27th and 28th June, 2019
Departamento de Matemática
Universidade de Coimbra

University of Coimbra


Center for Informatics and systems of the University of Coimbra



HHL is a forum dedicated to the discussion of research projects and ideas involving natural language processing and their industrial application.


Topics of interest in this area are:
  • Computational approaches to Morphology, Syntax and Semantics;
  • Machine translation and tools for Computer Assisted Translation;
  • Computational terminology and lexicography;
  • Information Retrieval and Automatic Question Answering;
  • Information Extraction;
  • Natural Language Understanding;
  • Corpus Linguistics;
  • Statistical Methods for NLP;
  • Tools and resources for NLP;
  • Natural Language Generation;
  • Speech Recognition and Synthesis;
  • NLP system and resource evaluation;
  • Language teaching support tools.

Track Chairs

  • Luísa Coheur (Instituto Superior Técnico, INESC-ID)
  • Fernando Batista (ISCTE-IUL, INESC-ID)

Program Committee

Program Committee for this track:
  • Alberto Simões (Universidade do Minho, Portugal) [website]
  • Alexandre Rademaker (IBM Research, Brasil) [website]
  • Ana Oliveira Alves (Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra, Portugal)
  • Antoni Oliver (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain) [website]
  • António Teixeira (Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal) [website]
  • Arkaitz Zubiaga (University of Warwick, United Kingdom) [website]
  • Brett Drury (National University of Ireland, Ireland) [website]
  • Diana Santos (University of Oslo, Norway)
  • Irene Castellón (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain) [website]
  • Irene Rodrigues (Universidade de Évora, Portugal)
  • Jorge Baptista (Universidade do Algarve, Portugal) [website]
  • Kamel Smaïli (Université de Lorraine, France) [website]
  • Luís Morgado da Costa (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) [website]
  • Miguel Solla (Universidade de Vigo, Spain) [website]
  • Mikel Forcada (Universitat d'Alacant, Spain) [website]
  • Nuno Carvalho (Universidade do Minho, Portugal) [website]
  • Pablo Gamallo (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain) [website]
  • Thierry Declerck (Saarland University at Saarbrücken, Germany) [website]
  • Thomas Pellegrini (Computer Science Research Institute of Toulouse, France)
  • Xavier Gómez Guinovart (Universidade de Vigo, Spain) [website]