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Wed Aug 2 2000

Confs: Ontologies/Lexical Knowledge Bases/OntoLex'2000

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  1. Kiril Simov, Ontologies and Lexical Knowledge Bases (OntoLex'2000)

Message 1: Ontologies and Lexical Knowledge Bases (OntoLex'2000)

Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2000 14:33:29 +0300
From: Kiril Simov <>
Subject: Ontologies and Lexical Knowledge Bases (OntoLex'2000)

 Workshop on Ontologies and Lexical Knowledge Bases
 Supported by Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

 Sept. 8-10, 2000: Sozopol, Bulgaria


8th of September, The First Day

9:00-9:10, Opening speech

9:10-10:40, Nicola Guarino (Invited Speaker)
National Research Council, LADSEB-CNR, Italy
Mini-course on Ontological Analysis and Ontology Design (I)

11:00-11:30, Nikolay Milkov
Abteilung Philosophie,
Universitat Bielefeld/Institute of Philosophy, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Logico- Linguistic Moleculism: Towards an Ontology of Collocations

11:30-12:10, Ivan Kasabov (Invited Speaker)
Institute for Bulgarian Language, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Shifters, Modes and Epistemes: at the Core of the Categorial and
Minimal Semantics of Natural Language

(lunch, after the 1st beer the NL generation capabilities strike back)

13:40-14:10, Bodil Madsen, Bolette Pedersen, Hanne Thomsen
Copenhagen Business School; Center for Sprogteknologi, Denmark
The role of semantic relations in a content-based querying system:
a research presentation from the OntoQuery project.

14:10-14:40, Irina Chugur, Julio Gonzalo, Felisa Verdjeo
ETSI Industriales de la UNED, Ciudad Universitaria, Madrid
Sense distinctions in NLP applications

14:40-15:20, Paul Buitelaar (Invited Speaker)
DFKI (German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence) GmbH, Germany.
Semantic Lexicons: Between Terminology and Ontology

15:40-16:10, Ralf Steinberger, Johan Hagman, Stefan Scheer
European Commission, Joint Research Centre, ISIS - RMDS, Ispra (VA), Italy
Using Thesauri for Information Extraction and for the visualisation
of multilingual document collections

16:10-16:40, Martin Trautwein
Graduiertenkolleg 'Universalitaet und Diversitaet',
Zentrum fuer Hoehere Studien, Univ. Leipzig
Representing Temporal Coherence in Text Semantics:
A Language Based Approach to an Ontology of Situations and Time

16:40-17:10, Natalia V. Loukachevitch , Boris V. Dobrov
Center for Information Research, Moscow State University
Modifiers of Conceptual Relations in Thesaurus for
Automatic Conceptual Indexing

17:30-19:00, Nicola Guarino (Invited Speaker)
Mini-course on Ontological Analysis and Ontology Design (II)

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9th of September, The Second Day

9:00-9:30, Christian Jacquelinet, Olivier Bodenreider, Anita Burgun
Etablissement francais des Greffes, Paris, France;
National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, USA;
Laboratoire d'informatique Medicale,Faculte de Medecine, Rennes, France
Modelling Syllepse in Medical Knowledge Bases with application in
the Domain of Organ Failure and Transplantation

9:30-10:00, Lamia Haouet
Dept. Filologia Moderna Universidad Europea de Madrid
Toward a morphologically relevant ontology of abstract concepts

10:00-10:30, Pablo Gamallo Otero
Departamento de Informatica, Facultade de Ciencias e Tecnologia,
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Lexical inherintace on mereological ontologies

10:40-11:20, Galia Angelova (Invited Speaker)
Linguistic Modelling Laboratory, CLPP, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Acquiring formal ontologies for NLP applications

11:20-12:20, Discussion
Lexical Concepts vs. World Knowledge, Upper-level Ontologies

13:50-14:20, Hamish Cunningham, Kalina Bontcheva
NLP group, Computer Science Department, University of Sheffield
Uniform language resource access and distribution in the context of
a General Architecture for Text Engineering (GATE)

14:20-14:50, Antonio Moreno Ortiz
F. Filosofia y Letras, Universidad de Malaga, Spain
Managing conceptual and terminological information in a user-friendly

14:50-15:20,Kiril Iv. Simov and Atanas Kiryakov
Linguistic Modelling Laboratory, CLPP, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences;
Sirma AI Ltd., Artificial Intelligence Labs, Bulgaria
Extracting of Semantic Information from Machine Readable Dictionaries
using Top Ontologies

15:30-16:30, Nicola Guarino (Invited Speaker)
Mini-course on Ontological Analysis and Ontology Design (III)

16:50-17:50, Nicola Guarino (Invited Speaker)
Mini-course on Ontological Analysis and Ontology Design (IV)

18:00-19:00, Discussion
Modelling Regular Polysemy in Lexical Knowledge Bases

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10th of Spetember, The Third Day

9:00-9:25, Toma Nikolov, Krasimira Petrova
Building and evaluating a core of Bulgarian WordNet for nouns

9:25-9:50, Nikolaj Oldager
Department of Information Tehcnology, Technical University of Denmark
Taxonomies with Lattice Algebras

9:50-10:15, Christiane Panissod
Laboratoire de Recherche sur le Langage (LRL),
Universite Blaise Pascal, France
On bridging : meronymy and processes

10:30-11:20, Marin Dimitrov (Invited Speaker)
Sirma AI Ltd., Artificial Intelligence Labs, Bulgaria
XML Standards for Ontology Exchange: XOL, OML, OIL (technical review)

11:30-12:30, Discussion
Ontologies and Lexical Knowledge Bases for Information Retrieval

19:30-, Wine Tasting
Selection of "Best Red OntoLex2000" and "Best White OntoLex2000"

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