LINGUIST List 8.1166

Mon Aug 11 1997

Confs: Information Retrieval with Asian Lgs

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  1. Tetsuya ISHIKAWA, IRAL'97 Program

Message 1: IRAL'97 Program

Date: Sat, 9 Aug 97 15:07:28 JST
From: Tetsuya ISHIKAWA <>
Subject: IRAL'97 Program

 The 2nd International Workshop on
 Information Retrieval with Asian Languages -1997
 October 8-9, 1997
 The Tsukuba Center for Institutes
 2-20-5 Takezono, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken, 305 Japan
 1. About the Workshop
 The purpose of this workshop is to bring together researchers and developers
who are interested in exchanging new ideas and presenting results of the
field of information retrieval, with an emphasis on the issues related to
Asian languages and multi-lingual issues.The first International Workshop 
was held with the name "Information Retrieval with Oriental Languages" on 
June 28-29, 1996, in Taejon, Korea. With the success of the workshop, 
the program committee has decided to make it an annual workshop with the 
new title, "Information Retrieval with Asian Languages", to extend the scope.

2. Program
 *October 8 (Wednesday)*
 Plenary session
 9:30 Welcome---Co-Chair
 9:40 Invited Speech: "Information Retrieval and Natural Language 
 Prof. Jun-ichi Tsujii
 (Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)
 10:40 Break
 Chair:Arcot Desai Narasimhalu (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

 11:00 "Korean Information Retrieval Model based on the Principles of Word
 Min-Jeung Cho, Bo-Hyun Yun & Hae-Chang Rim (Korea University, Korea)
 11:30 "Improvements of Natural Language Modeling Approaches with Information
 Retrieval Techniques and Internet Resources"
 Lee-Feng Chien, Min-Jer Lee & Hsaio-Tiech Pu
 (Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
 12:00 Lunch Break
 Chair: Lee-Feng Chien (Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, 

 1:30 "A Construction Method for the Index Represented by a Pointerless
 Patricia Trie"
 Masami Shishibori, Masao Fuketa, Kazuaki Ando & Jun-ichi Aoe
 (University of Tokushima, Japan)
 2:00 "Korean Compound Noun Indexing based on Lexical Association and
 Conceptual Association"
 Bo-Hyun Yun, Min-Jung Cho & Hae-Chang Rim (Korea University, Korea)
 2:30 "Hybrid POS tagging with generalized unknown-word handling"
 Geunbae Lee, Jeongwon Cha & Jong-Hyeok Lee
 (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)
 3:00 Break

 Chair: Adachi, Jun (National Center for Science Information Systems, Japan)

 3:30 "Structural & Contextual Index Extraction for Chinese Documents"
 James C.K. Pang, Kam Fai Wong, Boon Toh Low & Vincent Y.S. Lum
 (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
 4:00 "Performance Evaluation of Character-, Word- and N-Gram-Based
 Indexing for Chinese Text Retrieval"
 Wai Lam, Chi-Yin Wong & Kam-Fai Wong
 (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
 4:30 "Fast Keyword Extraction of Chinese Documents in a Web Environment"
 Yuen-Hsien Tseng (Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan)
 5:00 "A Korean Phrasal Indexing using a Greedy Parsing"
 Min-Jung Kim (Miryang National University, Korea)
 Hyuk-Chul Kwon (Pusan National University, Korea)
 6:30 Evening reception

 *October 9 (Thusday)*

 Chair:Kam-Fai Wong(Chinese University, Hong Kong)

 9:30 "A Character-based Hierarchical Information Filtering Scheme for
 Chinese News Filtering Agents"
 Von-Wun Soo, Pey-Ching Yang, Shih-Hung Wu & Shih-Yao Yang
 (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)
 10:00 "Information Retrieval Considering Adaptation to User's Behaviors on
 the WWW"
 Koji Eguchi, Hidetaka Ito & Akira Kumamoto (Kansai University, Japan)
 10:30 Break
 Chair:Wu, Mei-Mei ( National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan)

 11:00 "The Effect of a Proper Handling of Foreign and English Words
 in Retrieving Korean Text"
 Sung Hyun Myaeng, Kil-Soon Jeong & Yun-Hyung Kwon
 (Chungnam National University, Korea) 
 11:30 "Various Transliterations of Foreign Words in Multilingual
 Information Retrieval"
 Jae Sung Lee & Key-Sun Choi (KAIST, Korea)
 12:00 Lunch Break
 Organization Committee meeting

 Chair: Aoe, Jun-ichi (University of Tokushima, Japan)

 1:30 "Experiments on large test collections with probabilistic approaches
 to Chinese text retrieval"
 Xiangji Huang & S. E. Robertson (City University London, U.K.)
 2:00 "Using Multiple Relevance Feedback Methods for High Retrieval
 Kyi Ho Lee & Joon Ho Lee (KORDIC, Korea)
 Kyu Chul Lee (Chungnam National University, Korea)
 2:30 "Informational noise reduction using prunning"
 Dongwook Shin, Hyojin Nam & Sejin Nam
 (Chungnam National University, Korea) 
 3:00 Break
 Chair: Kwun, Hyuk-Cheol (Pusan National University,Korea)

 3:30 "Japanese Compound Nouns Matching For Information Retrieval"
 Koichi Yamada, Tatsunori Mori & Hiroshi Nakagawa
 (Yokohama National University, Japan)
 4:00 "Design and Evaluation of Semantic-Based Sentence Categorization"
 Atsushi Fujii, Kentaro Inui, Takenobu Tokunaga & Hozumi Tanaka
 (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
 4:30 "Intelligent Information Retrieval System For
 the Metadata of Korean Technical Journals"
 P. K. Rhee & Y. H. Kim (Inha University, Korea)
 B. S. Sim (SERI, Korea)
 5:00 "Voice Retrieval of Mandarin Speech Database"
 Hsin-min Wang
 (Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
 Bor-shen Lin & Bo-ren Bai (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
 5:30 Closing
 *The Workshop Organization Committee
 Tetsuya Ishikawa (University of Library and Information Science, Japan) 
 Sung H. Myaeng (Chungnam of National University Taejon, Korea) Co-Chair
 Lee-Feng Chien (Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
 Arcot Desai Narasimhalu (National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore)
 Kam-Fai Wong (Chinese Univ., Hong Kong) 

 *Program Committee

 Choi, Key-Sun (KAIST, Korea)
 Kim, Young Whan (Korea Telecom, Korea)
 Kwun, Hyuk-Chul (Pusan National Univ., Korea)
 Lee, Guen Bae (Pohang Univ., Korea)
 Lee, Joon Ho (KORDIC, Korea)
 Moon, Sung Been (Yonsei Univ., Korea)
 Myaeng, Sung H. (Chungnam National Univ., Korea)
 Rim, Hae-Chang (Korea Univ., Korea)
 Shin, Dongwook (Chungnam National Univ., Korea)
 Adachi, Jun (National Center for Science Information Systems, Japan)
 Aoe, Jun-ichi (Univ. of Tokushima, Japan)
 Ishikawa, Tetsuya (Univ. of Lib. & Info. Science, Japan)
 Fujishiro, Issei (Ochanomizu Univ.,Japan)
 Matsui, Kunio (Fujitsu, Japan)
 Nakagawa,Hiroshi (Yokohama National Univ., Japan)
 Nishida, Toyoaki (Nara Institute of Science & Tech., Japan)
 Ogawa, Yasushi (Ricoh, Japan)
 Tamura, Naoyoshi (Yokohama National Univ., Japan)
 Tokunaga, Tekenobu (Tokyo Institute of Tech., Japan)
 Arcot Desai Narasimhalu (National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore) 
 MunKew Leong (National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore)
 Paul Wu (National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore)
 Chien, Lee-Feng (Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
 Wu, Mei-Mei (Natioanl Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan)
 Dik L. Lee (Univ. of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)
 Kam-Fai Wong(Chinese Univ., Hong Kong)
 Xiling Zhou(Beijing Information Technology Institute, China)

 * Cooperations
 SIG-KLP (Korean Language Processing of Korean Information Science Society)
 (Natural Language Processing of Information Processing Society of Japan)
 SIG-DBS (Data Base Systems of Information Processing Society of Japan)
 Japanese Association for Natural Language Processing
 ACM Hong Kong Chapeter
 * Registration
 Regular: 20,000 Yen, Full-time student: 10,000 Yen.
The regular fee includes a copy of Proceedings and an Evening Reception(10/8)
ticket which is not included in the student registration fee. Additional tickets
for the evening reception can be purchased with 5,000 Yen. Payment must be in 
cash only. 
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