Grants

YearSponsorProject nameProject managerCo-ApplicantsDurationGrant
2013The Icelandic Student Innovation FundAn Open-Source Language-Independent Question-Answering SystemHrafn Loftsson, Reykjavik UniversityJón Gunnar Þorsteinsson, University of Iceland3 months340,000 ISK
2011NordPlus SprogA System Architecture for Intelligent CALLHrafn Loftsson, Reykjavik UniversityLars Borin, University of Gothenburg; Birna Arnbjörnsdóttir, University of Iceland2 years38,500 EUR
2010The Icelandic Student Innovation FundA gold standard for IcelandicEiríkur Rögnvaldsson, University of IcelandHrafn Loftsson, Reykjavik University; Sigrún Helgadóttir, The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies3 months420,000 ISK
2010The Icelandic Student Innovation FundAn improved shallow parser for Icelandic textHrafn Loftsson, Reykjavik UniversityEiríkur Rögnvaldsson, University of Iceland; Jón Eðvald Vignisson, CLARA3 months280,000 ISK
2009The Icelandic Student Innovation FundTagging and correcting a new corpusHrafn Loftsson, Reykjavik UniversitySigrún Helgadóttir, The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies; Eiríkur Rögnvaldsson, University of Iceland3 months280,000 ISK
2009The Icelandic Centre for Research (Grant of Excellence)Viable Language Technology Beyond English - Icelandic as a Test CaseEiríkur Rögnvaldsson, University of IcelandHrafn Loftsson, Reykjavik University; Matthew J. Whelpton, University of Iceland; Kristín Bjarnadóttir, The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies; Anthony Kroch and Joel Wallenberg, University of Pennsylvania; Mikel L. Forcada, Universitat d'Alacant3 years45 million ISK
2007The Icelandic Centre for ResearchImproved tagging accuracy of Icelandic textHrafn Loftsson, Reykjavik UniversityEiríkur Rögnvaldsson, University of Iceland; Sigrún Helgadóttir, The Institute of Lexicography, University of Iceland2 years3.1 million ISK
2007The Icelandic Centre for ResearchContext-sensitive spell checkingEiríkur Rögnvaldsson, University of IcelandHrafn Loftsson, Reykjavik University; Sigrún Helgadóttir, The Institute of Lexicography, University of Iceland2 years3.1 million ISK
2006The Icelandic Centre for ResearchShallow Parsing of Icelandic textEiríkur Rögnvaldsson, University of IcelandHrafn Loftsson, Reykjavik University; Sigrún Helgadóttir, The Institute of Lexicography, University of Iceland1 year3.8 million ISK
2006University of IcelandContext sensitive spelling correctionEiríkur Rögnvaldsson, University of IcelandHrafn Loftsson, Reykjavik University; Sigrún Helgadóttir, The Institute of Lexicography, University of IcelandFirst prize in a competition500,000 ISK
2006The Icelandic Student Innovation FundUtilisation of a large lexicon for tagging Icelandic textHrafn Loftsson, Reykjavik UniversityKristín Bjarnadóttir, The Institute of Lexicography, University of Iceland3 months220,000 ISK