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Joint conference of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and
the 4th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing

Program - WS5

Workshop on Multiword Expressions: Identification, Interpretation, Disambiguation and Applications

Thursday, August 6, 2009

8:30–8:45 Welcome and Introduction to the Workshop
  Session 1 (08:45–10:00): MWE Identification and Disambiguation
08:45–09:10 Statistically-Driven Alignment-Based Multiword Expression Identification for Technical Domains
Helena Caseli, Aline Villavicencio, André Machado and Maria José Finatto
09:10–09:35 Re-examining Automatic Keyphrase Extraction Approaches in Scientific Articles
Su Nam Kim and Min-Yen Kan
09:35–10:00 Verb Noun Construction MWE Token Classification
Mona Diab and Pravin Bhutada
10:00-10:30 BREAK
  Session 2 (10:30–12:10): Identification, Interpretation, and Disambiguation
10:30–10:55 Exploiting Translational Correspondences for Pattern-Independent MWE Identification
Sina Zarrieß and Jonas Kuhn
10:55–11:20 A re-examination of lexical association measures
Hung Huu Hoang, Su Nam Kim and Min-Yen Kan
11:20–11:45 Mining Complex Predicates In Hindi Using A Parallel Hindi-English Corpus
R. Mahesh K. Sinha
11:45-13:50 LUNCH
  Session 3 (13:50–15:30): Applications
13:50–14:15 Improving Statistical Machine Translation Using Domain Bilingual Multiword Expressions
Zhixiang Ren, Yajuan Lü, Jie Cao, Qun Liu and Yun Huang
14:15–14:40 Bottom-up Named Entity Recognition using Two-stage Machine Learning Method
Hirotaka Funayama, Tomohide Shibata and Sadao Kurohashi
14:40–15:05 Abbreviation Generation for Japanese Multi-Word Expressions
Hiromi Wakaki, Hiroko Fujii, Masaru Suzuki, Mika Fukui and Kazuo Sumita
15:05-15:30 Discussion of Sessions 1, 2, 3 (Creating an Agenda for the general discussion)
15:30-16:00 BREAK
16:00-17:00 General Discussion
17:00-17:15 Closing Remarks


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