Grants

YearSponsorProject nameProject managerCo-Applicants/CollaboratorsDurationGrant
2021The Strategic Research and Development Programme for Language TechnologyUsing Machine Learning Models for Clinical DiagnosesEmil Lárus Sigurðarson, Primary Health Care service of the Capital Area (PHCCA)Hrafn Loftsson, Reykjavik University; Steindór Oddur Ellertsson, PHCCA18 months36.6 million ISK
2021The Strategic Research and Development Programme for Language TechnologySpoken Dialogue Framework for IcelandicHannes H. Vilhjálmsson, Reykjavik University (RU)Hrafn Loftsson, RU, Jón Guðnason, RU; Anna Björk Nikulásdóttir, Grammatek ehf.; Eydís Huld Magnúsdóttir, Tiro ehf.; Já ehf.; Akraneskaupstaður2 years70 million ISK
2021CEF-TelecomNational Language Technology Platform (NLTP)Tilde (Latvia)Reykjavik University (Iceland), Culture Information Systems Centre (Latvia), Malta Information Technology Agency, Office of the State Advocate (Malta), University of Malta, University of Tartu (Estonia), Central State Office for the Development of Digital Society (Croatia), University of Zagreb (Croatia)2 years796,000 EUR
2021CEF-TelecomMicroservices at your service: bridging the gap between NLP research and industryLingsoft (Finland)Reykjavik University (Iceland), University of Tartu (Estonia), Gradient (Spain)2 years553,000 EUR
2020The Icelandic Student Innovation FundAutomatic topic classification of Icelandic textsHrafn Loftsson, Reykjavik UniversityVilhjálmur Þorsteinsson, Miðeind ehf.3 months900,000 ISK
2020The Icelandic Student Innovation FundPre-nominal adjective order in IcelandicHrafn Loftsson, Reykjavik University3 months900,000 ISK
2019Almannarómur: Language Technology Programme for IcelandicSpeech Recognition, Speech Synthesis, Machine Translation, Grammar Checking, Tools and ResourcesAnna Björk Nikulásdóttir, GrammatekSÍM (Samstarf um íslenska máltækni)5 years
2019The Strategic Research and Development Programme for Language TechnologyAutomatic Text Summarization for IcelandicHrafn Loftsson, Reykjavik UniversityMorgunblaðið, mbl.is10 months11.3 million ISK
2019The Strategic Research and Development Programme for Language TechnologyNamed Entity Recognition for IcelandicHrafn Loftsson, Reykjavik UniversityThe Icelandic Stock Exchange1 year8.4 million ISK
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