Final Program

Computational Linguistics

Computational Linguistic Theories                                                           

Invited talk:
What is a Natural Language and How to Describe it? Meaning-Text Approaches in contrast with Generative Approaches

Sylvain Kahane

Invited talk:
A Fully Lexicalized Grammar for French based on Meaning-Text Theory

Sylvain Kahane

Modeling the Level of Involvement of Verbal Arguments

Leo Ferres

Magical Number Seven Plus or Minus Two: Syntactic Structure Recognition in Japanese and English Sentences

Masaki Murata, Kiyotaka Uchimoto, Qing Ma, Hitoshi Isahara


Spatio-Temporal Indexing in Database Semantics

Roland Hausser

Russellian and Strawsonian Definite Description in Situation Semantics

Roussanka Loukanova

Treatment of Personal Pronouns Based on Their Parameterization

Igor A. Bolshakov

Modeling Textual Context in Linguistic Pattern Matching

Slim Ben Hazez

Statistical Methods in Studying the Semantics of Size Adjectives

Valentyna Arkhelyuk

Numerical Model of the Strategy for Choosing Polite Expressions

Tamotsu Shirado, Hitoshi Isahara

Anaphora and Reference

Invited talk:
Outstanding Issues in Anaphora Resolution

Ruslan Mitkov

PHORA: A NLP system for Spanish

M. Palomar, M. Saiz Noeda, R. Muñoz, A. Suárez, P. Martínez-Barco, A. Montoyo

Belief Revision on Anaphora Resolution

Sandra Roger

A Machine-Learning Approach to Estimating the Referential Properties of Japanese Noun Phrases

Masaki Murata, Kiyotaka Uchimoto, Qing Ma, Hitoshi Isahara

The Referring Expressions in the Other’s Comment

Tamara Matulevich


Lexical Semantic Ambiguity Resolution with Bigram-Based Decision Trees

Ted Pedersen

Interpretation of Compound Nominals Using WordNet

Leslie Barrett, Anthony R. Davis, Bonnie J. Dorr

Specification Marks for Word Sense Disambiguation: New Development

Andrés Montoyo, Manuel Palomar

Three Mechanisms of Parser Driving for Structure Disambiguation

Sofía N. Galicia-Haro, Alexander F. Gelbukh, Igor A. Bolshakov


Recent Research in the Field of Example-Based Machine Translation

Michael Carl

Intelligent Case Based Machine Translation System

Wang JianDe, Chen ZhaoXiong, Huang HeYan

A Hierarchical Phrase Alignment from English and Japanese Bilingual Text

Kenji Imamura

Text Generation

Title Generation Using a Training Corpus

Rong Jin, Alexander G. Hauptmann

A New Approach in Building a Corpus for Natural Language Generation Systems

Mª del Socorro Bernardos Galindo, Guadalupe Aguado de Cea

A Study on Text Generation from Non-verbal Information on 2D Charts

Ichiro Kobayashi

Interactive Multilingual Generation

José Coch, Karine Chevreau

A Computational Feature Analysis for Multilingual Character-to-Character Dialogue

Charles Callaway

Dictionaries and Corpora

Invited talk:
Experiments on Extracting Knowledge from a Machine-Readable Dictionary of Synonym Differences

Diana Zaiu Inkpen, Graeme Hirst

Recognition of Author’s Scientific and Technical Terms

Elena I. Bolshakova

Lexical-Semantic Tagging of an Italian Corpus

Nicoletta Calzolari, Ornella Corazzari, Antonio Zampolli

Meaning Sort – Three Examples: Dictionary Construction, Tagged Corpus Construction, and Information Presentation System

Masaki Murata, Kyoko Kanzaki, Kiyotaka Uchimoto, Qing Ma, Hitoshi Isahara

Converting Morphological Information Using Lexicalized and General Conversion

Mitsuo Shimohata, Eiichiro Sumita

Zipf and Heaps Laws’ Coefficients Depend on Language

Alexander Gelbukh, Grigori Sidorov


Applying Productive Derivational Morphology to Term Indexing of Spanish Texts

Jesús Vilares, David Cabrero, Miguel A. Alonso

Unification-based Lexicon and Morphology with Speculative Feature Signalling

Björn Gambäck

A Method of Pre-Computing Connectivity Relations for Japanese/Korean POS Tagging

Kazuaki Ando, Tae-hun Lee, Masami Shishibori, Jun-ichi Aoe

A Hybrid Approach of Text Segmentation Based on Sensitive Word Concept for NLP

Fuji Ren

Web-based Arabic Morphological Analyzer

Jawad Berri, Hamza Zidoum, Yacine Atif

Parsing Techniques

Stochastic Parsing and Parallelism

Francisco-Mario Barcala, Oscar Sacristán, Jorge Graña

Practical Nondeterministic DR(k) Parsing on Graph-Structured Stack

José Fortes Gálvez, Jacques Farré, Miguel Angel Pérez Aguiar

Intelligent Text Processing

Text Categorization

Text Categorization Using Adaptive Context Trees

Jean-Philippe Vert

Text Categorization through Multistrategy Learning and Visualization

Ali Hadjarian, Jerzy Bala, Peter Pachowicz

Automatic Topic Identification Using Ontology Hierarchy

Sabrina Tiun, Rosni Abdullah, Tang Enya Kong

Software for Creating Domain-oriented Dictionaries and Document Clustering in Full-text Databases

Pavel Makagonov, Konstantin Sboychakov

Chi-square Classifier for Document Categorization

Mikhail Alexandrov, Alexander Gelbukh, George Lozovoi

Information Retrieval

Information Retrieval of Electronic Medical Records

Anne-Marie Currie, Jocelyn Cohan, Larisa Zlatic

Automatic Keyword Extraction Using Domain Knowledge

Anette Hulth, Jussi Karlgren, Anna Jonsson, Henrik Boström, Lars Asker

Approximate VLDC Pattern Matching in Shared-Forest

M. Vilares, F.J. Ribadas, V.M. Darriba

Knowledge Engineering for Intelligent Information Retrieval

Guido Drexel

Is Peritext a Key for Audiovisual Documents? The Use of Texts Describing Television Programs to Assist Indexing

Karine Lespinasse, Bruno Bachimont

An Information Space using Topic Identification for Retrieved Documents

David Escorial

Structure Identification. Text Mining

Contextual Rules for Text Analysis

Dina Wonsever, Jean-Luc Minel

Finding Correlative Associations among News Topics

Manuel Montes-y-Gómez, Aurelio López-López, Alexander Gelbukh