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Dublin City University, Ireland

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SFI Centre for Next Generation Localisation (CNGL-II)
Science Foundation Ireland CSET Award, €3,704,199 (Total DCU Budget)

Deputy Director and DCU PI: Josef van Genabith, Associate Director: Padraic Sheridan, PI Qun Liu, PI Gareth Jones

Machine Translation
    Title: EXPERT: EXPloiting Empirical appRoaches with Translation
    Funded by: EU FP7-People-2012-ITN Marie Curie Actions
    Duration: 2013 - 2016
    Amount: €481,000
    Participants: Prof. Josef van Genabith (PI),
Machine Translation
    Title: MLI Multilingual Data and Services Infrastructure
    Funded by: EU FP7-SA
    Duration: 2013 - 2015
    Amount: €299,700
    Participants: Prof. Josef van Genabith (PI)
Machine Translation
    Title: FALCON - Federated Active LinguistiC Data CuratiON
    Funded by: EU FP7 STREP
    Duration: 2013 - 2015
    Amount: €323,249
    Participants: Prof. Josef van Genabith (PI), Dr. John Judge
Machine Translation
    Title: Iterative Retraining of Machine Translation with Post-edits to Increase Post-editing Productivity in Localisation Workflows
    Funded by: SFI TIDA Award
    Duration: 2012 - 2014
    Amount: €99,218
    Participants: Prof. Josef van Genabith, Dr. Antonio Toral (PIs)
Machine Translation
    Title: QTLaunchPad
    Funded by: EU FP7 SA
    Duration: 2012 - 2014
    Amount: €477,960
    Participants: Prof. Josef van Genabith (PI), Dr. Stephen Doherty, Dr. Ergun Bicici, Dr. Ankit Srivastava, Dr. Frederico Gaspari, Dr. Declan Groves, Dr. John Judge, Dr. Antonio Toral, Hala Al-Maghout
Machine Translation
    Title: LT-Web
    Funded by: EU FP7
    Duration: 2012 - 2013
    Amount: €87,290
    Participants: Prof. Josef van Genabith (PI), Dr. Ankit Srivastava, Dr. John Judge, Dr. Declan Groves

Machine Translation
    Title: Machine Translation and Translation Memory Integration
    Funded by: Science Foundation Ireland TIDA Award
    Duration: 2012 - 2013
    Amount: €89,913
    Participants: Prof. Josef van Genabith (PI). Collaborators: Fred Hollowood (Symantec), Phil Richie (VistaTEC), David Clarke (Welocalize)
Machine Translation
    Title: Targeted CSET Commercialisation Initiative
    Funded by: Science Foundation of Ireland and Enterprise Ireland
    Duration: 2011 - 2013
    Amount: €249,775
    Participants: PIs: Prof. Josef van Genabith and Richard Stokes
Machine Translation
    Title: Targeted CSET Commercialisation Initiative
    Funded by: Science Foundation of Ireland and Enterprise Ireland
    Duration: 2010 - 2011
    Amount: €118,052
    Participants: PIs: Prof. Josef van Genabith and Richard Stokes
Machiine Translation
    Title: T4ME: Technologies for the Multilingual European Information Society
    Funded by: EU FP7
    Duration: 2010 - 2013
    Amount: €379,020
    Participants: Prof. Josef van Genabith (DCU PI), Prof. Andy Way, Dr. John Judge
Machine Translation
    Title: Panacea: Platform for Automatic, Normalized Annotation and Cost-Effective Acquisition of Language Resources for Human Language Technologies
    Funded by: EU FP7
    Duration: 2010 - 2013
    Amount: €303,186
    Participants: Prof. Andy Way(PI), Prof. Josef van Genabith(PI), Dr. Declan Groves
Machine Translation
    Title: CoSyne: Multilingual Content Synchronization with Wikis
    Funded by: EU FP7
    Duration: 2010 - 2013
    Amount: €299,220
    Participants: Prof. Andy Way (PI), Prof. Josef van Genabith (PI), Dr. Declan Groves
Machine Translation
    Title: EuroMatrixPlus
    Funded by: EU FP7
    Duration: 2009 - 2012
    Amount: €273,210
    Participants: Prof. Josef van Genabith (PI), Prof. Andy Way (PI)

Machine Translation
    Title: Automatic Building of Machine Translation (Abu-MaTran)
    Funded by: Marie Curie IAPP, EU-FP7
    Duration: 2013 - 2016
    Amount: €378,177
    Participants: Dr. Antonio Toral (PI), Prof. Josef van Genabith
Machine Translation
    Title: Confident MT
    Funded by: IRCSET/Symantec
    Duration: 2011 - 2014
    Amount: €-
    Participants: Dr. Jennifer Foster (PI), Dr. Johann Roturier (PI), Fred Hollowood, Dr. Raphael Rubino, Rasoul Samad Zadeh Kaljahi
Parsing
    Title: NLP for Risk Management
    Funded by: IRCSET/IBM Enterprise Partnership
    Duration: 2011 - 2013
    Amount: €-
    Participants: Dr. Lamia Tounsi (PI), Dr. Jennifer Foster
Machine Translation
    Title: PLuTO: Patent Language Translations Online
    Funded by: EU FP7
    Duration: 2010 - 2013
    Amount: €300,000
    Participants: Dr. Paraic Sheridan, Prof. Andy Way, Dr. John Tinsley
Arabic Language Technology
    Title: Rule-based Annotation Tools for Modern Standard Arabic
    Funded by: IRCSET Empower Initiative
    Duration: 2010 - 2012
    Amount: €83,095
    Participants: Dr. Mohammed Attia, Prof. Josef van Genabith
Probabilistic Parsing/Generation
    Title: LORG: Language-Oriented Retrieval and Generation
    Funded by: Enterprise Ireland Technology Development Commercialisation Fund
    Duration: 2008 - 2011
    Amount: €398,936
    Participants: Dr. Deirdre Hogan, Dr. Jennifer Foster
Information Retrieval and Spoken Language Processing
    Title: IISSCoS: Improving Indexing for Search of Spontaneous Conversational Speech
    Funded by: Science Foundation Ireland Research Frontiers Programme
    Duration: 2008 - 2011
    Participants: Dr. Gareth Jones, Maria Eskevich, Agnes Gyarmati
Arabic Language Technology
    Title: Wide-Coverage Accurate and Robust Resources for Morphological Processing, POS-Tagging, Parsing and   Generation of Unrestricted Arabic
    Funded by: Enterprise Ireland Proof of Concept Commercialisation Fund
    Duration: 2009 - 2010
    Amount: €97,459
    Participants: Dr. Lamia Tounsi, Prof. Josef van Genabith, Dr. Mohammed Attia

SFI Centre for Next Generation Localisation (CNGL)
Science Foundation Ireland CSET Award (2007-2012), €16,843,330

Director and PI Josef van Genabith

Machine Translation
    Title: Planning Grant for Irish Speech and Language Technology Ph.D. Graduate School
    Funded by: IRCSET
    Duration: 2006 - 2007
    Amount: €40,070
    Participants: Josef van Genabith (PI)
Rapid Treebank-Based Unification Grammar Acquisition
    Title: GramLab: Treebank-based Multilingual Deep Grammar Induction for Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Spanish, English and German
    Funded by: Science Foundation Ireland SFI Principal Investigator Grant
    Duration: 2004 - 2008
    Amount: €839,032
    Participants: Prof. Josef van Genabith (PI), Dr. Yafa Al-Raheb, Dr. Grzegorz Chrupała, Dr. Yuqing Guo, Masanori Oya, Dr. Ines Rehbein, Natalie Schluter
Grammar Induction/Machine Translation
    Title: ProGen/BiText: Probabilistic Generation with Treebank-Induced Grammars and Automatic BiText Creation for MT
    Funded by: Science Foundation Ireland Basic Research Grant
    Duration: 2004 - 2007
    Amount: €274,971
    Participants: Prof. Josef van Genabith (PI), Prof. Andy Way (PI), Dr. Aoife Cahill, Dr. Djame Seddah, Dr. Deirdre Hogan, Dr. Anton Bryl, Yvette Graham
    Title: TransBooster: Boosting the Performance of Existing Wide-Coverage MT Systems
    Funded by: Enterprise Ireland (EI) Basic Research Grant
    Duration: 2003 - 2006
    Amount: €145,200
    Participants: Prof. Josef van Genabith (PI), Prof. Andy Way (collaborator), Anna Khasin, Bart Mellebeek
    Title: The Integration of Computational Linguistics Techniques in Computer-Assisted Language Learning
    Funded by: Irish Research Council for Science and Engineering (IRCSET) Basic Research Grant
    Duration: 2002 - 2005
    Amount: €140,582
    Participants: Dr. Monica Ward (PI), Prof. Andy Way (collaborator), Prof. Josef van Genabith (collaborator) Dr. Thomas Koller, Dr. Joachim Wagner, Dr. Cara Greene, Katrina Keogh
    Title: Automatic Annotation of the Penn-II Treebank with Feature-Structure Information
    Funded by: Enterprise Ireland (EI) Basic Research Grant
    Duration: 2001 - 2004
    Amount: £128,370
    Participants: Prof. Josef van Genabith (PI), Prof. Andy Way (collaborator), Dr. Aoife Cahill, Michael Burke, Ruth O'Donovan

Machine Translation
    Title: Attempt: "All Trees" Efficient Models of Parsing and Translation
    Funded by: Science Foundation Ireland's Research Frontiers Programme
    Duration: 2006 - 2009
    Amount: €200,000
    Participants: Prof. Andy Way, Dr. Mary Hearne, Dr. John Tinsley, Ventsislav Zhechev
Machine Translation
    Title: Prospect: Probabilistic Solutions to the Problems of Computerised Translation
    Funded by: Science Foundation Ireland SFI Principal Investigator Grant
    Duration: 2005 - 2009
    Amount: €647,000
    Participants: Prof. Andy Way, Hany Hassan, Yanjun Ma, Dr. Mary Hearne, Dr. Nicolas Stroppa
Probabilistic Parsing/Grammar Checking
    Title: Error-Aware Probabilistic Parsing
    Funded by: IRCSET Embark Initiative Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Duration: 2006 - 2008
    Amount: €96,300
    Participants: Dr. Jennifer Foster, Prof. Josef van Genabith, Dr. Joachim Wagner
Machine Translation
    Title: Example-based Sign Language Machine Translation
    Funded by: IBM/IRCSET PhD Studentship
    Duration: 2004 - 2007
    Amount: €84,010
    Participants: Prof. Andy Way, Dr. Sara Morrissey
Graduate School in Speech and Language Technology
    Title: Graduate School in Speech and Language Technology
    Funded by: IRCSET
    Duration: 2006 - 2007
    Amount: €40,310
    Participants: Prof. Josef van Genabith
Machine Translation Machine Translation
    Title: Translating DVD Subtitles using Example-Based Machine Translation
    Funded by: Enterprise Ireland's Commercialisation Funding Scheme
    Duration: 2005 - 2006
    Amount: €82,600
    Participants: Prof. Andy Way, Dorothy Kenny, Minako O'Hagan, Stephen Armstrong, Colm Caffrey, Marian Flanagan
CALL Treebank-Based Unification Grammar Acquisition CALL The JEWELS Project
    Title: The Joint European Website on Language and Speech
    Funded by: European Union (Socrates), ELSNET
    Duration: 2000
    Participants: Prof. Andy Way, CA
ACO*HUM
    Title: The Socrates Thematic Network in Advanced Computing in the Humanities
    Funded by: European Union (Socrates)
    Duration: 1996 - 2000
    Participants: Prof. Andy Way, CA
Euromap
    Title: Euromap Ireland - A survey of language technologies in Ireland
    Funded by: The EU Commission
    Duration: September 1996 - March 1998
    Amount: €55,000
    Participants: Alex Monaghan & Joanne Laffan, The National Center for Language Technology
VOCALL
    Title: Vocationally-oriented Computer Assisted Language Learning Tool
    Funded by: The Leonardo da Vinci Programme
    Duration: 1995 - 1998
    Amount: €240,000
    Participants: Prof. Andy Way
A Quality Assurance Tool for Documentation and Help
    Title: A Quality Assurance Tool for Documentation and Help
    Funded by: Enterprise Ireland
    Duration: 1995 - 1997
    Amount: IR£35,000
    Participants: Andy Way, Gary Hearne , Michelle Timmons
Terminology and Extralinguistic Knowledge
    Title: Terminology and Extralinguistic Knowledge
    Funded by: The European Union
    Duration: 1991 - 1992
    Participants: Dr. Jennifer Pearson and Dr. George Talbot, The National Centre for Language Technology;
    Consortium led by DCU with participants in UK, Greece, Portugal, Luxembourg and Germany.
Dublin City University   Last update: 4th November 2013