Seminar on Speech and Language Technology Tools

Juhász Gyula Faculty of Education, University of Szeged,

Hungarian Association of Applied Linguists and Language Teachers,



are pleased to announce the


Seminar on Speech and Language Technology Tools:

A HunCLARIN event for the promotion of using language technology software tools and corpora for humanities and social sciences research


Place:              University of Szeged, Juhász Gyula Faculty of Education,

6725 Szeged, Hattyas str 10., room 3109

Date:               19 October 2018


The seminar, organised together by HunCLARIN, Juhász Gyula Faculty of Pedagogy, at the University of Szeged, and the Hungarian Association of Applied Linguists and Language Teachers aims to provide researchers, teachers and students working in HSS with a broad view of the corpora and state-of-the-art software in speech and language processing developed for Hungarian, mostly part of HunCLARIN.

In the lectures linguistic corpora types are introduced, then practical examples of running searches in corpora is represented. Then, some more specific databases are introduced followed by interesting use cases. Three presentations are dedicated to digital linguistic software, and some tools specially developed for HSS research.



10:00 Opening session (Valéria Juhász - University of Szeged, Tamás Váradi - HunCLARIN)
10:15 Veronika Vincze: Introduction to the world of corpora and linguistic databases

11:00 Bálint Sass: Corpus query
11:45 - 12:45 Lunch

12:45 Eszter Simon: Historical corpora for Hungarian
13:15 Iván Mittelholcz: Introduction to e-magyar
13:45 Valéria Juhász: The possibilities of MAXQDA content analysis software
14:15 - 14:45 coffee break
14:45 Anna Babarczy: Child language corpora and resources
15:15 Róbert Péter: The big data challenge in Humanities: Introduction of some research tools in digital humanities

15:45 Closing session


Participation is free upon registration. Registration is open until 15 October 2018.

Presentations will be in Hungarian.

The event has received support from CLARIN-ERIC.