[Elsnet-list] Cаll for Participation: A Common NLP Paradigm for Balkan Languages, RANLP 2007 Workshop

Milena Slavcheva milena at lml.bas.bg
Wed Sep 5 16:03:28 CEST 2007


 Call for Participation 
 

International Workshop

 

A COMMON NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING PARADIGM

FOR BALKAN LANGUAGES

 

In conjunction with RANLP-2007

http://www.lml.bas.bg/ranlp2007

September 26, 2007 

Borovets, Bulgaria 

 

The workshop is partially supported by the European Commission via the project 

BIS-21++, FP6 contract no. INCO-CT-2005-016639

 

PROGRAMME

 

9:15 - 9:30   Opening

 

9:30 - 10:00  Dan Tufis and Alexandru Ceausu

              Diacritics Restoration in Romanian Texts 

 

10:00 - 10:30 Adrian Iftene and Alexandra Balahur-Dobrescu

              Improving a Question Answering System for Romanian Using 

              Textual Entailment

 

10:30 - 11:00 Darja Fiser

              A Multilingual Approach to Building Slovene Wordnet 

 

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break

 

11:30 - 12:00 Kiril Simov and Petya Osenova

              Bulgarian Language Resources for Ontology-Based Semantic Search

 

12:00 - 12:30 Aristides Vagelatos, Elena Mantzari, Giorgos Orphanos, 

              Christos Tsalidis, Chryssoula Kalamara and Christos Diolis

              Implementing the NLP Infrastructure for Greek Biomedical 

              Data Mining 

 

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break

 

14:00 - 14:30 Elena Paskaleva

              Balkan - South East Corpora Aligned to English

 

14:30 - 15:00 Preslav Nakov, Veno Pacovski and Elena Paskaleva

              Extracting Translation Lexicons from Bilingual 

              Corpora: Application to South Slavonic Languages

 

15:00 - 15:30 Dusko Vitas, Cvetana Krstev and Svetla Koeva

              Towards a Complex Model for Morpho-Syntactic Annotation

 

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break

 

16:00 - 16:30 Cvetana Krstev, Sandra Gucul, Dusko Vitas and Vanja Radulovic

              Can We Make the Bell Ring?

 

16:30 - 17:00 Ivelina Nikolova

              Supporting the Development of Multiple-Choice Tests by 

              Language Technologies

 

17:00 - 18:00 Discussion

 

18:00 - 18:15 Closing

 

Organisers

Elena Paskaleva and Milena Slavcheva 

(Institute for Parallel Processing, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)



Programme committee

Tanja Avgustinova (DFKI and University of Saarland, Germany)
Dan Cristea (University of Iasi, Romania)
Damica Damljanovic (University of Sheffield, UK)
Tomaz Erjavec (Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia)
Maria Gavrilidou (ILSP, Greece)
Steven Krauwer (University of Utrecht, the Netherlands)
Cvetana Krstev (University of Belgrade, Serbia)
Kemal Oflazer (Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey)
Petya Osenova (University of Sofia, Bulgaria)
Stelios Piperidis (ILSP, Greece)
Kiril Simov (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria)
Maria Stambolieva (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria)
Ralf Steinberger (EC - Joint Research Centre, Italy)

Marko Tadic (University of Zagreb, Croatia) 
Dan Tufis (Romanian Academy of Sciences)
Dusko Vitas (University of Belgrade, Serbia)


Milena Slavcheva

Linguistic Modeling Laboratory
Institute for Parallel Processing
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
25A, Acad. G. Bonchev St.
1113 Sofia, Bulgaria

Phone: (+359 2) 979 2812
E-mail:   milena at lml.bas.bg
URL:    www.lml.bas.bg/~milena


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