Conference Program

One day of the workshop will be for regular paper presentations, and the other day for an ISO/TC37/SC4 meeting to discuss ISO standards for language resources.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

9:00–10:00 Invited Talk: Participation in Language Resource Development and Sharing
- Virach Sornlertlamvanich
- Session Chair: Rachel Edita Roxas
10:00–10:30 Coffee/Tea Break
  Session 1: Language Resources
Session Chair: Allan Borra
10:30–10:50 Towards a Computational Semantic Analyzer for Urdu
- Annette Hautli and Miriam Butt
10:50–11:10 Engineering a Deep HPSG for Mandarin Chinese (Short Paper)
- Yi Zhang, Rui Wang and Yu Chen
11:10–11:30 Experiences in Building Urdu WordNet
- Farah Adeeba and Sarmad Hussain
11:30–11:50 Bantay-Wika: towards a better understanding of the dynamics of Filipino culture and linguistic change (Short Paper)
- Joel Ilao, Rowena Cristina Guevara, Virgilio Llenaresas, Eilene Antoinette Narvaez and Jovy Peregrino
11:50–12:00 Panel Discussion
12:00–14:00 Lunch
  Session 2: Corpus
Session Chair: Stephen Beal
14:00–14:20 Error Detection for Treebank Validation
- Bharat Ram Ambati, Rahul Agarwal, Mridul Gupta, Samar Husain and Dipti Misra Sharma
14:20–14:40    Multi-stage Annotation using Pattern-based and Statistical-based Techniques for Automatic Thai Annotated Corpus Construction
- Nattapong Tongtep and Thanaruk Theeramunkong
14:40–15:00 Feasibility of Leveraging Crowd Sourcing for the Creation of a Large Scale Annotated Resource for Hindi English Code Switched Data: A Pilot Annotation
- Mona Diab and Ankit Kamboj
15:00–15:20 Philippine Languages Online Corpora: Status, issues, and prospects
- Shirley Dita and Rachel Edita Roxas
15:20–15:30 Panel Discussion
15:30–16:00 Coffee/Tea Break
  Session 3: NLP Tools
Session Chair: Mona Diab
16:00–16:20 Word Disambiguation in Shahmukhi to Gurmukhi Transliteration
- Tejinder Singh Saini and Gurpreet Singh Lehal
16:20–16:40 A Grammar Checker for Tagalog using LanguageTool
- Nathaniel Oco and Allan Borra
16:40–17:00 Linguist’s Assistant: A Resource For Linguists
- Stephen Beale and Tod Allman
17:00–17:20 Providing Ad Links to Travel Blog Entries Based on Link Types
- Aya Ishino, Hidetsugu Nanba and Toshiyuki Takezawa
17:20–17:30 Panel Discussion

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Venue: Ground (first) Floor, Shangri-La, come to the registration table to locate the exact room on the same floor.

09:00-10:00 Discourse Structures (SemAF-DS)
- Koiti Hasida
10:00-10:15 Coffee break
10:15-12:30 Multilinguality fo ISO-Space, Kiyong Lee and James Pustejovsky (in absentia)
  • Overview by Kiyong Lee
  • Space in Time and Motion by Inderjeet Mani
  • Annotation of Thai by Chai Wutiwiwachai
  • Annotation of Tagalog by Rachel Roxa
  • Annotation of Japanese by Hitoshi Isahar for Kyoko Kanzaki or Koiti Hasida
  • Annotation of Korean or Slovene by Kiyong Lee
  • Discussion