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LINGUIST List 24.2951

Sat Jul 20 2013

Confs: Computational Ling, Text/Corpus Ling, Discourse Analysis/Bulgaria

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 19-Jul-2013
From: Stefanie Dipper <dipperlinguistics.rub.de>
Subject: 7th Linguistic Annotation Workshop & Interoperability with Discourse
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7th Linguistic Annotation Workshop & Interoperability with Discourse
Short Title: LAW VII & ID


Date: 08-Aug-2013 - 09-Aug-2013
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Contact: Stefanie Dipper
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.linguistics.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/law7-id

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Meeting Description:

7th Linguistic Annotation Workshop & Interoperability with Discourse (LAW VII & ID)
Sponsored by the ACL Special Interest Group on Annotation (SIGANN)

Held in Conjunction with the 51st Annual Association for Computational Linguistics Conference (ACL’13)

Workshop Overview:

Linguistic annotation of natural language corpora is the backbone of supervised methods for statistical natural language processing. It also provides valuable data for evaluation of both rule-based and supervised systems and can help formalize and study linguistic phenomena.

The LAW provides a forum for presentation and discussion of innovative research on all aspects of linguistic annotation, including creation/evaluation of annotation schemes, methods for automatic and manual annotation, use and evaluation of annotation software and frameworks, representation of linguistic data and annotations, etc. This year, a significant part of the workshop will focus on the special theme of Interoperability with Discourse.

Workshop Chairs:

Stefanie Dipper, Ruhr-University Bochum
Maria Liakata, University of Warwick/European Bioinformatics Institute Cambridge
Antonio Pareja-Lora, SIC & ILSA, UCM / ATLAS, UNED

Organizing Committee:

Sophia Ananiadou (University of Manchester)
Cathy Blake (University of Illinois)
Alex Chengyu Fang (City University of Hong Kong)
Chu-Ren Huang (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Nancy Ide (Vassar College)
Piroska Lendvai (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Maria Liakata (University of Warwick/European Bioinformatics Institute Cambridge)
Adam Meyers (New York University)
Anika Oellrich (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute)
Antonio Pareja-Lora (SIC & ILSA, UCM / ATLAS, UNED)
Massimo Poesio (University of Trento)
Sameer Pradhan (BBN Technologies)
Sampo Pyysalo (University of Manchester)
Caroline Sporleder (Trier University)
Manfred Stede (Potsdam University)
Simone Teufel (University of Cambridge)
Anita de Waard (Elsevier Labs)
Fei Xia (University of Washington)
Nianwen Xue (Brandeis University)

Featuring papers on sparse annotations and error correction, comparison & evaluation, discourse and semantic annotations and novel annotation methods.

The special theme this year is interoperability between diverse annotations and discourse, introducing a hands-on shared task and discussion.

For the full programme, see below.

August 8, 2013

8:45-9:00
Opening remarks

9:00-9:40
Christopher Manning (invited talk): Improving the linguistics of linguistic annotation: Opportunities and limits

9:40-10:05
Ramy Eskander, Nizar Habash, Ann Bies, Seth Kulick and Mohamed Maamouri: Automatic correction and extension of morphological annotations

10:05-10:30
Marcel Bollmann: POS tagging for historical texts with sparse training data

10:30-11:00
Coffee break

11:00-11:07
Quy Nguyen, Ngan Nguyen and Yusuke Miyao: Utilizing state-of-the-art parsers to diagnose problems in treebank annotation for a less resourced language

11:07-11:14
Arne Skjærholt: Influence of preprocessing on dependency syntax annotation: Speed and agreement

11:15-11:40
Yvette Graham, Timothy Baldwin, Alistair Moffat and Justin Zobel: Continuous measurement scales in human evaluation of machine translation

11:40-12:05
Rohan Ramanath, Monojit Choudhury and Kalika Bali: Entailment: An effective metric for comparing and evaluating hierarchical and non-hierarchical annotation schemes

12:05-12:30
Nathan Schneider, Brendan O’Connor, Naomi Saphra, David Bamman, Manaal Faruqui, Noah A. Smith, Chris Dyer and Jason Baldridge: A framework for (under)specifying dependency syntax without overloading annotators

12:30-14:00
Lunch

14:00-14:25
Cristina Bosco, Simonetta Montemagni and Maria Simi: Converting Italian treebanks: Towards an Italian Stanford Dependency Treebank

14:25-14:50
Hen-Hsen Huang, Chi-Hsin Yu, Tai-Wei Chang, Cong-Kai Lin and Hsin-Hsi Chen: Analyses of the association between discourse relation and sentiment polarity with a Chinese human-annotated corpus

14:50-15:15
Claudiu Mihăilă, Georgios Kontonatsios, Riza Theresa Batista-Navarro, Paul Thompson, Ioannis Korkontzelos and Sophia Ananiadou: Towards a better understanding of discourse: Integrating multiple discourse annotation perspectives using UIMA (LAW VII and ID Challenge Award)

15:15-15:22
Rafal Rak and Sophia Ananiadou: Making UIMA truly interoperable with SPARQL

15:22-15:29
Arne Neumann, Nancy Ide and Manfred Stede: Importing MASC into the ANNIS linguistic database: A case study of mapping GrAF

15:30-16:00
Coffee break

16:00-18:00
Maria Lakata and Sampo Pyysalo: Introduction to the task and hands-on work

August 9, 2013

9:00-9:25
Anna Nedoluzhko: Generic noun phrases and annotation of coreference and bridging relations in the Prague Dependency Treebank

9:25-9:50
Varada Kolhatkar, Heike Zinsmeister and Graeme Hirst: Annotating anaphoric shell nouns with their antecedents

9:50-10:15
Isin Demirsahin, Adnan Ozturel, Cem Bozsahin and Deniz Zeyrek: Applicative structures and immediate discourse in the Turkish Discourse Bank

10:15-10:22
Gülşen Eryiğit, Fatih Samet Çetin, Meltem Yanık, Tanel Temel and İlyas Çiçekli: TURKSENT: A sentiment annotation tool for social media

10:22-10:29
Stephen Tratz, Douglas Briesch, Jamal Laoudi and Clare Voss: Tweet conversation annotation tool with a focus on an Arabic dialect, Moroccan Darija

10:30-11:00
Coffee break

11:00-11:25
Yuka Tateisi, Yo Shidahara, Yusuke Miyao and Akiko Aizawa: Relation annotation for understanding research papers

11:25-11:50
Francis Bond, Shan Wang, Eshley Huini Gao, Hazel Shuwen Mok and Jeanette Yiwen Tan: Developing parallel sense-tagged corpora with Wordnets

11:50-12:15
Itisree Jena, Riyaz Ahmad Bhat, Sambhav Jain and Dipti Misra Sharma: Animacy annotation in the Hindi Treebank

12:15-12:22
Sophie Rosset, Cyril Grouin, Thomas Lavergne, Mohamed Ben Jannet, Jérémy Leixa, Olivier Galibert and Pierre Zweigenbaum: Automatic named entity pre-annotation for out-of-domain human annotation

12:22-12:29
Laura Banarescu, Claire Bonial, Shu Cai, Madalina Georgescu, Kira Griffitt, Ulf Hermjakob, Kevin Knight, Philipp Koehn, Martha Palmer and Nathan Schneider: Abstract meaning representation for Sembanking

12:30-14:00
Lunch

14:00-14:25
Rebecca J. Passonneau and Bob Carpenter: The benefits of a model of annotation

14:25-14:50
Andreas Peldszus and Manfred Stede: Ranking the annotators: An agreement study on argumentation structure

14:50-15:15
Martin Tschirsich and Gerold Hintz: Leveraging crowdsourcing for paraphrase recognition

15:15-15:40
Ryu Iida, Koh Mitsuda and Takenobu Tokunaga: Investigation of annotator’s behaviour using eye-tracking data

15:40-16:00
Coffee break

16:00-16:07
Marine Damiani and Delphine Battistelli: Enunciative and modal variations in newswire texts in French: From guideline to automatic annotation

16:07-16:14
Amália Mendes, Iris Hendrickx, Agostinho Salgueiro and Luciana Ávila: Annotating the interaction between focus and modality: The case of exclusive particles

16:15-17:15
Posters and demos

17:15-17:30
Concluding remarks



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