[Corpora-List] TFDS2013 - Call for participation

Gemma Boleda gemma.boleda at upf.edu
Wed Feb 20 22:26:38 CET 2013


'Towards a Formal Distributional Semantics' Workshop (TFDS) Hosted by the Tenth International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS) University of Potsdam, Germany March 19, 2013 http://clic.cimec.unitn.it/**roberto/IWCS-TFDS2013<http://clic.cimec.unitn.it/roberto/IWCS-TFDS2013>

The workshop aims to foster the integration of formal and distributional semantics, building on their complementary strengths. Its focus is on combining distributional representations with model-based theories in a way that gives formal semantics a better handle on lexical semantics, while still preserving the aspects of formal semantics that have made it useful as a description of meaning in natural languages. From model-based theories, we wish in particular to retain the tight syntax-semantics interface for phenomena such as quantification, scope, modification and semantic roles, the notions of truth and extension, and the modelling of inference, at both the levels of lexical items and propositions. More generally, the workshop is open to new ideas about aspects of meaning beyond the level of truth values, and on how distributional semantics may contribute to the notion of intension.


Katrin Erk, University of Texas at Austin Louise McNally, Universitat Pompeu Fabra


Panel on compositional distributional semantics led by Marco Baroni, University of Trento


Melanie Bell and Martin Schäfer Semantic transparency: challenges for distributional semantics

Ann Copestake Can distributional approaches improve on Good Old-Fashioned Lexical Semantics?

Nghia Pham, Raffaella Bernardi, Yao Zhong Zhang and Marco Baroni Sentence paraphrase detection: When determiners and word order make the difference

Jason Utt, Alessandro Lenci, Sebastian Padó and Alessandra Zarcone The Curious Case of Metonymic Verbs: A Distributional Characterization


Registration for both IWCS and TFDS is now open at http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.**de/iwcs2013/registration.html<http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/iwcs2013/registration.html>. Registration for the workshop day is EUR 40.


Organizers (email tfds2013 at gmail.com):

Aurelie Herbelot, Universität Potsdam Roberto Zamparelli, University of Trento Gemma Boleda, The University of Texas at Austin -------------- next part -------------- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: not available Type: text/html Size: 12180 bytes Desc: not available URL: <https://mailman.uib.no/public/corpora/attachments/20130220/1d16c7c5/attachment.txt>

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