Winning Paper in the Poliinformatics ‘Computational Linguistics (ACL) Workshop Challenge’ for Nicole Baerg and Will Lowe

The paper "Estimating Central Bank Preferences” by Nicole Baerg, Will Lowe, Heiner Stuckenschmidt, Simone Ponzetto, and Cäcilia Zirn (all: University of Mannheim) was the winning submission in the Poliinformatics ‘Computational Linguistics (ACL) Workshop Challenge’.

The goal of PoliInformatics is to leverage advances in computer science, machine learning (broadly defined) and data visualization to promote analyses of very large and unstructured datasets related to the study of government and politics.

Will Lowe presented the paper at a workshop at the 2014 American Political Science Association Conference in Washington, DC and has been invited to represent the team in the next Poliinformatics event in Seattle on November 9th, 2014.

Dr. Will Lowe is project director at the MZES and senior researcher at Eurodata. Nicole Baerg is Junior Professor at the School of Social Science and future project director at the MZES.

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