Jan Tore Lønning

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Phone +47 22840120
Mobile phone +47 95795846
Room 4421
Visiting address Gaustadalléen 23B Ole-Johan Dahls hus 0373 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1080 Blindern 0316 Oslo

Academic Interests

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Machine Translation
  • Semantics for Natural Languages
  • Logic




Previous courses

Higher education and employment history

  • Professor, Dept. of Informatics, UiO, 2006-
  • Professor, Dept. of Linguistics, UiO, 1994-2005
  • Ass. Professor, Dept. of Linguistics and Philosophy, 1989-1994
  • Dr. philos, Dept. of Mathematics, UiO, 1989
  • Studies in Mathematics, Philosophy, Informatics, Psychology



  • Nooralahzadeh, Farhad; Lønning, Jan Tore & Øvrelid, Lilja (2019). Reinforcement-based denoising of distantly supervised NER with partial annotation, Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Deep Learning Approaches for Low-Resource NLP (DeepLo 2019). Association for Computational Linguistics. ISSN 978-1-950737-789. p. 225–234. doi: DOI%3A%2010.18653/v1/D19-6125. Full text in Research Archive
  • Nooralahzadeh, Farhad; Øvrelid, Lilja & Lønning, Jan Tore (2018). SIRIUS-LTG-UiO at SemEval-2018 Task 7: Convolutional Neural Networks with Shortest Dependency Paths for Semantic Relation Extraction and Classification in Scientific Papers, Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation. Association for Computational Linguistics. ISSN 978-1-948087-20-9. p. 805–811. doi: 10.18653/v1/S18-1128.
  • Nooralahzadeh, Farhad; Øvrelid, Lilja & Lønning, Jan Tore (2018). Evaluation of Domain-specific Word Embeddings using Knowledge Resources. In Calzolari, Nicoletta; Choukri, Khalid; Cieri, Christopher; Declerck, Thierry; Goggi, Sara; Hasida, Koiti; Isahara, Hitoshi; Maegaard, Bente; Mariani, Joseph; Mazo, Hélène; Moreno, Asuncion; Odijk, Jan; Piperidis, Stelios & Tokunaga, Takenobu (Ed.), Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. European Language Resources Association. ISSN 979-10-95546-00-9. p. 1438–1445.
  • Jørgensen, Fredrik & Lønning, Jan Tore (2009). A Minimal Recursion Semantic Analysis of Locatives. Computational Linguistics. ISSN 0891-2017. 35(2), p. 229–270.
  • Oepen, Stephan; Velldal, Erik; Lønning, Jan Tore; Meurer, Paul; Rosén, Victoria & Flickinger, Dan (2007). Towards Hybrid Quality-Oriented Machine Translation. On Linguistics and Probabilities in MT. In Way, Andy & Gawronska, Barbara (Ed.), Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Theoretical Issues in Machine Translation. Skövde University Studies in Informatics. ISSN 978-91-977095-0-7. p. 144–153.
  • Lønning, Jan Tore (2006). Language technology and the science of linguistics. In Solstad, Torgrim; Grønn, Atle & Haug, Dag Trygve Truslew (Ed.), A Festschrift for Kjell Johan Sæbø: In Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements for the Celebration of his 50th Birthday. Forfatterne. ISSN 978-82-997289-0-4. p. 107–119.
  • Oepen, Stephan & Lønning, Jan Tore (2006). Discriminant-Based MRS Banking. In Calzolari, Nicoletta (Eds.), Proceedings of the 5th international conference on language resources and evaluation. European Language Resources Association. ISSN 2-9517408-2-4. p. 1250–1255.
  • Nygaard, Lars; Lønning, Jan Tore; Nordgård, Torbjørn & Oepen, Stephan (2006). Using a bi-lingual dictionary in lexical transfer. In Lønning, Jan Tore & Oepen, Stephan (Ed.), Proceedings of the 11th Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation. European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT). ISSN 82-7368-294-3. p. 233–238.
  • Lønning, Jan Tore (2002). Kan vi regne med språket? In Braarvig, Jens Erland & Natvig, Bent (Ed.), To kulturer?. Pax, Oslo. ISSN 82-530-2265-4. p. 71–85.
  • Lønning, Jan Tore (1997). Plurals and Collectivity. In Benthem, Johan van & Meulen, Alice G. B. ter (Ed.), Handbook of Logic and Language. Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam. ISSN 0-444-81714-X. p. 1009–1053.

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  • Jørgensen, Fredrik & Lønning, Jan Tore (2005). A Minimal Recursion Semantics Analysis of Locatives.
  • Oepen, Stephan; Dyvik, Helge; Flickinger, Daniel Paul; Lønning, Jan Tore; Meurer, Paul & Rosén, Victoria (2005). Holistic regression testing for high-quality MT. Some methodological and technological reflections.
  • Lønning, Jan Tore; Oepen, Stephan; Beermann, Dorothee; Hellan, Lars; Carroll, John & Dyvik, Helge [Show all 12 contributors for this article] (2004). LOGON - A Norwegian MT Effort.
  • Oepen, Stephan; Dyvik, Helge; Lønning, Jan Tore; Velldal, Erik; Beermann, Dorothee & Carroll, John [Show all 12 contributors for this article] (2004). Som å kappete med trollet? Towards MRS-Based Norwegian-English Machine Translation.
  • Lønning, Jan Tore (2003). LOGON � A Norwegian machine translation project.
  • Lønning, Jan Tore (2002). Om maskinoversettelse.
  • Lønning, Jan Tore (2002). Hva er maskinoversettelse?
  • Lønning, Jan Tore (1998). Are formal semantic theories of (in) definites relevant to Scandinavian nuances?
  • Lønning, Jan Tore (1998). Forelesninger i formell semantikk for Semesteremnet i lingvistikk og SLI 2. Institutt for lingvistiske fag, UiO.

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