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Program

Wednesday October 24th

12.00 Lunch
Location: SOL-centrum, Café
13.00-18.00 Nordic Seminar on Speech recognition:
Web page: http://dsn.dk/nyt/nordisk-seminar-om-taleteknologi
Location: SOL-centrum, H:435
19.00 Dinner
Location: SOL-centrum, Café
 

Thursday October 25th

08.45 Registration opens
Location: E-huset, E:1408
09.00-11.30 Workshop session
  W1: Language, action, and perception
Organizers: Simon Dobnik, Staffan Larsson, Robin Cooper
Location: E-huset, E:1145
W2: NLP for computer assisted language learning
Organizers: Lars Borin, Elena Volodina
Location: E-huset, E:1147
W3: Exploratory query-log analysis
Organizers: Svetoslav Marinov, Paula Petcu, Henrik Strindberg
Location: E-huset, E:1408
Språkbanken project meeting
Location: SOL-centrum, H:435
Nordic Seminar on Speech recognition.
Location: SOL-centrum, Hörsalen
11.45 Registration opens
Location: SOL-centrum, Hörsalen
12.00 Lunch
Location: SOL-centrum, Absalon
13.00 Introduction: Pierre Nugues
Keynote I: Martha Palmer
University of Colorado, Boulder:
Beyond Shallow Semantics
Location: SOL-centrum, Hörsalen
14.00 Main Conference - Session I
Session chair: TBD

14.00 Extractive document summarization - an unsupervised approach Jonatan Bengtsson, Christoffer Skeppstedt and Svetoslav Marinov.
14.25 Automatic Text Simplification via Synonym Replacement Robin Keskisärkkä and Arne Jönsson.
14.50 Vocabulary and Syntax in Gender Classification Niklas Zechner.
15.15 Poster Session I
Poster chair: Anders Ardö
Loacation: SOL-centrum, outside Hörsalen
 
  • Growing a Swedish constructicon in lexical soil Lars Borin, Markus Forsberg, Benjamin Lyngfelt, Julia Prentice, Rudolf Rydstedt, Emma Sköldberg and Sofia Tingsell.
  • Linking expert and lay knowledge with distributional and synonymy resources: application to the mining of Diabetes Fora Thierry Hamon and Rémi Gagnayre.
  • Statistical Identification of Pleonastic Pronouns Marcus Stamborg and Pierre Nugues.
  • HMM based speech synthesis system for Swedish Language Bajibabu Bollepalli, Jonas Beskow and Joakim Gustafson.
  • Entity Recognition of Pharmaceutical Drugs in Swedish Clinical Text Sidrat Ul Muntaha, Maria Skeppstedt, Maria Kvist and Hercules Dalianis.
  • Small versus closed syntactical patterns in authorship attribution Johanna Björklund and Jonas Lindh Morén.
  • An Evaluation of Post-processing Google Translations with Microsoft Word Håkan Burden, Jones Belhaj, Magnus Bergqvist, Joakim Gross, Kristofer Hansson Aspman, Ali Issa, Kristoffer Morsing and Quishi Wang.
  • An audience response system-based approach to speech synthesis evaluation Christina Tånnander.
  • Improving the acquisition of synonymy relations with contextual filtering : a preliminary study Manser Mounira and Thierry Hamon.
  • The gravity of meaning: Physics as a metaphor to model semantic changes Sándor Darányi and Peter Wittek.
  • Predicting alignment performance Lars Ahrenberg.
  • Processing spelling variation in historical text Yvonne Adesam, Malin Ahlberg and Gerlof Bouma.
  • Telling questions from statements in spoken dialogue systems Sofia Strömbergsson, David House and Jens Edlund.
  • Generating Pronunciations of Northern Saami Words by Two-Level Rules Pekka Kauppinen.
  • Stockholm EPR Corpus – A Clinical Database Used to Improve Health Care Hercules Dalianis, Martin Hassel, Aron Henriksson and Maria Skeppstedt.
16.35 Main Conference - Session II
Session chair: TBD
Location: SOL-centrum, Hörsalen
16.35 Bridging the Gap between Two Different Swedish Treebanks Richard Johansson.
17.00 Classifying Pluricentric Languages: Extending the Monolingual Model Marcos Zampieri, Binyam Gebre and Sascha Diwersy.
17.25
-17.50
Human evaluation of extration based summaries Marcus Johansson, Henrik Danielsson and Arne Jönsson.
 
19.00 Conference Dinner:
Location: SOL-centrum, Café
 

Friday October 26th

9.00 Keynote II: Fred Roberts, Artificial Soloutions, Hamburg
Teneo, a Visual Approach to Building Virtual Assistants
Location: SOL-centrum, Hörsalen
10.00 Poster Session II
Poster chair: Peter Exner
 
  • Identification of Entities in Swedish Andreas Salomonsson, Svetoslav Marinov and Pierre Nugues.
  • Nature Identical Prosody - data-driven prosody feature assignment for diphone synthesis Peter Juel Henrichsen.
  • A Chunking Parser for Semantic Interpretation of Spoken Route Directions in Human-Robot Dialogue Raveesh Meena, Gabriel Skantze and Joakim Gustafson.
  • Are prepositions and conjunctions necessary in health web searches? Ann-Marie Eklund.
  • Falling Ill and the Administration of Medication... A Study on the Nature of Medical Frames Dimitrios Kokkinakis.
  • Opening OPUS for User Contribution Jörg Tiedemann, Matthias Zumpe and Sebastian Schleussner.
  • Coordinating spatial perspective in discourse Simon Dobnik.
  • Towards an automatic detection of the chemical risk statements Natalia Grabar, Laura Maxim and Thierry Hamon.
  • Translating English texts into sets of predicate argument structures Elisabeth Godbert and Jean Royauté.
  • SCXML for Building Conversational Agents in Spyderbrain’s Spoken Web Lab David Junger, Torbjörn Lager and Johan Roxendal.
  • Formal semantics for perception Staffan Larsson.
  • On the Interplay between Readability, Summarization, and MTranslatability Sara Stymne.
  • Cohesion in Automatically Created Summaries Christian Smith, Henrik Danielsson and Arne Jönsson.
  • Practical aspects of transferring the English Berkeley FrameNet to other languages Karin Friberg Heppin and Kaarlo Voionmaa.
11.20 Main Conference - Session III
Session chair: Katarina Mühlenbock
Location: SOL-centrum, Hörsalen
11.20 Ontology matching: from PropBank to DBpedia Peter Exner and Pierre Nugues.
11.45 SUC-CORE: SUC 2.0 Annotated with NP Coreference Kristina Nilsson Björkenstam and Emil Byström.
12.10 A Bilingual Treebank for the FraCaS Test Suite Peter Ljunglöf and Magdalena Siverbo
12.35 Lunch
Location: SOL-centrum, Absalon
11.20 Main Conference - Session IV
Session chair: Jörg Tiedemann
Location: SOL-centrum, Hörsalen
13.35 High-Quality Translation: MOLTO Tools and Applications Krasimir Angelov and Aarne Ranta.
14.00 Stagger: A modern POS tagger for Swedish Robert Östling.
14.25 Properties of phoneme N-grams across the world's language families Taraka Rama and Lars Borin.
14.50 Using the probability of readability to order Swedish texts Johan Falkenjack and Katarina Heimann Mühlenbock.
15.10 Conference Closing
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