[Corpora-List] Final Call for Participation: EACL 2012 workshop on Innovative hybrid approaches to the processing of textual data (HYBRID 2012)

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at univ-paris13.fr
Fri Apr 13 15:40:08 CEST 2012


******************************************************************** Call for Participation

EACL 2012 workshop on

Innovative hybrid approaches to the processing of textual data (HYBRID 2012)

April 23, 2012 Avignon, France http://www-limbio.smbh.univ-paris13.fr/membres/hamon/hybrid/

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The first Workshop on Innovative hybrid approaches to the processing of textual data will be held in conjunction with the 13th Conference of the European Charter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL 2012) which will take place in April 23-27, 2012, in Avignon, France.

================== Invited speaker ==================

Rada Mihalcea, University of North Texas, USA Multilingual Natural Language Processing and Graph-based Algorithms for Natural Language Processing (TBC)

================== Accepted papers ==================

Incorporating Linguistic Knowledge in Statistical Machine Translation: Translating Prepositions Reshef Shilon, Hanna Fadida and Shuly Wintner

An Unsupervised and Data-Driven Approach for Spell Checking in Vietnamese OCR-scanned Texts Cong Duy Vu Hoang and Ai Ti Aw

Experiments on Hybrid Corpus-Based Sentiment Lexicon Acquisition Goran Glavaš, Jan Šnajder and Bojana Dalbelo Bašić

Hybrid Combination of Constituency and Dependency Trees into an Ensemble Dependency Parser Nathan Green and Zdeněk Žabokrtský

Describing Video Contents in Natural Language Muhammad Usman Ghani Khan and Yoshihiko Gotoh

Combining Different Summarisation Techniques for Legal Text Filippo Galgani, Paul Compton and Achim Hoffmann

A Study of Hybrid Similarity Measures for Semantic Relation Extraction Alexander Panchenko and Olga Morozova

================== Accepted posters ==================

Contrasting objective and subjective Portuguese texts from heterogeneous sources Michel Genereux and William Martinez

A Joint Named Entity Recognition and Entity Linking System Rosa Stern, Benoît Sagot and Frédéric Béchet

Applicability Verification of a New ISO Standard for Dialogue Act Annotation with the Switchboard Corpus Alex C. Fang, Harry Bunt, Jing Cao and Xiaoyue Liu

Coupling Knowledge-Based and Data-Driven Systems for Named Entity Recognition Damien Nouvel, Jean-Yves Antoine, Nathalie Friburger and Arnaud Soulet

A random forest system combination approach for error detection in digital dictionaries Michael Bloodgood, Peng Ye, Paul Rodrigues, David Doermann and David Zajic

A Hybrid Methodology for Automatic Creation of Linguistic Resources in Multiple Languages Svetlana Sheremetyeva

Methods Combination and ML-based Re-ranking of Multiple Hypothesis for Question-Answering Systems Arnaud Grappy, Brigitte Grau and Sophie Rosset

A generalised hybrid architecture for NLP Alistair Willis, Hui Yang and Anne De Roeck

================== About the Workshop ==================

The hybrid approach term covers a large set of situations in which different approaches are combined in order to better process textual data and to attempt a better achievement of the dedicated task. Among the hybridizations the possible combinations are unlimited. The most frequent combination, as stressed during The Balancing Act in 1994, addressed machine learning and rule-based systems. Beyond this, the hybridization can be augmented with distributionnal approaches, syntactic and morphological analyses, semantic distances and similarities, graph theory models, cooccurrences of linguistic units (e.g., word and their dependencies, word senses and pos-tag, NEs and semantic roles,...), knowledge-based approaches (terminologies and ontologies), etc. As a matter of fact, the hybridization implies to define a strategy to efficiently combine several approaches: cooperation between approaches, filtering, voting or ranking of the multiple system outputs, etc. Indeed, the combination of these different methods and approaches appears to provide more complete and performant results. The reason is that each method is sensitive and efficient with given data and within given contexts. Hence, their combination may improve both precision and recall. The coverage is indeed improved, while the exploitation of different methods may also lead to the improvement of the precision since their use within filtering, voting etc. modes becomes possible. In this workshop, we favour the extended meaning of the hybridization of methods, applied to various application areas, such as:

automatic creation of linguistic resources

POS tagging

building and structuring of terminologies

information retrieval and filtering

information extraction

linguistic annotation

semantic labeling

sign language recognition and transcription

oral data transcription

filtering and validation of lexical resources

text summarization

question/answering system

natural language generation

etc.

=================== Programme Committee =================== Anders Ardö, EIT, LTH, Lund University, Sweden Delphine Bernhard, LiLPa, Université de Strasbourg, France Wray Duntine, NICTA, Australia Philipp Cimiano, CITEC, University of Bielefeld, Germany Vincent Claveau, IRISA-CNRS, Rennes, France Kevin Cohen, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, USA Marie-Claude l'Homme, OLST, Université de Montreal, Canada Béatrice Daille, Université de Nantes, LINA, France Stefan Th. Gries, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA Anna Kazantseva, University of Ottawa, Canada Mikaela Keller, CNRS LIFL UMR8022, Mostrare INRIA, Université Lille 1&3, France Alistair Kennedy, University of Ottawa, Canada Ben Leong, University of North Texas, USA Pierre Nugues, CS, LTH, Lund University, Sweden Bruno Pouliquen, WIPO, Geneva, Switzerland Sampo Pyysalo, National Centre for Text Mining, University of Manchester, United Kingdom Mathieu Roche, LIRMM, Université de Montpellier 2, France Patrick Ruch, Haute école de gestion de Genève, Switzerland Paul Thompson, National Centre for Text Mining, University of Manchester, United Kingdom Juan-Manuel Torres Moreno, LIA, Université d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse, France Özlem Uzuner, University at Albany, State University of New York, USA

============ Organisation ============ Natalia Grabar, CNRS UMR 8163 STL, Université Lille 1&3, France Marie Dupuch, CNRS UMR 8163 STL, Université Lille 1&3, France Amandine Périnet, LIM&BIO, Université Paris 13, France Thierry Hamon, LIM&BIO, Université Paris 13, France

-- Thierry Hamon E-mail : thierry.hamon at univ-paris13.fr Laboratoire d'Informatique Médicale et Bioinformatique - LIM&BIO (EA3969) UFR SMBH Léonard de Vinci et Institut Galilée Université Paris 13 Tel: +33 1 49 40 35 53 74, rue Marcel Cachin Tel: +33 1 48 38 73 07 93017 Bobigny Cedex France Fax: +33 1 48 38 73 55 URL: http://www-limbio.smbh.univ-paris13.fr/membres/hamon



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