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Important Dates


Program

The venue for KONVENS2010 is building C7.4 ("ZSF-Neubau") on the campus of Saarland University. All talks will take place in the conference room 1.17. Registration, reception and coffee breaks will be located in the foyer of the building.


Day 1   Monday, September 6th

Day 2   Tuesday, September 7th

Day 3   Wednesday, September 8th


Day 1


Monday September 6, 2010
 
09:00–10:00
Registration(Foyer)
10:00–10:20

 
Welcome
Manfred Pinkal
Matthias Hannig, Vice-President for Research and Technology Transfer


 
Session 1 Chair: Manfred Pinkal
10:20–11:20
Ed Hovy (invited talk)
Toward a Theory of Statistical Semantics
(slides [pdf]   When using any material from the slides, please include a reference to this talk.)

11:20–11:50

 
Coffee/Tea Break (Foyer)

 
Session 2 Chair: Heike Zinsmeister
11:50–12:25
Samuel Broscheit, Anette Frank, Dominic Jehle, Simone Paolo Ponzetto, Danny Rehl, Anja Summa, Klaus Suttner and Saskia Vola
Rapid Bootstrapping of WSD Resources for German
12:25–13:00
Natalie Kühner and Sabine Schulte im Walde
Determining the Degree of Copositionality of German Particle Verbs
13:00–14:30

 
Lunch Break

 
Session 3 Chair: Lothar Lemnitzer
14:30–15:30
Poster presentations I
  • Carsten Weber and Johannes Handl. A Base-form Lexicon of Content Words for Correct Word Segmentation and Syntactic-Semantic Annotation
  • Harald Lüngen and Mariana Hebborn. Konstruktionsgrammatische Analyse von Gliederungsstrukturen
  • Tafseer Ahmed. Clustering Urdu verbs on the basis of related aspectual auxiliaries and light verbs
  • Christian Chiarcos and Julia Ritz. Qualitative and Quantitative Error Analysis in Context
  • Claudia Roch, Katja Keßelmeier and Antje Müller. Productivity of NPN sequences in German, English, French, and Spanish
  • Heike Zinsmeister and Margit Breckle. Starting a sentence in L2 German - Discourse annotation of a learner corpus
  • Stefanie Dipper. POS-Tagging of Historical Language Data: First Experiments
15:30–17:00
Poster session I
Iryna Gurevych, Oliver Ferschke
Presentation of the "Darmstadt Knowledge Processing Software Repository" (DKPro)
 
17:00–18:30
18:30
Reception (Foyer)


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Day 2

Tuesday September 7, 2010
Session 1 Chair: Sebastian Padó
9:00–10:00
Anette Frank (invited talk)
Large-Scale Fine-Grained Named Entity Classification: Can we characterise the meanings of Named Entities and their classes distributionally?
(slides [pdf]   When using any material from the slides, please include a reference to this talk.)

10:00–10:35
Marcos Cramer, Daniel Kuehlwein and Bernhard Schröder
Presupposition Projection and Accommodation in Mathematical Texts
10:35–11:10
Gerlof Bouma
Querying Linguistic Corpora with Prolog
11:10–11:30

 
Coffee/Tea Break (Foyer)

 
Session 2 Chair: Bernhard Schröder
11:30–12:05
Jürgen Reischer
EXCERPT- Ein integriertes System zum informativen Summarizing und Within-Document-Retrieval
12:05–12:40
Cerstin Mahlow and Michael Piotrowski
Noun Phrase Chunking and Categorization for Authoring Aids
12:40–13:15
Yves Scherrer and Owen Rambow
Natural Language Processing for the Swiss German dialect area
13:15–14:45

 
Lunch Break

 
Session 3 Chair: Stefanie Dipper
14:45–15:00
Laurent Romary (INRIA & HUB-IDSL)
Report on ongoing standardization activities for language resources
15:00–16:00
Poster presentations II
  • Manaal Faruqui and Sebastian Padó. Training and Evaluating a German Named Entity Recognizer with Semantic Generalization
  • Rohit Gupta, Pulkit Goyal and Sapan Diwakar. Transliteration among Indian Languages using WX notation
  • Martin Emms. Trainable Tree Distance and an application to Question Categorisation
  • Viola Ganter. Detecting Vagueness in Two Languages and Two Domains
  • Markus Fuchs. Aufbau eines linguistischen Korpus aus den Daten der englischen Wikipedia
  • Peter Schulam and Christiane Fellbaum. Automatically Determining the Semantic Gradation of German Adjectives
  • Sebastian Sulger. Analytic and Synthetic Verb Forms in Irish - An Agreement-Based Implementation in LFG
16:00–17:30
Poster session II
 
17:00–18:00
GSCL-Mitgliederversammlung
19:00
Conference Dinner at the Stiefelbräu


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Day 3

Wednesday September 8, 2010
Session 1 Chair: Manfred Stede
9:00–10:00
Gerhard Weikum (invited talk)
From Information to Knowledge: Harvesting Entities and Relationships from Web Sources (slides [ppt])
10:00–10:35
Julia Ritz
Using tf-idf-related Measures for Determining the Anaphoricity of Noun Phrases
11:35–11:00

 
Coffee/Tea Break (Foyer)

 
Session 2 Chair: Harald Lüngen
11:00–11:35
Klenner Manfred, Angela Fahrni and Don Tuggener
Inkrementelle Koreferenzanalyse für das Deutsche
11:35–12:10
Hilke Reckman, Jeff Orkin and Deb Roy
Learning meanings of words and constructions, grounded in a virtual game
12:10–13:00

 
Lunch Break

 
Session 3 E-Learning Workshop
Chair: Maja Bärenfänger and Maik Stührenberg
13:00–14:00
Iryna Gurevych (invited talk)
Wikulu: Information Management in Wikis Enhanced by Language Technologies
14:00–14:30
Christoph Rösener
Intelligente Satzanalyse für CALL/ICALL-Applikationen im E-Learning
14:30–15:00
Lene Antonsen
Handling of misspellings in an ICALL system
15:00–15:30
Sabrina Wilske and Magdalena Wolska
Computer-based focused tasks for exercising the German dative and the subordinate clause word order: An empirical study
15:30–16:00

 
Coffee/Tea break (Foyer)

 
16:00–17:00
Erik Duval (invited talk)
The Snowflake Effect in learning and research
17:00–17:30
Haruko Miyakoda, Keiichi Kaneko und Masatoshi Ishikawa
Effective learning materials for mobile devices: Visual data vs Aural data
17:30–18:00
Fridolin Wild, Debra Haley und Katja Buelow
Using Language Technologies for Monitoring Conceptual Development

Accepted papers

Here you can find the list of
accepted papers



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