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  1. Christian Jacquemin, Conf: COMPUTERM workshop at COLING-ACL'98

Message 1: Conf: COMPUTERM workshop at COLING-ACL'98

Date: Fri, 5 Jun 1998 15:11:00 +0200
From: Christian Jacquemin <>
Subject: Conf: COMPUTERM workshop at COLING-ACL'98

COMPUTERM'98 Workshop announcement
First Workshop on Computational Terminology

WHEN: August 15, 1998 (just after COLING-ACL98)
WHERE: University of Montreal, Montreal (Quebec, Canada)


The workshop provides a forum to bring together researchers from the
fields of computational linguistics, terminology, automated
translation, information retrieval and lexicography who share an
interest in computational aspects of terminology processing:
acquisition, extraction, indexing, machine-aided thesaurus building,
dictionary construction, etc.


The number of participants to the workshop is limited. It is advisable
to pre-register as soon as possible:


See the COLING-ACL98 conference main page at:


August 15, 1998 Saturday
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8:45 -- 9:00 Opening address

9:00 -- 9:30 David Hull: "A practical approach to terminology

9:30 -- 10:00 Akiko N. Aizawa, Kyo Kageura: "An approach to the
automatic generation of multilingual keywords clusters"

10:00 -- 10:30 Ralf Brown: "Automatically-extracted thesauri for
cross-language IR: When better is worse"

10:30 -- 10:45 Coffee break

10:45 -- 11:45 First poster session

11:45 -- 12:15 Fidelia Ibekwe-SanJuan: "Building a prototype system
for trends survey in a knowledge extraction program"

12:15 -- 12:45 Anne Condamines, Josette Reyberolle "CTKB : A
corpus-based approach to a terminological knowledge base"

12:45 -- 14:15 Lunch

14:15 -- 14:45 Toru Hisamitsu; Yoshiki Niwa: "Extraction of useful
terms from parenthetical expressions by using simple rules and
statistical measures -- a comparative evaluation of bigram statistics"

14:45 -- 15:15 Paul Bowden, Lindsay Evett, Peter Halstead "Automatic
acronym acquisition in a knowledge extraction program"

15:15 -- 15:45 Laura Davidson, Judy Kavanagh, Kristen Mackintosh,
Ingrid Meyer, Douglas Skuce: "Semi-automatic extraction of
knowledge-rich contexts from corpora: examples and issues"

15:45 -- 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 -- 17:00 Second poster session

17:00 -- 17:30 Dekang Lin: "Extracting collocations from text corpora"

17:30 -- 18:00 Hiroshi Nakagawa, Tatsunori Mori: "Nested collocation
and compound noun for term extraction"

POSTERS: (Preliminary)

Lee-Feng Chen, Min-Chan Chen, Chun-Liang Chen, Bo-Ren Bai:
"Internet-based Chinese text corpus classification and domain-specific
keyterm extraction"

Hongyan Jing, Evelyne Tzoukerman: "Improving retrieval with semantics
and morphology"

Kyo Kageura, Masaharu Yoshioka, Teruo Koyama, Toshihiko Nozue:
"Towards a common testbed for corpus-based computational terminology"

Diana Maynard, Sofia Ananiadou: "Acquiring contextual information for
term disambiguation"

Michael P. Oakes, Chris D. Paice: "Term extraction for automatic

Antje Schmidt-Wigger: "Building consistent terminologies"

Hinrich Schuetze: "HyperConDex -- A hypertext concordance as a
back-of-the-rule index"


Khurshid Ahmad (University of Surrey, UK)
Sophia Ananiadou (Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK)
Peter Anick (Digital Equipment Corporation, USA)
Teresa Cabre (University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelone, Spain)
Ken Church (AT&T Labs Research, USA)
Anne Condamines (CNRS, Toulouse, France)
Bruce Croft (University of Massachusetts, USA)
Ido Dagan (Bar Ilan University, Israel)
Beatrice Daille (IRIN Nantes, France)
Pascale Fung (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong
Eric Gaussier (Xerox Research Centre Europe, France)
Gregory Grefenstette (Xerox Research Centre Europe, France)
Stephanie Haas (University of North Carolina, USA)
Benoit Habert (LIMSI & ENS Fontenay-St Cloud, France)
Ulrich Heid (Universitaet Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany)
Kyo Kageura (NACSIS, Tokyo, Japan)
Judith Klavans (Columbia Univesity, USA)
Robert Krovetz (NEC Research Institute, USA)
Robert Losee (University of North Carolina, USA)
Ingrid Meyer (University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada)
Jian-Yun Nie (University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada)
Padmini Srinivasan (The University of Iowa, USA)
Tomek Strzalkowski (General Electric Company, USA)
Evelyne Tzoukermann, (Bell Labs Innovations, Lucent Technologies, USA)
Richard Wojcik (Boeing Company, USA)
Pierre Zweigenbaum (AP-HP & Universite Paris 6, France)


Didier Bourigault (CNRS and Universite Paris XIII, Paris, France)
Christian Jacquemin (LIMSI, France)
Marie-Claude L'Homme (Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada)

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