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Final call: ACL'97/EACL'97 workshop on anaphora resolution

From: Ruslan Mitkov <r.mitkov@wlv.ac.uk>
Date: Sun, 29 Jun 1997 16:34:17 +0100
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Ruslan



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          FINAL CALL FOR REGISTRATION AND PROGRAMME

_____________________________________________________________________

                    ACL'97 / EACL'97 Workshop
                    11 July, 1997
                    Madrid, Spain

          OPERATIONAL FACTORS IN PRACTICAL, ROBUST
          ANAPHORA RESOLUTION FOR UNRESTRICTED TEXTS

_____________________________________________________________________



This workshop has a dual focus.  It promotes work
which addresses the practical requirements of operational and
robust anaphora resolution components.  It also seeks to
investigate the role of, and interactions among, the various factors in
anaphora resolution: in particular those that scale well, or that
translate easily to knowledge-poor environments.


PROGRAMME
===========

8.30-9.00 On-site registration (if places are still available)


Morning session I

9.00-9.15 Opening remarks: Ruslan Mitkov and Branimir Boguraev

9.15-9.40
Massimo Poesio, Renata Vieira, Simone Teufel -
Resolving bridging references in unrestricted text

9.40-10.05
Tatsunori Mori, Mamoru Matsuo, Hiroshi Nakagawa -
Constraints and defaults of zero pronouns in Japanese instruction manuals

10.05-10.30
Ruslan Mitkov -
Factors in anaphora resolution: they are not the only things that matter
A case study based on two different approaches.


10.30-11.00  Coffee break


Morning session II

11.00-11.25
Megumi Kameyama -
Recognizing referential links: an information extraction perspective

11.25-11.50
Kevin Humphreys, Robert Gaizauskas, Saliha Azzam -
Event coreference for information extraction

11.50-12.15
Breck Baldwin  -
CogNIAC: high precision coreference with limited knowledge
and linguistic resources

12.15-12.40
Roland Stuckardt -
Resolving anaphoric references on deficient syntactic descriptions

12.40-13.05
Hiromi Nakaiwa  -
Automatic extraction of rules for anaphora resolution of Japanese
zero pronouns from aligned sentence pairs


13.05-15.15 Lunch


Afternoon session I

15.15-15.40
Sabine Bergler  -
Towards reliable partial anaphora resolution

15.40-16.05
Marco Rocha -
Supporting anaphor resolution in dialogues with a corpus-based
probabilistic model

16.05-16.30
Tony McEnery, Izumi Tanaka, Simon Botley -
Corpus annotation and reference resolution


16.30-17.00 Coffee break


Afternoon session 2

17.00-17.20
Ruslan Mitkov -
How far are we from (semi-)automatic annotation of
anaphoric links in corpora?

17.20-17.40
Andrei Popescu-Belis, Isabelle Robba  -
Cooperation between pronoun and reference resolution for
unrestricted texts


17.40-18.30
Panel "Future directions in anaphora resolution"
Aravind Joshi, Megumi Kameyama, Breck Baldwin,
Michael Strube, Ruslan Mitkov


REGISTRATION
=============

The registration fee for the workshop is 60 US dollars and includes
a copy of the proceedings, lunch and refreshments. Participants can
pre-register (please use the registration form below) or register
on site. Given the limit on the number of workshop participants,
pre-registration is recommended. (Pre-registration will proceed
on a first-come, first-served basis). Please note that according to the
ACL rules, workshop participants must register for the main conference
as well.

Please fax your registration form (do not forget to sign) before Friday, 4
July to


ACL                                             phone +1-908-873-3898
Priscilla Rasmussen                             fax   +1-908-873-0014
P.O. Box 6090                                   acl@bellcore.com
Somerset, NJ 08875, USA

and an Email a copy of it to R.Mitkov@wlv.ac.uk

If places are available, on-site registration will take place between
8.30 and 9.00 am on the day of the workshop (11 July).





                    REGISTRATION FORM

                    ACL'97 / EACL'97 Workshop
                    11 July, 1997
                    Madrid, Spain

          OPERATIONAL FACTORS IN PRACTICAL, ROBUST
          ANAPHORA RESOLUTION FOR UNRESTRICTED TEXTS



Name:

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Registration Fee 60 (sixty) US dollars

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WORKSHOP ORGANISERS
=====================

Ruslan Mitkov
School of Languages and European Studies
University of Wolverhampton
Stafford St.
Wolverhampton WV1 1SB
United Kingdom
Tel (44-1902) 322471
Email r.mitkov@wlv.ac.uk

Branimir K. Boguraev
Apple Research Laboratories
Apple Computer, Inc.
One Infinite Loop, MS: 301-3S
Cupertino, CA 95014
USA
Tel:  (1-408) 974 1048
Email: bkb@research.apple.com


FURTHER INFORMATION
====================

For further information concerning the workshop, please contact
the organisers. To see the original call for papers, visit
http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~acl/finstring.html#anaphora
For information about the main ACL'97/EACL'97 conference,
see http://horacio.ieec.uned.es/cl97/.



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Ruslan Mitkov
School of Languages and European Studies
University of Wolverhampton
Stafford St
Wolverhampton WV1 1SB
United Kingdom
Tel (44-1902) 322471
Fax (44-1902) 322739
Email R.Mitkov@wlv.ac.uk
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