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Confs: Comp Ling - EMNLP/VLC-2000: Final Program

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Message 1: Comp Ling - EMNLP/VLC-2000: Final Program

Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2000 16:28:50 -0700
From: Hinrich Schuetze <schuetzecsli.Stanford.EDU>
Subject: Comp Ling - EMNLP/VLC-2000: Final Program


 CONFERENCE PROGRAM

 (EMNLP/VLC-2000) JOINT SIGDAT CONFERENCE ON
 EMPIRICAL METHODS IN NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING AND
 VERY LARGE CORPORA

 October 7-8, 2000
 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


Saturday, October 7

8:45-9:00 REGISTRATION

9:00-9:05 WELCOME

9:05-9:30 Pattern-Based Disambiguation for Natural Language Processing
 Eric Brill

9:30-9:55 What's yours and what's mine: Determining Intellectual
 Attribution in Scientific Text
 Simone Teufel and Marc Moens

9:55-10:20 Japanese Dependency Structure Analysis Based
 on Support Vector Machines
 Taku Kudo and Yuji Matsumoto

10:20-10:45 Coaxing Confidences from an Old Friend: Probabilistic
 Classifications from Transformation Rule Lists
 Radu Florian, John Henderson and Grace Ngai

10:45-11:05 BREAK

11:05-12:15 INVITED SPEAKER
 John B. Lowe, VP of Language Engineering, Ask Jeeves Inc.
 What's in store for question answering?
 Prognostications based on corpus analysis 
 of several hundred million questions

12:15-13:30 LUNCH

13:30-13:55 A Real-time Integration Of Concept-based
 Search and Summarization of Chinese Websites
 Joe Zhou and Weiqian Liu

13:55-14:20 Topic Analysis Using a Finite Mixture Model
 Hang Li and Kenji Yamanishi

14:20-14:45 A Uniform Method of Grammar Extraction and Its Applications
 Fei Xia, Martha Palmer and Aravind Joshi

14:45-15:00 BREAK

15:00-15:25 Enriching the Knowledge Sources Used in a
 Maximum Entropy Part-of-Speech Tagger
 Kristina Toutanova and Christopher D. Manning

15:25-15:50 Error-driven HMM-based Chunk Tagger
 with Context-dependent Lexicon
 GuoDong Zhou and Jian Su

15:50-16:15 Nonlocal Language Modeling based on
 Context Co-occurrence Vectors
 Sadao Kurohashi and Manabu Ori

16:15-16:40 Detection of Language (Model) Errors
 K.Y. Hung, R.W.P. Luk, D. Yeung, K.F.L. Chung and W. Shu

16:40-17:00 BREAK

17:00-17:25 Cross-lingual Information Retrieval
 Using Hidden Markov Models
 Jinxi Xu and Ralph Weischedel

17:25-17:50 Query Translation in Chinese-English
 Cross-Language Information Retrieval
 Yibo Zhang, Le Sun, Lin Du and Yufang Sun

17:50-18:15 Word Alignment of English-Chinese Bilingual Corpus
 Based on Chunks
 Le Sun, Youbing Jin, Lin Du and Yufang Sun

18:15-18:40 Empirical Term Weighting and Expansion Frequency
 Kyoji Umemura and Kenneth W. Church


Sunday, October 8

9:00-9:25 Sample Selection for Statistical Grammar Induction
 Rebecca Hwa

9:25-9:50 A Statistical Model for Parsing and Word-Sense Disambiguation
 Daniel M. Bikel

9:50-10:15 Reducing Parsing Complexity by Intra-Sentence
 Segmentation based on Maximum Entropy Model
 Sung Dong Kim and Byoung Tak Zhang

10:15-10:40 An Empirical Study of the Domain Dependence
 of Supervised Word Sense Disambiguation Systems
 Gerard Escudero, Lluis Marquez and German Rigau

10:40-11:00 BREAK

11:00-12:00 INVITED SPEAKER
 Soumen Chakrabarti, Indian Institute of Technology

12:00-13:20 LUNCH

13:20-14:35 PANEL DISCUSSION
 NLP for the Web: Critical Technology or Luxury?

14:35-15:00 A Machine Learning Approach to Answering Questions
 for Reading Comprehension Tests
 Hwee Tou Ng, Leong Hwee Teo and Jennifer Lai Pheng Kwan

15:00-15:25 Automated Construction of Database Interfaces: Integrating
 Statistical and Relational Learning for Semantic Parsing
 Lappoon R. Tang and Raymond J. Mooney

15:25-15:50 Automatic WordNet Mapping Using Word Sense Disambiguation
 Changki Lee, Geunbae Lee and Seo Jung Yun

15:50-16:10 BREAK

16:10-16:35 Combining Lexical and Formatting Cues for Named Entity
 Christian Jacquemin and Caroline Bush

16:35-17:00 A Query Tool for Syntactically Annotated Corpora
 Laura Kallmeyer

17:00-17:25 Statistical Filtering and Subcategorization Frame Acquisition
 Anna Korhonen, Genevieve Gorrell and Diana McCarthy

17:25-17:50 One Sense per Collocation and Genre/Topic Variations
 David Martinez and Eneko Agirre
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