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Call for applications for pre-doctoral contracts

The Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation has published a call for applications for pre-doctoral contracts. All the information can be found in the following link (in Spanish):
http://www.aei.gob.es/portal/site/MICINN/menuitem.dbc68b34d11ccbd5d52ffeb801432ea0/?vgnextoid=4c6c68d98570c710VgnVCM1000001d04140aRCRD

The project with reference number PID2020-112818GB-I00 (Adaptación multilingüe y multi-dominio para la optimización del sistema VIP – [VIP II]), led by Prof. Gloria Corpas Pastor, is one of the projects associated to these contracts. The aim of this 4-year contract is to develop your PhD thesis in the framework of the VIP II project (http://www.lexytrad.es/VIP_II/index_en.php).

All those interested can access the Ministry’s platform and apply before 11 November 2021.

Good luck!

Welcome day for the European Master’s Technology for Translation and Interpreting

Our Welcome day for the European Master’s Technology for Translation and Interpreting (https://em-tti.eu/) students took place this morning! Thank you very much to the Vice-Chancellor for Studies of Universidad de Málaga, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Mobility of Universidad de Málaga and the Vice-dean for Quality of the Faculty of Arts for welcoming the new students, as well as the General Coordinator of EM TTI, Prof. Dr. Mitkov, the Local Coordinator of EM TTI at UMA, Prof. Dr. Corpas, and the Director of Studies at UMA, Dr. Seghiri.

We wish you a fantastic academic year. Welcome to Malaga!

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Publication of new volume

The new volume edited by Comares (Corpas, Bautista and Hidalgo) “Sistemas fraseológicos en contraste: enfoques computacionales y de corpus” has been published.
Several members of the LEXYTRAD group have contributed their publications to the creation of the volume, which includes chapters by Gloria Corpas Pastor, Isabel Durán Muñoz, Mahmoud Gaber, Carlos Manuel Hidalgo-Ternero, María Araceli Losey León and Míriam Seghiri. Follow this link to check it:
https://www.comares.com/media/comares/files/toc-130637.pdf

MI4ALL – Machine Interpretation For All Through a Deep Learning API

Since 2020, the LEXYTRAD research group has been working on the MI4ALL project. Taking advantage of current advances in AI, an automatic interpretation software platform that combines deep learning and corpus linguistics to facilitate public services for foreigners and immigrants is being developed, allowing them to communicate in a language in which they are fluent. This tool will improve the services and well-being of its users. More details about the project and its current state can be found in the following link: https://andaluciatech.org/ecosistema-innovador/proyectos-singulares/salud-y-bienestar-social/mi4all-machine-interpretation.

New paper about the translation of phraseological manipulation

The paper, entitled “Electronic Tools and Resources for the Translation of Phraseological Manipulation: a Student-Centered Case Study” is authored by Hidalgo and Corpas and has been published by CLINA. Follow these links to check it:

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/351568201_Herramientas_y_recursos_electronicos_para_la_traduccion_de_la_manipulacion_fraseologica_un_estudio_de_caso_centrado_en_el_estudiante

https://revistas.usal.es/index.php/clina/article/view/clina2020627194


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