Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • Dan Flickinger, a senior researcher at Stanford University, gives a lecture. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    My Time at CAS: Dan Flickinger

    The Stanford University researcher discusses climbing metaphorical mountains and rattling cages in his year as a CAS fellow.

  • Dag Trygve Truslew Haug, professor of linguistics at the University of Oslo (UiO), gives a lecture. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Research in Review: 'SynSem: From Form to Meaning - Integrating Linguistics and Computing'

    The CAS project set out to bridge the gap between the applied and theoretical camps of computational linguistics. Did it succeed?

  • Agnieszka Patejuk and Adam Przepiórkowski. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    CAS fellows win 'best paper award' at computational linguistics conference

    Adam Przepiórkowski and Agnieszka Patejuk's research will be recognised at the International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING).

  • Computational linguists attend a workshop hosted by CAS.

    Meaningful Work: Advancing Computational Semantics

    At a CAS-hosted workshop, linguists debate approaches to turning text into information that computers can understand.

  • 'Arv': Mankind's Unpleasant Cultural Heritage

    The temporary exhibition 'arv' at Tromsø Museum, co-hosted by CAS, provides a critical look at how the objects we leave behind influence the Earth.

  • A syntactical analysis of a sentence contained in a treebank. Source: NorGramBank

    New blog explores Norwegian grammatical phenomena with data

    CAS fellow Helge Dyvik tackles assumptions with analyses in a blog inspired by his participation in the CAS project 'SynSem: From Form to Meaning - Integrating Linguistics and Computing.'

  • Digitalising languages illustrated by a pixelated language tree in binary rain.

    Gaps and Errors: A Linguistic Struggle

    Scholars associated with the CAS project 'SynSem: From Form to Meaning – Integrating Linguistics and Computing' face a number of challenges 'regular' people would never consider, although they use language every day.

  • Dag Trygve Truslew Haug, professor of classics at the University of Oslo, speaks during the opening of the 25th anniversary year at CAS. Photo: Camilla Kottum Elmar

    Project Update: 'SynSem: From Form to Meaning -- Integrating Linguistics and Computing'

    CAS fellows discuss their work on bridging the gap between computational and theoretical linguistics.

  • Stephan Oepen (left) and Dag Trygve Truslew Haug, professors of informatics and classics, respectively, at the University of Oslo, during their residency at CAS. Photo: Camilla Kottum Elmar

    Meet the Group Leaders: Dag Trygve Truslew Haug and Stephan Oepen

    Today nearly everyone walks around with a device capable of translating the world’s major languages. But where some see opportunity, Dag Trygve Truslew Haug and Stephan Oepen, professors of classics and informatics, respectively, at the University of Oslo, see limitations.

  • Levi Bryant at Litteraturhuset event by Centre for Advanced Study/ CAS Oslo

    Talk by Levi Bryant: A Critique of Object-oriented Philosophy

    In this talk, philosopher Levi R. Bryant talks about the history of speculative realism and object-oriented ontology. He then moves into a brief discussion of Graham Harman’s object-oriented philosophy, and an alternative vision he would like to propose.

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