Thursday, November 8, 2012

Room: V5.01, Pfaffenwaldring 5b (at IMS)

14:00–14:30 Registration and coffee
14:30–14:45 Welcome and Introduction
14:45–15:30 Resolving Abstract Anaphora Signalled by Anaphoric Shell Nouns
Varada Kolhatkar and Graeme Hirst (Toronto)
15:30–16:15 Active Learning for Coreference Resolution
Florian Laws (Suttgart)
16:15–16:30 Coffee break

Room: V17.17, Keplerstraße 17 (in town centre, it takes about 30 min to get there)

17:30–19:00 Keynote speech
Machine Learning for Coreference Resolution: A Decade of Exploration
Vincent Ng (Dallas)
As part of the guest lecture series of SFB 732.


Friday, November 9, 2012

Room: 00.009, Pfaffenwaldring 5a (= SimTech next to the IMS)

09:30–10:15 Annotation of Anaphoric Shell Nouns Using Crowdsourcing
Varada Kolhatkar (Toronto) and Heike Zinsmeister (Stuttgart)
10:15–11:00 Multigraph Models for Coreference Resolution
Sebastian Martschat (Heidelberg)
11:00–11:30 Coffee break
11:30–12:15 The IMS CoNLL 2012 Contribution and Initial Experiments on English Domain Adaptation
Anders Björkelund (Stuttgart)
12:15–13:00 Multilingual Coreference Resolution
Desislava Zhechova (Indiana) and Sandra Kübler (Indiana /Tübingen)
13:00–14:15 Lunch
14:15–15:00 Collective Classification for Fine-grained Information Status
Yufang Hou (Heidelberg)
15:00–15:45 Automatically Acquiring Fine-grained Information Status Distinctions in German
Arndt Riester (Stuttgart)
15:45–16:00 Wrap up