02 June 2008

Yorick Wilks wins Zampolli Prize

Yorick Wilks speaking

Prof Yorick Wilks of the DCS NLP group has been awarded the biennial Zampolli Prize for 2008 by the European Language Development Association at LREC-08 at Marrakech on 28 May in the Palais des Congres:the prize is 10,000 euro plus a certificate and prize lecture.

The Zampolli prize is awarded for 'Outstanding Contributions to the Advancement of Language Resources and Language Technology Evaluation within Human Language Technologies'.

Yorick Wilks is awarded the Prize