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Confs: COLING-ACL 98 Workshop

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  1. Eduard Hovy, COLING-ACL 98 Workshop "Discourse Relations and Discourse Markers"

Message 1: COLING-ACL 98 Workshop "Discourse Relations and Discourse Markers"

Date: Tue, 30 Jun 1998 15:29:48 -0800
From: Eduard Hovy <hovyISI.EDU>
Subject: COLING-ACL 98 Workshop "Discourse Relations and Discourse Markers"


COLING-ACL 98 Workshop "Discourse Relations and Discourse Markers"
August 15, 1998


Opening
9.00

Session 1: Discourse Structure Parsing Uses
Introduction

Daniel Marcu (USC/ISI)
A surface-based approach to identifying discourse markers and
elementary textual units in unrestricted texts
9.10 - 9.30

Simon H. Corston-Oliver (Microsoft Research)
Identifying the linguistic correlates of rhetorical relations
9.30 - 9.50

J. Burstein, K. Kukich, S. Wolff, C. Lu, M. Chodorow
(Educational Testing Service and Hunter College)
Enriching automated essay scoring using discourse marking
9.50 - 10.10

Discussion
10.10 - 10.25


Coffee Break


Session 2: Cue Words
Introduction
10.40

B. Grote (Otto-von-Guericke Universitt Magdeburg)
Representing temporal discourse markers for generation purposes
10.45 - 11.05

L. Degand (University of Louvain)
On classifying connectives and coherence relations
11.05 - 11.25

C. Soria, G. Ferrari (University of Pisa and University of East
Piemonte)
Lexical marking of discourse relations - some experimental findings
11.25 - 11.45

S. Teufel (University of Edinburgh)
Meta-discourse markers and problem-structuring in scientific texts
11.45 - 12.05

Discussion
12.05 - 12.20


Lunch


Poster session: 13.00 - 14.00

L. Danlos (Universite Paris)
Linguistic ways for expressing a discourse relation and lexicalized text
generation system

A. Knott (University of Edinburgh)
Similarity and contrast relations and inductive rules

F. Schilder (Universitt Hamburg)
Temporal discourse markers and the flow of events

N. Ward (University of Tokyo)
Some exotic discourse markers of spoken dialogue


Session 3: Grammar, Semantics, and Formalism
Introduction
14.00

B. Webber, A. Joshi (University of Pennsylvania)
Anchoring a lexicalized Tree-Adjoin Grammar for discourse
14.05 - 14.25

J. Jayez, C. Rossari (EHESS and Universite de Geneve)
Discourse relations versus discourse marker relations
14.25 - 14.45

M. Pery-Woodley (Universite de Toulouse)
Textual signalling in written text: a corpus-based approach
14.45 - 15.05

K. Dahlgren (Inquizit Technologies, Inc.)
Lexical marking and the recovery of discourse structure
15.05 - 15.25

Discussion
15.25 - 15.40


Break


Session 4: Speech and Dialogue
Introduction
16.00

M. Kawamori, T. Kawabata, A. Shimazu (NTT Research and JAIST)
Discourse markers in spontaneous dialogue: a corpus based study of
Japanese and English
16.05 - 16.25

Y. Nakano, T. Kato (NTT Labs)
Cue phrase selection in instruction dialogue using machine learning
16.25 - 16.45

K. Fischer, H. Brandt-Pook (Universitt Bielefeld)
Automatic disambiguation of discourse particles
16.45 - 17.05

D. Jurafsky, E. Shriberg, B. Fox, T. Curl (University of Colorado and
SRI)
Lexical, prosodic, and syntactic cues for dialog acts
17.05 - 17.25

Discussion
17.25 - 17.55

Closing


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Eduard Hovy
email: hovyisi.edu USC Information Sciences Institute 
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fax: 310-823-6714 Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6695 
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