Maarten Janssen

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One of the major obstacles in deploying spoken language technologies (SLTs) in the developing world is a lack of key linguistic resources – e.g. electronic dictionaries, phonetically aligned corpora, pronunciation lexicons, etc. – that describe the non-dominant varieties spoken in such countries and regions. In this paper, we describe the work of the LUPo(More)
The idea that dictionaries are a good source for (computational) information has been around for a long while, and the extraction of taxonomic information from them is something that has been attempted several times. However, such information extraction was typically based on the systematic analysis of the text of a single dictionary. In this paper, we(More)
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a big burden of disease worldwide and one of the most common causes of disability in the adult population. Currently applied therapies consist of physical therapy, oral medication, intra-articular injections, and surgical interventions, with the main goal being to reduce pain and improve function and quality of life. Intra-articular(More)
INTRODUCTION The size and composition of the European Union healthcare workforce are key drivers of expenditure and performance; it now includes new health professions and enhanced roles for established professions. This project will systematically analyse how this has contributed to health service redesign, integration and performance in 9 European(More)
In many industries, …rms reward their customers for making referrals. We analyze the optimal policy mix of price, advertising intensity, and referral fee for monopoly when buyers choose to what extent to refer other consumers to the …rm. We …nd that the …rm uses its referral fee, but not its price or advertising level, to manage referrals. When consumers(More)
The e¤ects of entry on consumer and total welfare are studied in a model of consumer search. Potential entrants di¤er in quality, with a higher-quality seller being more likely to o¤er consumers a high-value product. Contrary to the standard view in economics that more entry bene…ts consumers, we …nd that consumer welfare has an inverted-U relationship with(More)