be calculated based on the known level of its constituents.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of SLTC 2018, Stockholm, October 7-9, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @misc{Pilán-Ildikó2018-275358, title = {Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018), SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018 }, abstract = {The primary goal of the workshop series on Natural Language Processing for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL) is to create a meeting place for researchers working on the integration of Natural Language Processing and Speech Technologies in CALL systems and exploring the theoretical and methodological issues arising in this connection. The latter includes, among others, insights from Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research, on the one hand, and promoting the development of “Computational SLA” through setting up Second Language research infrastructure(s), on the other. The intersection of Natural Language Processing (or Language Technology / Computational Linguistics) and Speech Technology with Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) brings “understanding” of language to CALL tools, thus making CALL intelligent. This fact has given the name for this area of research – Intelligent CALL, ICALL. As the definition suggests, apart from having excellent knowledge of Natural Language Processing and/or Speech Technology, ICALL researchers need good insights into second language acquisition theories and practices, as well as knowledge of second language pedagogy and didactics. This workshop invites therefore a wide range of ICALL-relevant research, including studies where NLP-enriched tools are used for testing SLA and pedagogical theories, and vice versa, where SLA theories, pedagogical practices or empirical data are modeled in ICALL tools. The NLP4CALL workshop series is aimed at bringing together competencies from these areas for sharing experiences and brainstorming around the future of the field.}, author = {Pilán, Ildikó and Volodina, Elena and Alfter, David and Borin, Lars}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Linköping University Electronic Press}, adress = {Linköpings universitet}, ISBN = {978-91-7685-173-9}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-276407, title = {SB@ GU at the Complex Word Identification 2018 Shared Task}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Pilán, Ildikó}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA, USA}, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275368, title = {Towards Single Word Lexical Complexity Prediction.}, abstract = {In this paper we present work-in-progress where we investigate the usefulness of previously created word lists to the task of single-word lexical complexity analysis and prediction of the complexity level for learners of Swedish as a second language. The word lists used map each word to a single CEFR level, and the task consists of predicting CEFR levels for unseen words. In contrast to previous work on word-level lexical complexity, we experiment with topics as additional features and show that linking words to topics significantly increases accuracy of classification.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association of Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA }, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-276407, title = {SB@ GU at the Complex Word Identification 2018 Shared Task}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Pilán, Ildikó}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA, USA}, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275368, title = {Towards Single Word Lexical Complexity Prediction.}, abstract = {In this paper we present work-in-progress where we investigate the usefulness of previously created word lists to the task of single-word lexical complexity analysis and prediction of the complexity level for learners of Swedish as a second language. The word lists used map each word to a single CEFR level, and the task consists of predicting CEFR levels for unseen words. In contrast to previous work on word-level lexical complexity, we experiment with topics as additional features and show that linking words to topics significantly increases accuracy of classification.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association of Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA }, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275364, title = {From Language Learning Platform to Infrastructure for Research on Language Learning}, abstract = {Lärka is an Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ICALL) platform developed at Språkbanken, as a flexible and a valuable source of additional learning material (e.g. via corpus- based exercises) and a support tool for both teachers and L2 learners of Swedish and students of (Swedish) linguistics. Nowadays, Lärka is being adapted into a central building block in an emerging second language research infrastructure within a larger context of the text-based research infrastructure developed by the national Swedish Language bank, Språkbanken, and SWE-CLARIN.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of CLARIN-2018 conference, Pisa, Italy}, author = {Alfter, David and Borin, Lars and Pilán, Ildikó and Lindström Tiedemann, Therese and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275364, title = {From Language Learning Platform to Infrastructure for Research on Language Learning}, abstract = {Lärka is an Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ICALL) platform developed at Språkbanken, as a flexible and a valuable source of additional learning material (e.g. via corpus- based exercises) and a support tool for both teachers and L2 learners of Swedish and students of (Swedish) linguistics. Nowadays, Lärka is being adapted into a central building block in an emerging second language research infrastructure within a larger context of the text-based research infrastructure developed by the national Swedish Language bank, Språkbanken, and SWE-CLARIN.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of CLARIN-2018 conference, Pisa, Italy}, author = {Alfter, David and Borin, Lars and Pilán, Ildikó and Lindström Tiedemann, Therese and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275362, title = {Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? A corpus-based pilot study of the lexical complexity in multi-word expressions.}, abstract = {Multi-word expressions (MWE) are assumed to be good predictors of language learner proficiency, however, there are no methods to establish at which level which MWEs can be assumed to be known. In this study we look at whether the target (proficiency) level of MWEs can be calculated based on the known level of its constituents.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of SLTC 2018, Stockholm, October 7-9, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275362, title = {Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? A corpus-based pilot study of the lexical complexity in multi-word expressions.}, abstract = {Multi-word expressions (MWE) are assumed to be good predictors of language learner proficiency, however, there are no methods to establish at which level which MWEs can be assumed to be known. In this study we look at whether the target (proficiency) level of MWEs can be calculated based on the known level of its constituents.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of SLTC 2018, Stockholm, October 7-9, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @misc{Pilán-Ildikó2018-275358, title = {Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018), SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018 }, abstract = {The primary goal of the workshop series on Natural Language Processing for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL) is to create a meeting place for researchers working on the integration of Natural Language Processing and Speech Technologies in CALL systems and exploring the theoretical and methodological issues arising in this connection. The latter includes, among others, insights from Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research, on the one hand, and promoting the development of “Computational SLA” through setting up Second Language research infrastructure(s), on the other. The intersection of Natural Language Processing (or Language Technology / Computational Linguistics) and Speech Technology with Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) brings “understanding” of language to CALL tools, thus making CALL intelligent. This fact has given the name for this area of research – Intelligent CALL, ICALL. As the definition suggests, apart from having excellent knowledge of Natural Language Processing and/or Speech Technology, ICALL researchers need good insights into second language acquisition theories and practices, as well as knowledge of second language pedagogy and didactics. This workshop invites therefore a wide range of ICALL-relevant research, including studies where NLP-enriched tools are used for testing SLA and pedagogical theories, and vice versa, where SLA theories, pedagogical practices or empirical data are modeled in ICALL tools. The NLP4CALL workshop series is aimed at bringing together competencies from these areas for sharing experiences and brainstorming around the future of the field.}, author = {Pilán, Ildikó and Volodina, Elena and Alfter, David and Borin, Lars}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Linköping University Electronic Press}, adress = {Linköpings universitet}, ISBN = {978-91-7685-173-9}, } @misc{Pilán-Ildikó2018-275358, title = {Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018), SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018 }, abstract = {The primary goal of the workshop series on Natural Language Processing for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL) is to create a meeting place for researchers working on the integration of Natural Language Processing and Speech Technologies in CALL systems and exploring the theoretical and methodological issues arising in this connection. The latter includes, among others, insights from Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research, on the one hand, and promoting the development of “Computational SLA” through setting up Second Language research infrastructure(s), on the other. The intersection of Natural Language Processing (or Language Technology / Computational Linguistics) and Speech Technology with Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) brings “understanding” of language to CALL tools, thus making CALL intelligent. This fact has given the name for this area of research – Intelligent CALL, ICALL. As the definition suggests, apart from having excellent knowledge of Natural Language Processing and/or Speech Technology, ICALL researchers need good insights into second language acquisition theories and practices, as well as knowledge of second language pedagogy and didactics. This workshop invites therefore a wide range of ICALL-relevant research, including studies where NLP-enriched tools are used for testing SLA and pedagogical theories, and vice versa, where SLA theories, pedagogical practices or empirical data are modeled in ICALL tools. The NLP4CALL workshop series is aimed at bringing together competencies from these areas for sharing experiences and brainstorming around the future of the field.}, author = {Pilán, Ildikó and Volodina, Elena and Alfter, David and Borin, Lars}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Linköping University Electronic Press}, adress = {Linköpings universitet}, ISBN = {978-91-7685-173-9}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-276407, title = {SB@ GU at the Complex Word Identification 2018 Shared Task}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Pilán, Ildikó}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA, USA}, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275368, title = {Towards Single Word Lexical Complexity Prediction.}, abstract = {In this paper we present work-in-progress where we investigate the usefulness of previously created word lists to the task of single-word lexical complexity analysis and prediction of the complexity level for learners of Swedish as a second language. The word lists used map each word to a single CEFR level, and the task consists of predicting CEFR levels for unseen words. In contrast to previous work on word-level lexical complexity, we experiment with topics as additional features and show that linking words to topics significantly increases accuracy of classification.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association of Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA }, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275364, title = {From Language Learning Platform to Infrastructure for Research on Language Learning}, abstract = {Lärka is an Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ICALL) platform developed at Språkbanken, as a flexible and a valuable source of additional learning material (e.g. via corpus- based exercises) and a support tool for both teachers and L2 learners of Swedish and students of (Swedish) linguistics. Nowadays, Lärka is being adapted into a central building block in an emerging second language research infrastructure within a larger context of the text-based research infrastructure developed by the national Swedish Language bank, Språkbanken, and SWE-CLARIN.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of CLARIN-2018 conference, Pisa, Italy}, author = {Alfter, David and Borin, Lars and Pilán, Ildikó and Lindström Tiedemann, Therese and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275362, title = {Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? A corpus-based pilot study of the lexical complexity in multi-word expressions.}, abstract = {Multi-word expressions (MWE) are assumed to be good predictors of language learner proficiency, however, there are no methods to establish at which level which MWEs can be assumed to be known. In this study we look at whether the target (proficiency) level of MWEs can be calculated based on the known level of its constituents.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of SLTC 2018, Stockholm, October 7-9, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @misc{Pilán-Ildikó2018-275358, title = {Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018), SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018 }, abstract = {The primary goal of the workshop series on Natural Language Processing for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL) is to create a meeting place for researchers working on the integration of Natural Language Processing and Speech Technologies in CALL systems and exploring the theoretical and methodological issues arising in this connection. The latter includes, among others, insights from Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research, on the one hand, and promoting the development of “Computational SLA” through setting up Second Language research infrastructure(s), on the other. The intersection of Natural Language Processing (or Language Technology / Computational Linguistics) and Speech Technology with Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) brings “understanding” of language to CALL tools, thus making CALL intelligent. This fact has given the name for this area of research – Intelligent CALL, ICALL. As the definition suggests, apart from having excellent knowledge of Natural Language Processing and/or Speech Technology, ICALL researchers need good insights into second language acquisition theories and practices, as well as knowledge of second language pedagogy and didactics. This workshop invites therefore a wide range of ICALL-relevant research, including studies where NLP-enriched tools are used for testing SLA and pedagogical theories, and vice versa, where SLA theories, pedagogical practices or empirical data are modeled in ICALL tools. The NLP4CALL workshop series is aimed at bringing together competencies from these areas for sharing experiences and brainstorming around the future of the field.}, author = {Pilán, Ildikó and Volodina, Elena and Alfter, David and Borin, Lars}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Linköping University Electronic Press}, adress = {Linköpings universitet}, ISBN = {978-91-7685-173-9}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-276407, title = {SB@ GU at the Complex Word Identification 2018 Shared Task}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Pilán, Ildikó}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA, USA}, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275368, title = {Towards Single Word Lexical Complexity Prediction.}, abstract = {In this paper we present work-in-progress where we investigate the usefulness of previously created word lists to the task of single-word lexical complexity analysis and prediction of the complexity level for learners of Swedish as a second language. The word lists used map each word to a single CEFR level, and the task consists of predicting CEFR levels for unseen words. In contrast to previous work on word-level lexical complexity, we experiment with topics as additional features and show that linking words to topics significantly increases accuracy of classification.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association of Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA }, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275364, title = {From Language Learning Platform to Infrastructure for Research on Language Learning}, abstract = {Lärka is an Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ICALL) platform developed at Språkbanken, as a flexible and a valuable source of additional learning material (e.g. via corpus- based exercises) and a support tool for both teachers and L2 learners of Swedish and students of (Swedish) linguistics. Nowadays, Lärka is being adapted into a central building block in an emerging second language research infrastructure within a larger context of the text-based research infrastructure developed by the national Swedish Language bank, Språkbanken, and SWE-CLARIN.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of CLARIN-2018 conference, Pisa, Italy}, author = {Alfter, David and Borin, Lars and Pilán, Ildikó and Lindström Tiedemann, Therese and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275362, title = {Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? A corpus-based pilot study of the lexical complexity in multi-word expressions.}, abstract = {Multi-word expressions (MWE) are assumed to be good predictors of language learner proficiency, however, there are no methods to establish at which level which MWEs can be assumed to be known. In this study we look at whether the target (proficiency) level of MWEs can be calculated based on the known level of its constituents.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of SLTC 2018, Stockholm, October 7-9, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @misc{Pilán-Ildikó2018-275358, title = {Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018), SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018 }, abstract = {The primary goal of the workshop series on Natural Language Processing for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL) is to create a meeting place for researchers working on the integration of Natural Language Processing and Speech Technologies in CALL systems and exploring the theoretical and methodological issues arising in this connection. The latter includes, among others, insights from Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research, on the one hand, and promoting the development of “Computational SLA” through setting up Second Language research infrastructure(s), on the other. The intersection of Natural Language Processing (or Language Technology / Computational Linguistics) and Speech Technology with Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) brings “understanding” of language to CALL tools, thus making CALL intelligent. This fact has given the name for this area of research – Intelligent CALL, ICALL. As the definition suggests, apart from having excellent knowledge of Natural Language Processing and/or Speech Technology, ICALL researchers need good insights into second language acquisition theories and practices, as well as knowledge of second language pedagogy and didactics. This workshop invites therefore a wide range of ICALL-relevant research, including studies where NLP-enriched tools are used for testing SLA and pedagogical theories, and vice versa, where SLA theories, pedagogical practices or empirical data are modeled in ICALL tools. The NLP4CALL workshop series is aimed at bringing together competencies from these areas for sharing experiences and brainstorming around the future of the field.}, author = {Pilán, Ildikó and Volodina, Elena and Alfter, David and Borin, Lars}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Linköping University Electronic Press}, adress = {Linköpings universitet}, ISBN = {978-91-7685-173-9}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-276407, title = {SB@ GU at the Complex Word Identification 2018 Shared Task}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Pilán, Ildikó}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA, USA}, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275368, title = {Towards Single Word Lexical Complexity Prediction.}, abstract = {In this paper we present work-in-progress where we investigate the usefulness of previously created word lists to the task of single-word lexical complexity analysis and prediction of the complexity level for learners of Swedish as a second language. The word lists used map each word to a single CEFR level, and the task consists of predicting CEFR levels for unseen words. In contrast to previous work on word-level lexical complexity, we experiment with topics as additional features and show that linking words to topics significantly increases accuracy of classification.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association of Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA }, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275364, title = {From Language Learning Platform to Infrastructure for Research on Language Learning}, abstract = {Lärka is an Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ICALL) platform developed at Språkbanken, as a flexible and a valuable source of additional learning material (e.g. via corpus- based exercises) and a support tool for both teachers and L2 learners of Swedish and students of (Swedish) linguistics. Nowadays, Lärka is being adapted into a central building block in an emerging second language research infrastructure within a larger context of the text-based research infrastructure developed by the national Swedish Language bank, Språkbanken, and SWE-CLARIN.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of CLARIN-2018 conference, Pisa, Italy}, author = {Alfter, David and Borin, Lars and Pilán, Ildikó and Lindström Tiedemann, Therese and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275362, title = {Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? A corpus-based pilot study of the lexical complexity in multi-word expressions.}, abstract = {Multi-word expressions (MWE) are assumed to be good predictors of language learner proficiency, however, there are no methods to establish at which level which MWEs can be assumed to be known. In this study we look at whether the target (proficiency) level of MWEs can be calculated based on the known level of its constituents.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of SLTC 2018, Stockholm, October 7-9, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @misc{Pilán-Ildikó2018-275358, title = {Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018), SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018 }, abstract = {The primary goal of the workshop series on Natural Language Processing for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL) is to create a meeting place for researchers working on the integration of Natural Language Processing and Speech Technologies in CALL systems and exploring the theoretical and methodological issues arising in this connection. The latter includes, among others, insights from Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research, on the one hand, and promoting the development of “Computational SLA” through setting up Second Language research infrastructure(s), on the other. The intersection of Natural Language Processing (or Language Technology / Computational Linguistics) and Speech Technology with Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) brings “understanding” of language to CALL tools, thus making CALL intelligent. This fact has given the name for this area of research – Intelligent CALL, ICALL. As the definition suggests, apart from having excellent knowledge of Natural Language Processing and/or Speech Technology, ICALL researchers need good insights into second language acquisition theories and practices, as well as knowledge of second language pedagogy and didactics. This workshop invites therefore a wide range of ICALL-relevant research, including studies where NLP-enriched tools are used for testing SLA and pedagogical theories, and vice versa, where SLA theories, pedagogical practices or empirical data are modeled in ICALL tools. The NLP4CALL workshop series is aimed at bringing together competencies from these areas for sharing experiences and brainstorming around the future of the field.}, author = {Pilán, Ildikó and Volodina, Elena and Alfter, David and Borin, Lars}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Linköping University Electronic Press}, adress = {Linköpings universitet}, ISBN = {978-91-7685-173-9}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-276407, title = {SB@ GU at the Complex Word Identification 2018 Shared Task}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Pilán, Ildikó}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA, USA}, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275368, title = {Towards Single Word Lexical Complexity Prediction.}, abstract = {In this paper we present work-in-progress where we investigate the usefulness of previously created word lists to the task of single-word lexical complexity analysis and prediction of the complexity level for learners of Swedish as a second language. The word lists used map each word to a single CEFR level, and the task consists of predicting CEFR levels for unseen words. In contrast to previous work on word-level lexical complexity, we experiment with topics as additional features and show that linking words to topics significantly increases accuracy of classification.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association of Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA }, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275364, title = {From Language Learning Platform to Infrastructure for Research on Language Learning}, abstract = {Lärka is an Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ICALL) platform developed at Språkbanken, as a flexible and a valuable source of additional learning material (e.g. via corpus- based exercises) and a support tool for both teachers and L2 learners of Swedish and students of (Swedish) linguistics. Nowadays, Lärka is being adapted into a central building block in an emerging second language research infrastructure within a larger context of the text-based research infrastructure developed by the national Swedish Language bank, Språkbanken, and SWE-CLARIN.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of CLARIN-2018 conference, Pisa, Italy}, author = {Alfter, David and Borin, Lars and Pilán, Ildikó and Lindström Tiedemann, Therese and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275362, title = {Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? A corpus-based pilot study of the lexical complexity in multi-word expressions.}, abstract = {Multi-word expressions (MWE) are assumed to be good predictors of language learner proficiency, however, there are no methods to establish at which level which MWEs can be assumed to be known. In this study we look at whether the target (proficiency) level of MWEs can be calculated based on the known level of its constituents.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of SLTC 2018, Stockholm, October 7-9, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @misc{Pilán-Ildikó2018-275358, title = {Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018), SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018 }, abstract = {The primary goal of the workshop series on Natural Language Processing for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL) is to create a meeting place for researchers working on the integration of Natural Language Processing and Speech Technologies in CALL systems and exploring the theoretical and methodological issues arising in this connection. The latter includes, among others, insights from Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research, on the one hand, and promoting the development of “Computational SLA” through setting up Second Language research infrastructure(s), on the other. The intersection of Natural Language Processing (or Language Technology / Computational Linguistics) and Speech Technology with Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) brings “understanding” of language to CALL tools, thus making CALL intelligent. This fact has given the name for this area of research – Intelligent CALL, ICALL. As the definition suggests, apart from having excellent knowledge of Natural Language Processing and/or Speech Technology, ICALL researchers need good insights into second language acquisition theories and practices, as well as knowledge of second language pedagogy and didactics. This workshop invites therefore a wide range of ICALL-relevant research, including studies where NLP-enriched tools are used for testing SLA and pedagogical theories, and vice versa, where SLA theories, pedagogical practices or empirical data are modeled in ICALL tools. The NLP4CALL workshop series is aimed at bringing together competencies from these areas for sharing experiences and brainstorming around the future of the field.}, author = {Pilán, Ildikó and Volodina, Elena and Alfter, David and Borin, Lars}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Linköping University Electronic Press}, adress = {Linköpings universitet}, ISBN = {978-91-7685-173-9}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-276407, title = {SB@ GU at the Complex Word Identification 2018 Shared Task}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Pilán, Ildikó}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA, USA}, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275368, title = {Towards Single Word Lexical Complexity Prediction.}, abstract = {In this paper we present work-in-progress where we investigate the usefulness of previously created word lists to the task of single-word lexical complexity analysis and prediction of the complexity level for learners of Swedish as a second language. The word lists used map each word to a single CEFR level, and the task consists of predicting CEFR levels for unseen words. In contrast to previous work on word-level lexical complexity, we experiment with topics as additional features and show that linking words to topics significantly increases accuracy of classification.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association of Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA }, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275364, title = {From Language Learning Platform to Infrastructure for Research on Language Learning}, abstract = {Lärka is an Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ICALL) platform developed at Språkbanken, as a flexible and a valuable source of additional learning material (e.g. via corpus- based exercises) and a support tool for both teachers and L2 learners of Swedish and students of (Swedish) linguistics. Nowadays, Lärka is being adapted into a central building block in an emerging second language research infrastructure within a larger context of the text-based research infrastructure developed by the national Swedish Language bank, Språkbanken, and SWE-CLARIN.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of CLARIN-2018 conference, Pisa, Italy}, author = {Alfter, David and Borin, Lars and Pilán, Ildikó and Lindström Tiedemann, Therese and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275362, title = {Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? A corpus-based pilot study of the lexical complexity in multi-word expressions.}, abstract = {Multi-word expressions (MWE) are assumed to be good predictors of language learner proficiency, however, there are no methods to establish at which level which MWEs can be assumed to be known. In this study we look at whether the target (proficiency) level of MWEs can be calculated based on the known level of its constituents.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of SLTC 2018, Stockholm, October 7-9, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-276407, title = {SB@ GU at the Complex Word Identification 2018 Shared Task}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Pilán, Ildikó}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA, USA}, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @misc{Pilán-Ildikó2018-275358, title = {Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018), SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018 }, abstract = {The primary goal of the workshop series on Natural Language Processing for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL) is to create a meeting place for researchers working on the integration of Natural Language Processing and Speech Technologies in CALL systems and exploring the theoretical and methodological issues arising in this connection. The latter includes, among others, insights from Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research, on the one hand, and promoting the development of “Computational SLA” through setting up Second Language research infrastructure(s), on the other. The intersection of Natural Language Processing (or Language Technology / Computational Linguistics) and Speech Technology with Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) brings “understanding” of language to CALL tools, thus making CALL intelligent. This fact has given the name for this area of research – Intelligent CALL, ICALL. As the definition suggests, apart from having excellent knowledge of Natural Language Processing and/or Speech Technology, ICALL researchers need good insights into second language acquisition theories and practices, as well as knowledge of second language pedagogy and didactics. This workshop invites therefore a wide range of ICALL-relevant research, including studies where NLP-enriched tools are used for testing SLA and pedagogical theories, and vice versa, where SLA theories, pedagogical practices or empirical data are modeled in ICALL tools. The NLP4CALL workshop series is aimed at bringing together competencies from these areas for sharing experiences and brainstorming around the future of the field.}, author = {Pilán, Ildikó and Volodina, Elena and Alfter, David and Borin, Lars}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Linköping University Electronic Press}, adress = {Linköpings universitet}, ISBN = {978-91-7685-173-9}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275368, title = {Towards Single Word Lexical Complexity Prediction.}, abstract = {In this paper we present work-in-progress where we investigate the usefulness of previously created word lists to the task of single-word lexical complexity analysis and prediction of the complexity level for learners of Swedish as a second language. The word lists used map each word to a single CEFR level, and the task consists of predicting CEFR levels for unseen words. In contrast to previous work on word-level lexical complexity, we experiment with topics as additional features and show that linking words to topics significantly increases accuracy of classification.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association of Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA }, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275364, title = {From Language Learning Platform to Infrastructure for Research on Language Learning}, abstract = {Lärka is an Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ICALL) platform developed at Språkbanken, as a flexible and a valuable source of additional learning material (e.g. via corpus- based exercises) and a support tool for both teachers and L2 learners of Swedish and students of (Swedish) linguistics. Nowadays, Lärka is being adapted into a central building block in an emerging second language research infrastructure within a larger context of the text-based research infrastructure developed by the national Swedish Language bank, Språkbanken, and SWE-CLARIN.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of CLARIN-2018 conference, Pisa, Italy}, author = {Alfter, David and Borin, Lars and Pilán, Ildikó and Lindström Tiedemann, Therese and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275362, title = {Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? A corpus-based pilot study of the lexical complexity in multi-word expressions.}, abstract = {Multi-word expressions (MWE) are assumed to be good predictors of language learner proficiency, however, there are no methods to establish at which level which MWEs can be assumed to be known. In this study we look at whether the target (proficiency) level of MWEs can be calculated based on the known level of its constituents.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of SLTC 2018, Stockholm, October 7-9, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @misc{Pilán-Ildikó2018-275358, title = {Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018), SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018 }, abstract = {The primary goal of the workshop series on Natural Language Processing for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL) is to create a meeting place for researchers working on the integration of Natural Language Processing and Speech Technologies in CALL systems and exploring the theoretical and methodological issues arising in this connection. The latter includes, among others, insights from Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research, on the one hand, and promoting the development of “Computational SLA” through setting up Second Language research infrastructure(s), on the other. The intersection of Natural Language Processing (or Language Technology / Computational Linguistics) and Speech Technology with Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) brings “understanding” of language to CALL tools, thus making CALL intelligent. This fact has given the name for this area of research – Intelligent CALL, ICALL. As the definition suggests, apart from having excellent knowledge of Natural Language Processing and/or Speech Technology, ICALL researchers need good insights into second language acquisition theories and practices, as well as knowledge of second language pedagogy and didactics. This workshop invites therefore a wide range of ICALL-relevant research, including studies where NLP-enriched tools are used for testing SLA and pedagogical theories, and vice versa, where SLA theories, pedagogical practices or empirical data are modeled in ICALL tools. The NLP4CALL workshop series is aimed at bringing together competencies from these areas for sharing experiences and brainstorming around the future of the field.}, author = {Pilán, Ildikó and Volodina, Elena and Alfter, David and Borin, Lars}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Linköping University Electronic Press}, adress = {Linköpings universitet}, ISBN = {978-91-7685-173-9}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-276407, title = {SB@ GU at the Complex Word Identification 2018 Shared Task}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Pilán, Ildikó}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA, USA}, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275368, title = {Towards Single Word Lexical Complexity Prediction.}, abstract = {In this paper we present work-in-progress where we investigate the usefulness of previously created word lists to the task of single-word lexical complexity analysis and prediction of the complexity level for learners of Swedish as a second language. The word lists used map each word to a single CEFR level, and the task consists of predicting CEFR levels for unseen words. In contrast to previous work on word-level lexical complexity, we experiment with topics as additional features and show that linking words to topics significantly increases accuracy of classification.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association of Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA }, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275364, title = {From Language Learning Platform to Infrastructure for Research on Language Learning}, abstract = {Lärka is an Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ICALL) platform developed at Språkbanken, as a flexible and a valuable source of additional learning material (e.g. via corpus- based exercises) and a support tool for both teachers and L2 learners of Swedish and students of (Swedish) linguistics. Nowadays, Lärka is being adapted into a central building block in an emerging second language research infrastructure within a larger context of the text-based research infrastructure developed by the national Swedish Language bank, Språkbanken, and SWE-CLARIN.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of CLARIN-2018 conference, Pisa, Italy}, author = {Alfter, David and Borin, Lars and Pilán, Ildikó and Lindström Tiedemann, Therese and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275362, title = {Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? A corpus-based pilot study of the lexical complexity in multi-word expressions.}, abstract = {Multi-word expressions (MWE) are assumed to be good predictors of language learner proficiency, however, there are no methods to establish at which level which MWEs can be assumed to be known. In this study we look at whether the target (proficiency) level of MWEs can be calculated based on the known level of its constituents.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of SLTC 2018, Stockholm, October 7-9, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @misc{Pilán-Ildikó2018-275358, title = {Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018), SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018 }, abstract = {The primary goal of the workshop series on Natural Language Processing for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL) is to create a meeting place for researchers working on the integration of Natural Language Processing and Speech Technologies in CALL systems and exploring the theoretical and methodological issues arising in this connection. The latter includes, among others, insights from Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research, on the one hand, and promoting the development of “Computational SLA” through setting up Second Language research infrastructure(s), on the other. The intersection of Natural Language Processing (or Language Technology / Computational Linguistics) and Speech Technology with Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) brings “understanding” of language to CALL tools, thus making CALL intelligent. This fact has given the name for this area of research – Intelligent CALL, ICALL. As the definition suggests, apart from having excellent knowledge of Natural Language Processing and/or Speech Technology, ICALL researchers need good insights into second language acquisition theories and practices, as well as knowledge of second language pedagogy and didactics. This workshop invites therefore a wide range of ICALL-relevant research, including studies where NLP-enriched tools are used for testing SLA and pedagogical theories, and vice versa, where SLA theories, pedagogical practices or empirical data are modeled in ICALL tools. The NLP4CALL workshop series is aimed at bringing together competencies from these areas for sharing experiences and brainstorming around the future of the field.}, author = {Pilán, Ildikó and Volodina, Elena and Alfter, David and Borin, Lars}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Linköping University Electronic Press}, adress = {Linköpings universitet}, ISBN = {978-91-7685-173-9}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-276407, title = {SB@ GU at the Complex Word Identification 2018 Shared Task}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Pilán, Ildikó}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA, USA}, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275368, title = {Towards Single Word Lexical Complexity Prediction.}, abstract = {In this paper we present work-in-progress where we investigate the usefulness of previously created word lists to the task of single-word lexical complexity analysis and prediction of the complexity level for learners of Swedish as a second language. The word lists used map each word to a single CEFR level, and the task consists of predicting CEFR levels for unseen words. In contrast to previous work on word-level lexical complexity, we experiment with topics as additional features and show that linking words to topics significantly increases accuracy of classification.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association of Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA }, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275364, title = {From Language Learning Platform to Infrastructure for Research on Language Learning}, abstract = {Lärka is an Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ICALL) platform developed at Språkbanken, as a flexible and a valuable source of additional learning material (e.g. via corpus- based exercises) and a support tool for both teachers and L2 learners of Swedish and students of (Swedish) linguistics. Nowadays, Lärka is being adapted into a central building block in an emerging second language research infrastructure within a larger context of the text-based research infrastructure developed by the national Swedish Language bank, Språkbanken, and SWE-CLARIN.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of CLARIN-2018 conference, Pisa, Italy}, author = {Alfter, David and Borin, Lars and Pilán, Ildikó and Lindström Tiedemann, Therese and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275362, title = {Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? A corpus-based pilot study of the lexical complexity in multi-word expressions.}, abstract = {Multi-word expressions (MWE) are assumed to be good predictors of language learner proficiency, however, there are no methods to establish at which level which MWEs can be assumed to be known. In this study we look at whether the target (proficiency) level of MWEs can be calculated based on the known level of its constituents.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of SLTC 2018, Stockholm, October 7-9, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @misc{Pilán-Ildikó2018-275358, title = {Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018), SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018 }, abstract = {The primary goal of the workshop series on Natural Language Processing for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL) is to create a meeting place for researchers working on the integration of Natural Language Processing and Speech Technologies in CALL systems and exploring the theoretical and methodological issues arising in this connection. The latter includes, among others, insights from Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research, on the one hand, and promoting the development of “Computational SLA” through setting up Second Language research infrastructure(s), on the other. The intersection of Natural Language Processing (or Language Technology / Computational Linguistics) and Speech Technology with Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) brings “understanding” of language to CALL tools, thus making CALL intelligent. This fact has given the name for this area of research – Intelligent CALL, ICALL. As the definition suggests, apart from having excellent knowledge of Natural Language Processing and/or Speech Technology, ICALL researchers need good insights into second language acquisition theories and practices, as well as knowledge of second language pedagogy and didactics. This workshop invites therefore a wide range of ICALL-relevant research, including studies where NLP-enriched tools are used for testing SLA and pedagogical theories, and vice versa, where SLA theories, pedagogical practices or empirical data are modeled in ICALL tools. The NLP4CALL workshop series is aimed at bringing together competencies from these areas for sharing experiences and brainstorming around the future of the field.}, author = {Pilán, Ildikó and Volodina, Elena and Alfter, David and Borin, Lars}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Linköping University Electronic Press}, adress = {Linköpings universitet}, ISBN = {978-91-7685-173-9}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-276407, title = {SB@ GU at the Complex Word Identification 2018 Shared Task}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Pilán, Ildikó}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA, USA}, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275368, title = {Towards Single Word Lexical Complexity Prediction.}, abstract = {In this paper we present work-in-progress where we investigate the usefulness of previously created word lists to the task of single-word lexical complexity analysis and prediction of the complexity level for learners of Swedish as a second language. The word lists used map each word to a single CEFR level, and the task consists of predicting CEFR levels for unseen words. In contrast to previous work on word-level lexical complexity, we experiment with topics as additional features and show that linking words to topics significantly increases accuracy of classification.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Association of Computational Linguistics}, adress = {Stroudsburg, PA }, ISBN = {978-1-948087-11-7}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275364, title = {From Language Learning Platform to Infrastructure for Research on Language Learning}, abstract = {Lärka is an Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ICALL) platform developed at Språkbanken, as a flexible and a valuable source of additional learning material (e.g. via corpus- based exercises) and a support tool for both teachers and L2 learners of Swedish and students of (Swedish) linguistics. Nowadays, Lärka is being adapted into a central building block in an emerging second language research infrastructure within a larger context of the text-based research infrastructure developed by the national Swedish Language bank, Språkbanken, and SWE-CLARIN.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of CLARIN-2018 conference, Pisa, Italy}, author = {Alfter, David and Borin, Lars and Pilán, Ildikó and Lindström Tiedemann, Therese and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @inProceedings{Alfter-David2018-275362, title = {Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? A corpus-based pilot study of the lexical complexity in multi-word expressions.}, abstract = {Multi-word expressions (MWE) are assumed to be good predictors of language learner proficiency, however, there are no methods to establish at which level which MWEs can be assumed to be known. In this study we look at whether the target (proficiency) level of MWEs can be calculated based on the known level of its constituents.}, booktitle = {Proceedings of SLTC 2018, Stockholm, October 7-9, 2018}, author = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena}, year = {2018}, } @misc{Pilán-Ildikó2018-275358, title = {Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018), SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018 }, abstract = {The primary goal of the workshop series on Natural Language Processing for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL) is to create a meeting place for researchers working on the integration of Natural Language Processing and Speech Technologies in CALL systems and exploring the theoretical and methodological issues arising in this connection. The latter includes, among others, insights from Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research, on the one hand, and promoting the development of “Computational SLA” through setting up Second Language research infrastructure(s), on the other. The intersection of Natural Language Processing (or Language Technology / Computational Linguistics) and Speech Technology with Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) brings “understanding” of language to CALL tools, thus making CALL intelligent. This fact has given the name for this area of research – Intelligent CALL, ICALL. As the definition suggests, apart from having excellent knowledge of Natural Language Processing and/or Speech Technology, ICALL researchers need good insights into second language acquisition theories and practices, as well as knowledge of second language pedagogy and didactics. This workshop invites therefore a wide range of ICALL-relevant research, including studies where NLP-enriched tools are used for testing SLA and pedagogical theories, and vice versa, where SLA theories, pedagogical practices or empirical data are modeled in ICALL tools. The NLP4CALL workshop series is aimed at bringing together competencies from these areas for sharing experiences and brainstorming around the future of the field.}, author = {Pilán, Ildikó and Volodina, Elena and Alfter, David and Borin, Lars}, year = {2018}, publisher = {Linköping University Electronic Press}, adress = {Linköpings universitet}, ISBN = {978-91-7685-173-9}, }