prof. dr. Franciska de Jong

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eResearch for the Humanities
Date of appointment 01.09.2015

As of September 2015 Franciska de Jong is full professor of e-Research for the Humanties and executive director of CLARIN ERICthe governing body of CLARIN which has its statutory seat at Utrecht University. CLARIN (Common LAnguage Resources and Technology INfrastructure) has the objective is to provide scholars in the humanities and social sciences seamless access to digital language data and processing tools all across Europe.

Franciska de Jong studied Dutch language and literature at the University of Utrecht, did a PhD in theoretical linguistics and started to work on language technology in 1985 at Philips Research where she worked on machine translation. She has been a full professor of language technology at the University of Twente within the Human Media Interaction group since 1992. She is also affiliated to the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, where she is director of the Erasmus Studio

Currently, her main research interest is in the field of access technology for digital libraries, text mining, cross-language retrieval, the disclosure of cultural heritage collections (in particular spoken audio archives), and e-research at large.

She is frequently involved in international programme committees, expert groups and review panels, and has initiated a number of EU-projects. She is member of the board of NLeSC, and chair of the computational science advisory board of the Lorentz Center.  From 2008 till 2016 she was a member of the Governing Board of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO).  Since 2018 she is a member of the EOSC-hub project management board.

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Selected publications from recent years:

For an up-to-date overview of publications, see UT EPrints page.


All publications
  2018 - Articles in volumes / proceedings
de Jong, F.M.G., Maegaard, Bente, De Smedt, Koenraad, FiĊĦer, Darja & Van Uytvanck, Dieter (2018). CLARIN: Towards FAIR and Responsible Data Science Using Language Resources. Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2018) (pp. 3259-3264) (6 p.).
  2017 - Paper
Schouten, Kim, Frasincar, Flavius & de Jong, F.M.G. (2017). COMMIT at SemEval-2017 Task 5: Ontology-based Method for Sentiment Analysis of Financial Headlines. (5 p.).
Schouten, Kim, Frasincar, Flavius & de Jong, F.M.G. (2017). Ontology-Enhanced Aspect-Based Sentiment Analysis.
  2017 - Workshop, seminar, course
de Jong, F.M.G. (18.10.2017) Organiser CLARIN Annual Conference 2017 Budapest (18.09.2017 - 20.09.2017)
  2016 - Articles
Hogenboom, Frederik, Frasincar, Flavius, Kaymak, Uzay, de Jong, F.M.G. & Caron, E (2016). A survey of event extraction methods from text for decision support systems. Decision Support Systems, (pp. 11-22).
de Jong, F.M.G. & Nguyen, Dong (2016). Computational Sociolinguistics: A Survey. Computational Linguistics, 42 (3), (pp. 537-593) (57 p.).
  2016 - Conference
de Jong, F.M.G. (26.10.2016) Organiser CLARIN Annual Conference 2016 Aix-en-Provence (26.10.2016 - 28.10.2016)
  2015 - Articles
Hogenboom, Alexander, Frasincar, Flavius, de Jong, F.M.G. & Kaymak, Uzay (2015). Using rhetorical structure in sentiment analysis. Communications of the ACM, 58 (7), (pp. 69-77).
  2014 - Articles
Truong, Khiet, Westerhof, Gerben, Lamers, Sanne & de Jong, F.M.G. (2014). Towards modeling expressed emotions in oral history interviews: Using verbal and nonverbal signals to track personal narratives. Literary and Linguistics Computing, 29 (4), (pp. 621-636) (16 p.).
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