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Programme CoNLL-2000 and LLL-2000

Instituto Superior Técnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1094-001 Lisboa, Portugal.
Tel. +351-218417000. Fax. +351-218499242.

Wednesday September 13, 2000

Shared ICGI-LLL-CoNLL session (GA)




On the Complexity of Consistent Identification of Some Classes of Structure Language
Christophe Costa Florêncio


The Acquisition of Word Order by a Computational Learning System
Aline Villavicencio


Corpus-Based Grammar Specialization
Nicola Cancedda, Christer Samuelsson




CoNLL (R 02.3)

ICGI (R 01.1)


Memory-Based Learning for Article Generation
Guido Minnen, Francis Bond, Ann Copestake

Computational Complexity of Problems on Probabilistic Grammars and Transducers
Francisco Casacuberta, Colin de la Higuera


Using Induced Rules as Complex Features in Memory-Based Language Learning
Antal van den Bosch

Probabilistic k-Testable Tree Languages
Juan Ramón Rico Juan, Jorge Calera Rubio, Rafael C. Carrasco


Pronunciation by Analogy in Normal and Impaired Readers
R.I. Damper, Y. Marchand

Counting Extensional Differences in BC-Learning
Frank Stephan, Sebastiaan A. Terwijn




CoNLL (R 02.3)


Learning Distributed Linguistic Classes
Stephan Raaijmakers


Knowledge-Free Induction of Morphology Using Latent Semantic Analysis
Patrick Schone, Daniel Jurafsky


Modeling the Effect of Cross-Language Ambiguity on Human Syntax Acquisition
William Gregory Sakas




CoNLL Poster Session
Bullet talks and posters

Using Perfect Sampling in Parameter Estimation of a Whole Sentence Maximum Entropy Language Model
F. Amaya, J.M. Benedí

Experiments on Unsupervised Learning for Extracting Relevant Fragments from Spoken Dialog Corpus
Konstantin Biatov

Generating Synthetic Speech Prosody with Lazy Learning in Tree Structures
Laurent Blin, Laurent Miclet

Inducing Syntactic Categories by Context Distribution Clustering
Alexander Clark

ALLiS: a Symbolic Learning System for Natural Language Learning
Hervé Déjean

Combining Text and Heuristics for Cost-Sensitive Spam Filtering
Jóse M. Gómez Hidalgo, Manuel Maña López, Enrique Puertas Sanz

Genetic Algorithms for Feature Relevance Assignment in Memory-Based Language Processing
Anne Kool, Walter Daelemans, Jakub Zavrel

Shallow Parsing by Inferencing with Classifiers
Vasin Punyakanok, Dan Roth

Minimal Commitment and Full Lexical Disambiguation: Balancing Rules and Hidden Markov Models
Patrick Ruch, Robert Baud, Pierrette Bouillon, Gilbert Robert

Learning IE Rules for a Set of Related Concepts
J. Turmo, H. Rodríguez

A Default First Order Family Weight Determination Procedure for WPDV models
Hans van Halteren

A Comparison of PCFG Models
Jose Luis Verdú-Mas, Jorge Calera-Rubio, Rafael C. Carrasco




Thursday September 14, 2000

Shared LLL-CoNLL session (R 02.3)


Incorporating Linguistics Constraints into Inductive Logic Programming
James Cussens, Stephen Pulman


Increasing our Ignorance of Language: Identifying Language Structure in an Unknown 'Signal'
John Elliott, Eric Atwell, Bill Whyte




Invited Talk:
Learning in Natural Language: Theory and Algorithmic Approaches Dan Roth (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

CoNLL (R 02.3)

LLL (R 01.1)

12.00 A Comparison between Supervised Learning Algorithms for Word Sense Disambiguation
Gerard Escudero, Lluís Màrquez, German Rigau

Recognition and Tagging of Compound Verb Groups in Czech
Eva Zácková, Lubos Popelínský, Milos Nepil

12.30 The Role of Algorithm Bias vs Information Source in Learning Algorithms for Morphosyntactic Disambiguation
Guy De Pauw, Walter Daelemans




Incorporating Position Information into a Maximum Entropy/Minimum Divergence Translation Model
George Foster

Invited Talk:
Extracting a Domain-Specific Ontology from a Corporate Intranet
Jörg-Uwe Kietz, Raphael Volz, Alexander Maedche


Overfitting Avoidance for Stochastic Modeling of Attribute-Value Grammars
Tony Mullen, Miles Osborne


SIGNLL Business Meeting

Learning from Parsed Sentences with INTHELEX
F. Esposito, S. Ferilli, N. Fanizzi, G. Semeraro




CoNLL Shared Task Session

Introduction to the CoNLL-2000 Shared Task: Chunking
Erik F. Tjong Kim Sang, Sabine Buchholz

System Descriptions

Phrase Parsing with Rule Sequence Processors: an Application to the Shared CoNLL Task
Marc Vilain, David Day

A Context Sensitive Maximum Likelihood Approach to Chunking
Christer Johansson

Improving Chunking by Means of Lexical-Contextual Information in Statistical Language Models
Ferran Pla, Antonio Molina, Natividad Prieto

Single-Classifier Memory-Based Phrase Chunking
Jorn Veenstra, Antal van den Bosch

Shallow Parsing as Part-of-Speech Tagging
Miles Osborne

Chunking with Maximum Entropy Models
Rob Koeling

Learning Syntactic Structures with XML
Hervé Déjean

Hybrid Text Chunking
GuoDong Zhou, Jian Su, TongGuan Tey

Text Chunking by System Combination
Erik F. Tjong Kim Sang

Chunking with WPDV Models
Hans van Halteren

Use of Support Vector Learning for Chunk Identification
Taku Kudoh, Yuji Matsumoto

Discussion and Closing

Inductive Logic Programming for Corpus-Based Acquisition of Semantic Lexicons
Pascale Sébillot, Pierrette Bouillon, Cécile Fabre

Learning from a Substructural Perspective
Pieter Adriaans, Erik de Haas

Closing Session and Community Meeting

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