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Translation Studies internship

Iconic plays a major role in the million euro EU funded PRINCIPLE project, where we are building bespoke neural machine translation engines for low resourced languages (languages with very little parallel data). Méabh Sloane initially joined Iconic as an intern from her Masters programme at DCU, but grew into the position of MT Research Assistant on the PRINCIPLE project over time. Méabh has now left...

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Róisín Moran

Iconic plays a major role in the PRINCIPLE project; building bespoke neural machine translation engines for low resourced languages (languages with very little parallel data). Our team of MT scientists are being assisted on this project with researchers who have backgrounds in translation and language study. Having diverse perspectives on the team provides a breadth of knowledge which we feel is truly beneficial. We are...

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LocWorldWide43 Feature Image

Date: 27-28 January 2021 Location: Virtual Title: LocWorldWide 43 LocWorldWide 43 takes place virtually the 27th - 28th January and Iconic's Senior Director of Enterprise Business, Diane O'Reilly, will be attending. This LocWorldWide's theme is to “Engage Global Users” and the conference includes specialised tracks, keynote presentations, and the ability to network, remotely, of course! Iconic's team is pleased to be participating in LocWorldWide, which...

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META Forum 2020 – Virtual

Date: 1-3 December 2020 Location: Virtual Title: META Forum 2020 Iconic is pleased to announce our involvement in the second annual European Language Grid (ELG) conference, META-FORUM 2020, which takes place virtually 1-3 December. Our participation in the conference is through two of our European Commission funded projects, namely PRINCIPLE and MT4ALL. The European Language Grid has been established as the primary platform for Language Technology...

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Jingyi

The need to incorporate Automation, including Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Natural Language Processing (NLP), into workflows in order to remain competitive is the force driving an increased demand for machine translation. Iconic's cutting edge technology is supported by its team of dedicated scientists, who push the envelope when it comes to incorporating the latest advances. As Iconic grows, so does our team, and we are...

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EAMT 2020 – Virtual – 3-5 November

Date: 3-5 November 2020 Location: Virtual Title: European Association for Machine Translation The 22nd Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT) takes place 3-5 November, remotely. Iconic is pleased to be a part of this prestigious event once again this year. Carla Parra Escartín, Iconic's Global Program Manager, is a member of the EAMT Organising Committee, and will be co-hosting a number...

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Data Science in the MT workplace

Author: Jack Boylan, Data Science Intern at Iconic (March - September) through Dublin City University Iconic has happily hosted several interns over the past number of years. Having grown from origins in University research, Iconic’s strong ties with academia have fostered many of these relationships. Our most recent intern, Jack Boylan, was our first Data Scientist intern. In fact, Jack is a part of the first...

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Drug Safety

Iconic’s team recently attended the World Drug Safety Congress - Europe, which was hosted as a virtual event. One theme that stood out throughout the conference was that Automation, including Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Natural Language Processing (NLP), is transforming pharmacovigilance (PV). It is clear that the amount of data involved in PV is increasing exponentially. The volume of FDA Adverse Events reporting has risen...

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World Drug Safety Congress Europe

Date: 14-16 October 2020 Location: Virtual Title: World Drug Safety Congress Europe The World Drug Safety Congress Europe will be a virtual event this year, taking place October 14 - 16. This premier conference is the most senior-level, industry-focused event for the pharmacovigilance (PV) community, globally, bringing together key players from the drug safety community to address drug safety challenges. World Drug Safety Congress Europe...

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Akshai Ramesh

This week Iconic has expanded our scientific team. We are happy to introduce to you our newest Machine Translation Scientist, Akshai Ramesh. Akshai recently completed a Master's degree in Data Analytics from Dublin City University, bringing a valuable skill set to the team. We recently had a chat with Akshai to get to know him better.  Hi Akshai, welcome to Iconic! Could you tell us a...

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