Reading guide: This is a report on the Elsevier Grand Challenge final. For a general information on the event, read on the whole post. For a shameless self-promotion of us, the CORAAL team, and a couple of enthusiastic shouts, you can directly jump here... ;)
Last Monday (December 15th) we were in the (in)famous Stata Center at MIT in order to give a talk at the Elsevier Grand Challenge semifinals. Ed Hovy, the chair of the committee judging the challenge contestants, had a nice remark in his brief morning key-note.