Kaggle Grant for CIIR Researcher

CIIR/CICS doctoral student Sheikh Muhammad Sarwar, CICS doctoral student Katherine Keith, and Andrew Halterman from MIT political science have received a Kaggle Open Data Research Grant for their project, "Semantic Role Annotations For Real-World Political Texts." The grant will support work to improve semantic role labeling systems performance in text descriptions of sub-national violence around the world.
More on the project.