Updates

February 18, 2019

K Dictionaries & Lexicala at EMLex meeting

The spring workshop of the European Master of Lexicography (EMLex) will be held at Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürenberg on February 18, 2019 and include a presentation of K Dictionaries and Lexicala by Ilan Kernerman.

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February 14, 2019

New German/Arabic Dictionary by K Dictionaries and PONS

PONS Standardwörterbuch Arabisch, the new German/Arabic dictionary created by K Dictionaries, will be released on February 18, 2019; PONS is publishing the print edition in Germany, in conjunction with the new online dictionary website launched by KD at pons.lexicala.com.

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February 10, 2019

Translation Inference Across Dictionaries (TIAD) Shared Task & Workshop

The second shared task and workshop on Translation Inference Across Dictionaries (TIAD 2019) will be held in conjunction with the second conference on Language, Data and Knowledge (LDK2019) in Leipzig, Germany, on May 20, 2019.

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January 16, 2019

Globalex Workshop on Lexicography & Neologism

The Globalex Workshop on Lexicography and Neologism (GWLN 2019) will be held in conjunction with DSNA 22, the 22nd biennial meeting of the Dictionary Society of North America, at Indiana University, Bloomington, on May 8, 2019.

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January 10, 2019

Adam Kilgarriff Prize 2019 Winner

The second Adam Kilgarriff Prize will be awarded this year to Matt Kohl for his solo project, The Right Rhymes – an interactive, evidence-based dictionary of hip-hop slang and expressions, including definitions and examples from rap lyrics.

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January 2, 2019

DPS Integrated into KD Workflow

Six months after its initial introduction, the integration of DPS (Digital Processing System) dictionary writing tool into the editorial workflow of K Dictionaries is complete, with editors and translators utilizing the system for their projects since December 2018.

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December 26, 2018

Eleven New Interns from Istanbul University

Eleven students from the Department of Turkish at Istanbul University, led by Mehmet Gürlek, began a six-month internship program at K Dictionaries.

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December 19, 2018

Business Models & Strategies for Lexicography (II)

Dr Henrik Køhler Simonsen, from Copenhagen Business School and SmartLearning, held an eight-day visit to K Dictionaries, on a grant from ELEXIS Transnational Visit program, aimed to carry out part of his research project on Business Models & Strategies for Lexicography.

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December 5, 2018

Business Models and Strategies for Lexicography

Dr Henrik Køhler Simonsen, of Copenhagen Business School and SmartLearning, will be a guest of K Dictionaries from December 6 to 16, in the framework of the ELEXIS Transnational Visit Program, to carry out his project on Business Models & Strategies for Lexicography.

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December 3, 2018

Linked Data Workshop @ KD - Success!

The linked data workshop held last week at the KD offices was a great success, helping KD team members to attain a broader understanding of Linguistic Linked Data concepts and RDF.

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November 22, 2018

Linked Data Workshop @ KD

Jorge Gracia (Universidad de Zaragoza) and Julia Bosque-Gil (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, UPM) will be visiting the K Dictionaries offices in Tel Aviv on November 25-26 to provide technical training on Linguistic Linked Data for the KD team.

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July 12, 2018

New Interns at K Dictionaries

Alina Mihaela Paduraru, Josep Elias Zakhir Puig and Tetiana Khimic, from the department of English studies at Universitat Jaume I in Castello, Spain, have finished a six-month internship period, focused on editing translations in an English-Spanish learner’s dictionary.

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June 14, 2018

KD & LEXICALA Seminar at Euralex

K Dictionaries will be leading a seminar as part of the Euralex 2018 conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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June 5, 2018

KD Starts Collaboration with IDM

IDM visited the KD offices in Tel Aviv last week, to introduce DPS (Digital Processing System) for implementation into KD’s workflow and to discuss future cooperation.

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May 10, 2018

Adam Kilgarriff Memorial Hike

A mountain hike in memory of Adam Kilgarriff will be held in Slovenia on July 20, 2018, following the Euralex conference.

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April 30, 2018

Introducing LEXICALA

K DICTIONARIES is delighted to introduce the new website and API, all under the new LEXICALA brand.

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