[Corpora-List] Call for Participation: 2nd Workshop on Ontology Learning and Population

Paul Buitelaar paulb at dfki.de
Mon Jun 19 18:41:01 CEST 2006

(With apologies for multiple postings)

Call for Participation

2nd Workshop on Ontology Learning and Population: Bridging the Gap
between Text and Knowledge (OLP2)


Workshop at COLING/ACL 2006 (Joint conference of the International
Committee on Computational Linguistics and the Association for
Computational Linguistics - http://www.acl2006.hcsnet.edu.au/)

July 22nd, 2006
Sydney, Australia


9:00 - 9:30 Paul Buitelaar, Philipp Cimiano, Berenike Loos
Introduction to Ontology Learning and Population; Overview of the Workshop

Session 1 Lexical Ontology Enrichment

9:30 - 10:00 Roberto Navigli and Paola Velardi
Enriching a Formal Ontology with a Thesaurus: an Application in the
Cultural Heritage Domain
10:00 - 10:30 Eric Nichols, Francis Bond, Takaaki Tanaka, Fujita
Sanae and Dan Flickinger
Multilingual Ontology Acquisition from Multiple MRDs

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

Session 2 Ontology Population and Ontology-Based Information Extraction

11:00 - 11:30 Fabian Suchanek, Georgiana Ifrim and Gerhard Weikum
LEILA: Learning to Extract Information by Linguistic Analysis
11:30 - 12:00 Bernardo Magnini, Emanuele Pianta, Octavian Popescu and
Manuela Speranza
Ontology Population from Textual Mentions: Task Definition and Benchmark
12:00 - 12:30 Koen Deschacht and Marie-Francine Moens
Efficient Hierarchical Entity Classifier Using Conditional Random Fields

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break

Session 3 Taxonomy and Relation Extraction

14:00 - 14:30 Pum-Mo Ryu and Key-Sun Choi
Taxonomy Learning using Term Specificity and Similarity
14:30 - 15:00 Enrique Alfonseca, Maria Ruiz-Casado, Manabu Okumura
and Pablo Castells
Towards Large-scale Non-taxonomic Relation Extraction: Estimating the
Precision of Rote Extractors
15:00 - 15:30 Lucia Specia and Enrico Motta
A hybrid approach for extracting semantic relations from texts

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30 Panel Discussion and Invited Talks by Johan Bos
(Universita di Roma, Italy) and Dekang Lin (University of Alberta &
Google, USA)

17:30 - 18:00 Concluding Remarks

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