2007

Language Independence in Natural Language Applications. University of Caen. Caen, France, under invitation of Dr. Antoine Doucet. December 6, 2007.

Biology Based Alignments of Paraphrases for Sentence Compression. INESC. Lisbon, Portugal, under invitation of Dr. Isabel Trancoso. June 15, 2007.

2006

Automatic Knowledge Representation using a Graph based Algorithm for Language Independent Lexical Chaining. University of Beira Interior. Covilhã, Portugal, under invitation of Prof.Mário Freire, PhD for the IEEE Computer Science Portuguese Chapter. December 15th, 2006. GaëlDias.

Towards Web Browsing for Visually Impaired People. INESC. Lisbon, Portugal, under invitation of Prof.Isabel Trancoso, PhD. December 5th, 2006. GaëlDias.

Invited speaker of the Ⅱ Workshop on Statistics, Mathematics and Computation, Lisbon, Portugal, November 8–9, 2006. GaëlDias.

Invited speaker of the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Mathematics and Statistics, Tomar, Portugal, September 1–4, 2006. GaëlDias.

Invited speaker of the Ⅻ International Summer Conference on Probability and Statistics, Seminar of Statistical Data Analysis, Workshop on Industrial Statistics, Созопол, Bulgaria, June 17–25, 2006. GaëlDias.

Efficient Text Summarization for Web browsing on Handheld Devices. University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal, Computer Science Days. April 6th, 2006. GaëlDias.

Web Search. University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, under invitation of Prof.Francisco Couto, PhD. March 20th, 2006. GaëlDias and Ricardo Campos.

Text Mining and NLP Applications. University of Plovdiv, Пловдив, Bulgaria, under invitation of Prof.Веска Нончева, PhD. March 1st, 2006. GaëlDias.

Automatic Clustering of Webpages. University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, under invitation of Prof.Alípio Jorge, PhD. February 23rd, 2006. GaëlDias and Ricardo Campos.

2005

Efficient Extraction of Multiword Units. University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, under invitation of Prof.Helena Ahonen–Myka, PhD. November 18th, 2005. GaëlDias.

Clustering of Web Pages Using Web Content Mining Techniques. LIFO, University of Orléans, Orléans, France, under invitation of Prof.Guillaume Cleuziou, PhD. September 12th, 2005. GaëlDias.

Sentence Compression for Text Summarization: The State of the Art. University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, under invitation of Prof.Pavel Brázdil, PhD. June 13, 2005. GaëlDias and João Paulo Cordeiro.

2004

Visiting Professor at the Department of Management Sciences. University of Waterloo. Waterloo, Canada, under invitation of Prof.Ольга Вехтомова, PhD. November 25th to December 10th, 2004. GaëlDias.

Searching the Web by Discovering and Clustering Related Terms. Jožef Stefan Institute. Ljubljana, Slovenia, under invitation of Marko Grobelnik. November 16th, 2004. GaëlDias.

Topic Segmentation. Faculty of Arts. Ljubljana, Slovenia, under invitation of Prof.Špela Vintar, PhD. November 18th, 2004. GaëlDias.

Invited speaker of the Ⅰ International Summer Conference on Probability and Statistics, Seminar of Statistical Data Analysis, Workshop on Industrial Statistics, Созопол, Bulgaria, June 19–26, 2004. GaëlDias.

Text Mining Applications. INESC. Lisbon, Portugal, under invitation of Prof.Nuno Mamede, PhD. February 27th, 2004. GaëlDias.

2002

Pesquisa de Informacção Textual. Beira Interior University, Covilhã, Portugal. Computer Science Department Seminars. December 12th, 2002. GaëlDias.

2001

Extraction of Textual Units from Unrestricted Texts. In the Lisbon Meeting Program of the TRADAUT PT MLIS project, chaired by Prof.José Gabriel Pereira Lopes, PhD, Lisbon, Portugal. February 8th, 2001. GaëlDias.

Extracção de Unidades Polilexicais. Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal, under invitation of Prof.Pedro Henriques, PhD. January 12th, 2001. GaëlDias.

2000

Extracção de Unidades Polilexicais.INESC. Lisbon, Portugal, under invitation of Prof.Nuno Mamede, PhD. December 12th, 2000. GaëlDias.

Multiword Unit Extraction. In Exploração de Informação em Documentos, module of the Masters in Informatics Engineering / Degree in Informatics Engineering, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Departamento de Informática, Monte da Caparica. November 7th, 2000. GaëlDias.

Extraction of Textual Units from Unrestricted Texts. In Escola Avançada de Inteligência Artificial — EAIA 2000 (“Advanced School on Artificial Intelligence”), tutorial on Information Exploration and Learning from Text, chaired by Prof.José Gabriel Pereira Lopes, PhD, following the 4th Computational Natural Language Learning Workshop — CoNLL 2000. Lisboa, Portugal. September 16th, 2000. GaëlDias.

Statistical Analysis of Texts. Seminar at the University of Arts of Ljubljana — Slovenia under the invitation of Prof.Špela Vintar, PhD. April 8th, 2000. GaëlDias.