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Day 0: November 4th (Thurs) Pre-conference workshops

Workshop on Advanced Corpus Solutions

10:15-10:30Janne Bondi Johannessen: Welcome
10:30-11:15James Wilson, Anthony Hartley, Serge Sharoff and Paul Stephenson.
Advanced Corpus Solutions for Humanities Researchers
11:30-12:15 Mitsuko Yamura-Takei, Miho Fujiwara and Etsuko Yoshida.
Entity Coherence in Comparable Learner Corpora: Seeking Pedagogical Insights
12:15-13:00 Janne Bondi Johannessen, Joel Priestley and Anders Nøklestad.
A Multilingual Speech Resource: The Nordic Dialect Corpus
14:30-15:05Eckhard Bick.
Degrees of Orality in Speech-like Corpora: Comparative Annotation of Chat and E-mail Corpora
15:05-15:40 Jan Pieter Kunst and Franca Wesseling.
Dialect Corpora Taken Further: The DynaSAND Corpus and Its Application in Newer Tools
15:40-16:15 Milos Jakubicek, Adam Kilgarriff, Diana McCarthy and Pavel Rychlý.
Syntactic Searching in Very Large Corpora for Many Languages
16:45-17:30 Johannes Goller.
Parallel Suffix Arrays for Corpus Exploration

Workshop on Model and Measurement of Meaning (M3)

10:20-10:50 Laurent Prévot, Chun-Han Chang and Yann Desalle.
Computational Modeling of Verb Acquisition, from a Monolingual to a Bilingual Study
10:50-11:20 Benoît Gaillard, Yannick Chudy, Pierre Magistry, Shu-Kai Hsieh and Emmanuel Navarro
Graph Representation of Synonymy and Translation Resources for Crosslinguistic Modelisation of Meaning
11:30-12:00 Yann Desalle, Shu-Kai Hsieh, Bruno Gaume and Hintat Cheung.
Towards an Automatic Measurement of Verbal Lexicon Acquisition: The Case for a Young Children-versus-Adults Classification in French and Mandarin
12:00-12:30 Petr Šimon adn Chu-Ren Huang.
Cross-sortal Predication and Polysemy
12:30-13:00 Ching-Fen Pan.
Exploring Chinese Verbal Lexicon Developmental Trend with Semantic Space
14:30-15:00 Hintat Cheung, Yann Desalle, Karine Duvignau, Bruno Gaume, Chunhan Chang and Pierre Magistry.
The Use of a Cultural Protocol for Quantifying Cultural Variations in Verb Semantic between Chinese and French
15:00-15:30 Te-Hsin Wu.
Verb Use in Chinese Children: Extensibility of Instrument
15:30-16:00System Demo
16:30-17:00 Amitava Das.
Towards the Global SentiWordNet
17:00-17:30 Invited Talk: Kathleen Ahrens and Shu-Ping Gong.
X is a What? Why the Conceptual Mapping Model is Needed When Interpreting IS-A Metaphors

Day 1: November 5th (Fri)

10:00-11:00Session 1-1: Plenary Talk
Qun Liu.
Statistical Translation Model Based On Source Syntax Structure
11:15-12:45Session 1-2-A: Oral Presentations
11:15-11:45 Yuhang Yang, Hao Yu, Yao Meng, Yingliang Lu and Yingju Xia.
Fault-Tolerant Learning for Term Extraction
11:45-12:15 Asif Ekbal, Sriparna Saha and Md. Hasanuzzaman.
Finding Appropriate Subset of Votes Per Classifier Using Multiobjective Optimization: Application to Named Entity Recognition
12:15-12:45 Md. Hasanuzzaman, Sriparna Saha and Asif Ekbal
Feature Subset Selection Using Genetic Algorithm for Named Entity Recognition
11:15-12:45Session 1-2-B: Oral Presentations
11:15-11:45 Thomas Gross.
Chains in Syntax and Morphology
11:45-12:15 Jason Ginsburg.
A Computational Model of Language Generation Applied to Japanese Wh-questions
12:15-12:45 Chungmin Lee.
Evidentials and Epistemic Modal in Korean: Evidence from their Intractions
12:45-14:30Lunch/Session 1-3: Poster Presentations
  • Sandipan Dandapat, Sara Morrissey, Sudip Kumar Naskar and Harold Somers.
    Mitigating Problems in Analogy-based EBMT with SMT and vice versa: A Case Study with Named Entity Transliteration
  • Serge Heiden.
    The TXM Platform: Building Open-Source Textual Analysis Software Compatible with the TEI Encoding Scheme
  • Fatiha Sadat.
    Exploiting a Multilingual Web-based Encyclopedia for Bilingual Terminology Extraction
  • Yusuke Miyao, Alastair Butler, Kei Yoshimoto and Jun'ichi Tsujii.
    A Modular Architecture for the Wide-Coverage Translation of Natural Language Texts into Predicate Logic Formulas
  • Sergey Afonin.
    On Automated Hyperonym Hierarchy Construction Using an Internet Search Engine
  • Juliano Paiva Junho, Yumi Jo and Hyopil Shin.
    The KOLON System: Tools for Ontological Natural Language Processing in Korean
  • Jia-Fei Hong, Sue-Jin Ker, Chu-Ren Huang and Kathleen Ahrens.
    Using Corpus-based Linguistic Approaches in Sense Prediction Study
  • Qi Su, Helen Kai-yun Chen and Chu-Ren Huang.
    Incorporate Credibility into Context for the Best Social Media Answers
  • Mark Fishel.
    Simpler Is Better: Re-evaluation of Default Word Alignment Models in Statistical MT
  • Anup Kumar Kolya, Asif Ekbal and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay.
    A Supervised Machine Learning Approach for Event-Event Relation Identification
14:30-16:00Session 1-4-A: Oral Presentations
14:30-15:00 Muhammad Humayoun and Aarne Ranta
Developing Punjabi Morphology, Corpus and Lexicon
15:00-15:30 Shishir Bhattacharja.
Benglish Verbs: a Case of Code-mixing in Bengali
15:30-16:00 Ruli Manurung, Bayu Distiawan and Desmond Darma Putra.
Developing an Online Indonesian Corpora Repository
14:30-16:00Session 1-4-B: Oral Presentations
14:30-15:00 Hanjung Lee and Haejeong Choi.
Focus Types and Subject-Object Asymmetry in Korean Case Ellipsis: A New Look at Focus Effects
15:00-15:30 Byong-Rae Ryu.
Licensing Nominals in the Multiple Nominative Constructions in Korean: A Mereological Perspective
15:30-16:00 Kazutaka Shimada, Noriko Tanamachi and Tsutomu Endo.
Combination of 3 Types of Speech Recognizers for Anaphora Resolution
16:30-18:30Session 1-5: Symposium on Language Resources
Organizer: Kei Yoshimoto
  • Julia Hockenmaier
    The Future Role of Language Resources for Natural Language Parsing (We Won't Be Able to Rely on Pierre Vinken Forever... or Will We Have to?)
  • Thomas Hun-Tak Lee
    The Acquisition of Word order in a Topic-prominent Language: Corpus Findings and Experimental Investigation
  • Masataka Goto
    PodCastle: A Spoken Document Retrieval Service Improved by Anonymous User Contributions

Day 2: November 6th (Sat)

10:00-11:00Session 2-1: Plenary Talk
Shirley Dita.
A Morphosyntactic Analysis of the Pronominal System of Philippine Languages
11:15-12:45Session 2-2-A: Oral Presentations
11:15-11:45 Alex Chengyu Fang and Jing Cao.
Enhanced Genre Classification through Linguistically Fine-Grained POS Tags
11:45-12:15 Jonathon Read, Jonathan Webster and Alex Chengyu Fang.
Unsupervised Classification of Biomedical Abstracts using Lexical Association
12:15-12:45 Hongzhi Xu, Kai Zhao, Likun Qiu and Changjian Hu.
Expanding Chinese Sentiment Dictionaries from Large scale Unlabeled Corpus
11:15-12:45Session 2-2-B: Oral Presentations
11:15-11:45 Olga Fedorova, Ekaterina Delikishkina and Anna Uspenskaya.
Experimental Approach to Reference in Discourse: Working Memory Capacity and Language Comprehension in Russian
11:45-12:15 Jong-Bok Kim, Nam-Guen Lee and Yae-shiek Lee.
Word Order and NP Structure in Korean: A Constraint Based Approach
12:15-12:45 Gyu-hyung Lee, Ye-seul Park and Yong-hun Lee.
Implementation of Korean Syllable Structures in the Typed Feature Structure Formalism
12:45-14:30Lunch/Session 2-3: Poster Presentations
  • Shuang Hong.
    Synthetic Compounds in Mandarin
  • Prakash Mondal.
    Toward a Unified Computational Model of Quantificational Scope Readings
  • Paul Law.
    Scrambling of Wh-phrases in Japanese (cancelled)
  • Wakako Kashino and Manabu Okumura.
    An Approach toward Register Classification of Book Samples in the Balanced Corpus of Contemporary Written Japanese
  • Mei-hua Chen, Chung-chi Huang, Shih-ting Huang and Jason S. Chang.
    GRASP: Grammar- and Syntax-based Pattern-Finder for Collocation and Phrase Learning
  • Olga Fedorova.
    Why the English Easiest Type Became the Hardest in Russian, or Russian adults' Comprehension of before and after Sentences
  • Songiy Baik and Hee-Rahk Chae.
    An Ontological Analysis of Japanese and Chinese Kinship Terms
  • Akira Otani and Mark Steedman.
    A Multi-Dimensional Analysis of Japanese Benefactives: The Case of the Yaru-Construction
  • Siripong Potisuk.
    Typed Dependency Relations for Syntactic Analysis of Thai Sentences
  • Kow Kuroda.
    Arguments for Parallel Distributed Parsing: Toward the Integration of Lexical and Sublexical (Semantic) Parsings
  • Karl-André Skevik.
    Language Homogeneity in the Japanese Wikipedia (cancelled)
  • Younghee Lee and Byong-Rae Ryu.
    A Comparative Study on the Aspectual Classification of Korean and Japanese Verbs in relation to '-ess-' '-essess-' in Korean and 'sudeni' in Japanese
  • Sumiyo Nishiguchi.
    CCG of Japanese Sentence-final Particles
  • Darren Hsin-hung Lin and Shelley Ching-yu Hsieh.
    The Specialized Vocabulary of Modern Patent Language : Semantic Associations in Patent Lexis
  • Jong-Bok Kim, Jaehyung Yang and Sanghoun Song.
    A Computational Treatment of Korean Serial Verb Constructions
14:30-16:00Session 2-4-A: Oral Presentations
14:30-15:00 Hayeon Jang and Hyopil Shin.
Effective Use of Linguistic Features for Sentiment Analysis of Korean
15:00-15:30 Christopher Davis.
Decision Theory and Discourse Particles: A Case Study from a Large Japanese Sentiment Corpus
15:30-16:00 Dipankar Das and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay.
Identifying Emotional Expressions, Intensities and Sentence level Emotion Tags Using a Supervised Framework
14:30-16:00Session 2-4-B: Oral Presentations
14:30-15:00 Yoshie Yamamori.
Representing Events in Japanese Complex Predicates
15:00-15:30 Hao Li, Xiang Li, Heng Ji and Yuval Marton.
Domain-Independent Novel Event Discovery and Semi-Automatic Event Annotation
15:30-16:00 Kiyong Lee, Jonathan Webster and Alex Chengyu Fang
eSpatialML: An Event-Driven Spatial Annotation Framework
16:30-18:30Session 2-5: Symposium: Linguistics of 'Ba'
Organizer: Yasunari Harada
  • Sachiko Ide
    How and Why Two Strangers Can Co-create a Story: An Application of the 'ba'-theory Based Approach to the Discourse
  • Stanley Peters
    Listening In
  • Hideyuki Nakashima
    Situated Language: Case of Japanese
19:00-Banquet (with announcement for PACLIC 25)

Day 3: November 7th (Sun)

10:00-11:00Session 3-1: Plenary Talk
Hee-Rahk Chae
Basic Units of Lexicons and Ontologies: Words, Senses and Concepts
11:15-12:15Session 3-2-A: Oral Presentations
11:15-11:45 Hiroaki Nakamura.
Topicalization and Truth Conditions: A Categorial Account
11:45-12:15 Richard Zuber.
Syntactically Complex Demonstratives and Sortal Inherency
11:15-12:15Session 3-2-B: Oral Presentations
11:15-11:45 Xiaopeng Bai and Hui Wang.
Lexical Semantics-Syntax Model for Defining and Subcategorizing Attribute Noun Class
11:45-12:15 Kingkarn Thepkanjana and Satoshi Uehara.
Syntactic and Semantic Discrepancies among the Verbs for 'kill' in English, Chinese and Thai
13:15-14:15Session 3-3: Student Short Oral Presentations
14:45-17:05Session 3-4-A: Student Poster Presentations
  1. Xing Zhang, Yan Song and Alex Chengyu Fang.
    How Well Conditional Random Fields Can be Used in Novel Term Recognition
  2. Yao Shuiying.
    Stage/Individual-level Predicates, Topics and Indefinite Subjects
  3. Ryan Spring.
    A Look into the Acquisition of English Motion Event Conflation by Native Speakers of Chinese and Japanese
  4. Pinaki Bhaskar and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay.
    A Query Focused Multi Document Automatic Summarization (cancelled)
  5. Marek Grác, Miloš Jakubíček, Vojtěch Kovář.
    Through Low-Cost Annotation to Reliable Parsing Evaluation
  6. Shan Wang and Chu-Ren Huang.
    Compositional Operations of Mandarin Chinese Perception Verb "kàn": A Generative Lexicon Approach
  7. Fumiko Kano Glückstad.
    Terminological Ontology and Cognitive Processes in Translation
  8. Dipankar Das and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay.
    Finding Emotion Holder from Bengali Blog Texts: An Unsupervised Syntactic Approach
  9. Kazuki Takigawa, Masaki Murata, Masaaki Tsuchida, Stijn De Saeger, Kazuhide Yamamoto and Kentaro Torisawa.
    Generation of Summaries that Appropriately and Adequately Express the Contents of Original Documents Using Word-Association Knowledge
  10. Tatsuya Ishisaka and Kazuhide Yamamoto.
    Detecting Nasty Comments from BBS Posts
  11. Masahiro Kojima, Masaki Murata, Jun'ichi Kazama, Kow Kuroda, Atsushi Fujita, Eiji Aramaki, Masaaki Tsuchida, Yasuhiko Watanabe and Kentaro Torisawa.
    Using Various Features in Machine Learning to Obtain High Levels of Performance for Recognition of Japanese Notational Variants
  12. Yue Chen.
    Improving Information Extraction using Knowledge Model
  13. Mutee U Rahman Muslim and Mohammad Iqbal Bhatti.
    Finite State Morphology and Sindhi Noun Inflections
  14. Shan Wang and Chu-Ren Huang.
    Adjectival Modification to Nouns in Mandarin Chinese: Case Studies on "cháng+noun" and "adjective+tú shū guǎn"
  15. Sang-hee Park.
    Korean Kes-Relative Clauses as Stages (cancelled)
  16. Ryosuke Tadano, Kazutaka Shimada and Tsutomu Endo.
    Multi-aspects Review Summarization Based on Identification of Important Opinions and their Similarity
  17. Ju-Yeon Ryu, Kaoru Horie and Yasuhiro Shirai.
    The Acquisition of Imperfective Aspect Marking in Korean as a Second Language by Japanese Learners
  18. Naoki Ishikawa, Ryo Nishimura, Yasuhiko Watanabe, Masaki Murata and Yoshihiro Okada.
    Detection of Users Suspected of Pretending to Be Other Users in a Community Site by Using Messages Submitted to Non-Target Categories
  19. Evan Liz Cantoja Buhay, Marie Joy Padilla Evardone, Hansel Baguio Nocon, Davis Muhajereen Dimalen and Rachel Edita Roxas.
    AUTOLEX: An Automatic Lexicon Builder for Minority Languages Using an Open Corpus
  20. Fahad Alotaiby, Salah Foda and Ibrahim Alkharashi.
    Clitics in Arabic Language: A Statistical Study
14:45-17:05Session 3-4-B: Workshop on Semantics and Logical Flavor:
In Honor of Professor Akira Ikeya
(Organizer: Professor Chungmin Lee)
14:45-15:20Benjamin T'sou (Hong Kong Institute of Education)
A Note on Pseudo-comparatives like "John is rich like X!" and "Like X, John is rich!"
15:20-15:55Kyung An Song (Chonnam National University)
Various Evidentials in Korean
15:55-16:30Chungmin Lee (Seoul National University), Organizer
Change of Location and Change of State: How Telicity is Attained
16:30-17:05Roland Hausser (University of Erlangen)
Natural Language Production in Database Semantics
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