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Call for Participation: 2nd Workshop on Ontology Learning and Population

From: Paul Buitelaar <paulb@dfki.de>
Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2006 18:03:03 +0200
Message-ID: <4496CAB7.1050805@dfki.de>
Cc: Philipp Cimiano <pci@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de>, Berenike Loos <berenike.loos@eml-d.villa-bosch.de>

(With apologies for multiple postings)

Call for Participation

2nd Workshop on Ontology Learning and Population: Bridging the Gap 
between Text and Knowledge (OLP2)

http://olp.dfki.de/olp2/olp2_cfp.htm

Workshop at COLING/ACL 2006 (Joint conference of the International 
Committee on Computational Linguistics and the Association for 
Computational Linguistics - http://www.acl2006.hcsnet.edu.au/)

July 22nd, 2006
Sydney, Australia


Program:

9:00 - 9:30    Paul Buitelaar, Philipp Cimiano, Berenike Loos
Introduction to Ontology Learning and Population; Overview of the Workshop

Session 1    Lexical Ontology Enrichment

9:30 - 10:00    Roberto Navigli and Paola Velardi
Enriching a Formal Ontology with a Thesaurus: an Application in the 
Cultural Heritage Domain
10:00 - 10:30    Eric Nichols, Francis Bond, Takaaki Tanaka, Fujita 
Sanae and Dan Flickinger
Multilingual Ontology Acquisition from Multiple MRDs

10:30 - 11:00    Coffee Break

Session 2    Ontology Population and Ontology-Based Information Extraction

11:00 - 11:30    Fabian Suchanek, Georgiana Ifrim and Gerhard Weikum
LEILA: Learning to Extract Information by Linguistic Analysis
11:30 - 12:00    Bernardo Magnini, Emanuele Pianta, Octavian Popescu and 
Manuela Speranza
Ontology Population from Textual Mentions: Task Definition and Benchmark
12:00 - 12:30    Koen Deschacht and Marie-Francine Moens
Efficient Hierarchical Entity Classifier Using Conditional Random Fields

12:30 - 14:00    Lunch Break

Session 3    Taxonomy and Relation Extraction

14:00 - 14:30    Pum-Mo Ryu and Key-Sun Choi
Taxonomy Learning using Term Specificity and Similarity
14:30 - 15:00    Enrique Alfonseca, Maria Ruiz-Casado, Manabu Okumura 
and Pablo Castells
Towards Large-scale Non-taxonomic Relation Extraction: Estimating the 
Precision of Rote Extractors
15:00 - 15:30    Lucia Specia and Enrico Motta
A hybrid approach for extracting semantic relations from texts

15:30 - 16:00    Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30    Panel Discussion and Invited Talks by Johan Bos 
(Universita di Roma, Italy) and Dekang Lin (University of Alberta & 
Google, USA)

17:30 - 18:00    Concluding Remarks
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