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7th GATE Training Course - June 2014 Participants' Wiki

Here you will find detailed current information about the training course, including the hands-on material you will need for each module. This page will be updated regularly.

Course materials and supporting information for the talks

Presentations and related materials will be posted here when available. Please download the relevant material for the modules you're taking, in advance of the session.

Venue: Mon, Tue morning and lunch, and Wednesday morning and lunch the course will be held in the HRI Seminar Room at the University of Sheffield. This is a 30 minute walk or a simple bus ride from the University accommodation.

The address is: Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street, Sheffield S3 7QY.

Tue after lunch, Wednesday after lunch, all day Thursday the course will be held in the John Carr Design Centre (Room C29), first floor, Portobello Centre, Pitt Street (opposite the Royal Institute for the Blind).

Friday module 5 Programming is in the John Carr Design Centre, as above.

Friday module 6 Applications is in room G30, Ground Floor, Department of Computer Science, 211 Portobello, S1 4DP.

General information about Sheffield, how to get to it by air and train, places to eat, where to visit, etc can be found in our Sheffield visitor's guide.

Some more maps and travel advice are available here as well.

Accommodation: There is some accommodation available at the university's Halifax Hall Hotel in Endcliffe (approx 30 mins walk or a 10 minute bus ride from the venue). This costs from £65 per night. Booking details available on their website. There are also a variety of other options in the city centre (10-15 minutes walk from the venue) or around the university.

Social event: There will be a free social dinner on Tuesday 10 June from 8pm at Thai Thai Ka, kindly sponsored by Text Mining Solutions.

What you need to bring: You will need to bring your own laptop with the latest GATE Developer version and Java 7 installed. Module 5 (GATE Developer) participants will also need Apache Ant (1.8 or later), and a Java IDE such as Eclipse is strongly recommended (get the "IDE for Java Developers" option). If you are unable to bring your own laptop, please let us know as soon as possible, as we may be able to lend a limited number.


FIG 7 is supported by:

Text Mining Solutions

and by the following EU research projects: