Author: Benedikt Perak

Emotion Concepts Networks

EmocNet presentation at the Zagreb Cog Sci Forum

Benedikt Perak presented a talk on the Zagreb Cognitive Science Forum along with other great speakers. Many thanks to the organizers: Renata Geld, Mateusz Milan-Stanojević, Diana Tomić. Todd Oakley, PhDProfessor and Chair of Cognitive ScienceCase Western Reserve University, USA”Money Talks, but do we Understand What it is Saying?: Conceptual Blending, Sovereign Money Systems and the Amalgamated…
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EmocNet at TimeMachine Flagship Conference

As a representative of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Rijeka, Benedikt Perak attended the amazing Timemachine Conference in Laussane, Switzerland that aims to digitally simulate 5000 years of European history adding various layers to the heritage of Europe.

EmoCNet @ UNIRI Initial Grants Award Ceremony

An award ceremony was held on Friday, October 19th, 2018, at the University of Rijeka Rectorate, where the winners of the ”Initial Grants for Young Researchers for 2017 and 2018” were awarded the Certificates of Confirmation. The event was also a great opportunity for the young researchers to talk to Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., University of…
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EmoCNet at LAP 2018, IUC Dubrovnik

Benedikt Perak and Tajana Ban Kirigin presented the paper  “Corpus-based approach to the extraction of the emotional concepts and their ontological relations using the natural language logic operators” at the 7 th International Conference Logic and Applications LAP 2018 held with 1 st Workshop Formal Reasoning and Semantics FORMALS 2018 September 24 – 28, 2018 Dubrovnik, Croatia.…
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EmoCNet at JTDH-2018

At the JTDH-2018 conference 20-21/09/2018 Benedikt Perak and Filip Rodik presented the paper ” Building a corpus of the Croatian parliamentary debates using UDPipe open source NLP tools and Neo4j graph database for creation of social ontology model, text classification and extraction of semantic information “, published in  Zbornik konference Jezikovne tehnologije in digitalna humanistika…
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Poster first prize on ESPP2018

The poster EXTRACTING SEMANTIC DOMAINS OF THE CONCEPT “FEELING” FROM THE ENGLISH EnTenTen CORPUS USING THE [X and Y] COORDINATION CONSTRUCTION was awarded as the best poster in the linguistics category at the 26th Conference of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology ESPP2018 conference.

EmoCNet on the ‘S Baltazarom na Gradini’

Benedikt Perak promoted EmoCNet project at the science popularisation manifestation, Baltazar na Gradini 2.9.20018., with a lecture on the ‘Linguistic expression of Emotions’.


Perak, Benedikt (2018). The role of metonymy in the constructionist approach to the conceptualization of emotions. In Antonio Barcelona, Olga Blanco (eds). Conceptual metonymy: Methodological, theoretical, and descriptive issues. pp. (256-258). John Benjamins. Beliga, S., Kitanović, O., Stanković, R., & Martinčić-Ipšić, S. (2017, September). Keyword Extraction from Parallel Abstracts of Scientific Publications. In International KEYSTONE…
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Researchers Benedikt Perak, Odsjek za kulturalne studije, Filozofski fakultet, Sveučilište u Rijeci Tajana Ban Kirgin, Odjel za matematiku, Sveučilište u Rijeci Diana Grgurić, Odsjek za kulturalne studije, Filozofski fakultet, Sveučilište u Rijeci Filip Rodik,Data Scientist, Gong, Hrvatska Kristina Štrkalj Despot,Institut za hrvatski jezik i jezikoslovlje mag.cult Katarina Damčević, University of Tartu, Estonia Ana Meštrović, Odjel…
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