#elexis_bg – IBL

Visiting grants contact:

Svetla Koeva

Svetla Koeva

svetla@dcl.bas.bg

  • 52 Shipchenski Prohod Blvdr., block 17, Sofia 1113, Bulgaria

Find out more about ELEXIS visiting grants and former winning projects:

at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences is a leading research organisation focused on theoretical and applied research of Bulgarian: theoretical, applied and computational linguistics; general and contrastive linguistics; lexicography and terminology; etymology, history of language and dialects, etc.

The main departments involved in ELEXIS are the Department of Bulgarian Lexicology and Lexicography and the Department of Computational Linguistics:

  • The Department of Bulgarian Lexicology and Lexicography works on theoretical issues and their application in dictionary compilation in three major directions: semantics, lexicology and theory of lexicography.
  • The Department of Computational Linguistics deals with development of theoretical models for formal description of language, development of language technologies to be implemented in various computer applications and systems, development of language resources and tools.
Existing tools and services:

The Institute for Bulgarian Language has been involved in the compilation of the majority of existing

In recent years a large number of Bulgarian dictionaries and other language resources focused on Bulgarian have been made available online aimed at researchers, teachers and students in Bulgarian language, as well as the wide public.

The Portal LexIT combines ten dictionaries and provides an integrated environment which allows the users to access all resources simultaneously in an easy and efficient manner. Visiting researchers will benefit from having access to all of the resources and services at the Institute for Bulgarian Language and will have at their disposal the expertise of researchers working at the Department of Bulgarian Lexicology and Lexicography and the Department of Computational Linguistics.

Ana Vujasić
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Adapting dictionary writing systems and other platforms to online dictionaries of idioms – Jelena Parizoska

Being an avid dictionary user herself, Jelena Parizoska wrote her PhD on the ‘variability of verbal idioms in English and Croatian within the cognitive linguistic framework.’ To learn how to incorporate certain features into the Online Dictionary of Croatian Idioms, she applied for a research grant to visit the Jožef Stefan Institute in Slovenia.
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Annika Simonsen: Report on ELEXIS research visit out now

Annika Simonsen was granted to visit ELEXIS infrastructures in Denmark, one of the most important research centres for Natural Language Processing (NLP) in the North, specialising in language technology for the West Nordic languages - her perfect matches to push her grant winning project Ravnur, a Faroese Speech Recognizer, to the next level.
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ELEXIS Visiting Grants: Research Update from Annika Simonsen

"I am grateful that we could make this visit happen and I am looking forward to implementing all this newly-learned knowledge into the project back at home."