[Elsnet-list] Call for Participation and Program of CALICO'09 Pre-Conference Workshop on Automatic Analysis of Learner Language

Xiaofei Lu xxl13 at psu.edu
Fri Feb 13 18:56:25 CET 2009


              Call for Participation and Program of the

                 CALICO'09 Pre-Conference Workshop on



               AUTOMATIC ANALYSIS OF LEARNER LANGUAGE:

       FROM A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF ANNOTATION NEEDS TO THE

        DEVELOPMENT AND STANDARDIZATION OF ANNOTATION SCHEMES



                 http://purl.org/calico/aall09prog.html



                        March 10 and 11, 2009

                 ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, TEMPE, AZ



Tuesday, March 10, 2009



1:15-1:30  Detmar Meurers and Xiaofei Lu:

           WELCOME



1:30-2:00  Amir Zeldes, Hagen Hirschmann, and Anke Lüdeling

           (Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany)

           MULTILEVEL LEARNER CORPORA



2:00-2:30  Claudia Leacock (Butler Hill Group), Michael Gamon

           (Microsoft Research), and Chris Brockett (Microsoft

           Research)

           DOES AUTOMATED FEEDBACK IN A PROOFREADING TOOL HELP

           AN ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNER?



2:30-3:00  Øistein E. Andersen (University of Cambridge, UK)

           COMBINING AUTOMATED AND MANUAL TECHNIQUES FOR INCREASED

           EFFICIENCY AND ACCURACY IN CORPUS ERROR ANNOTATION



3:00-3:45  BREAK



3:45-4:15  Chong Min Lee (Georgetown University), Soojeong Eom

           (Georgetown University), and Markus Dickinson (Indiana

           University)

           TOWARDS ANALYZING KOREAN LEARNER PARTICLES



4:15-4:45  Sylvie Thouesny (Dublin City University, Ireland)

           INCREASING THE RELIABILITY OF A PART-OF-SPEECH TAGGING

           TOOL FOR USE WITH LEARNER LANGUAGE



4:45-5:15  Markus Dickinson and Joshua Herring (Indiana University)

           MORPHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS FOR RUSSIAN LEARNER LANGUAGE



5:15-5:45  John Lee (MIT), Joel Tetreault (Educational Test Service),

           and Martin Chodorow (Hunter College of CUNY)

           HUMAN JUDGMENT ON ARTICLE AND NOUN NUMBER USAGE



Wednesday, March 11, 2009



9:00-9:30  Su-Youn Yoon, Mark Hasegawa-Johnson, and Richard Sproat

           (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

           AUTOMATED PRONUNCIATION SCORING FOR L2 ENGLISH LEARNERS



9:30-10:00  Ross Hendrickson and Deryle Lonsdale (Brigham Young

            University)

            THE USE OF NLP TECHNOLOGIES TO ENGINEER ORAL PROFICIENCY

            TEST ITEMS



10:00-10:30 Trevor Shanklin (San Diego State University)

            STUDENTS NATURALLY SPEAKING



10:30-11:15 Break



11:15-11:45 Su-Youn Yoon and Richard Sproat (University of Illinois

            at Urbana-Champaign)

            AUTOMATED SPEECH FLUENCY SCORING USING SIMPLE SPEECH

            TECHNOLOGY



11:45-12:15 Jeremiah McGhee, Aaron Johnson, Ross Hendrickson, Meghan

            Eckerson, Malena Weitze, Ben Millard, Ray Graham, Deryle

            Lonsdale, and Dan Dewey (Brigham Young University)

            IMPROVING AUTOMATED ORAL TESTING: IDENTIFYING FEATURES AND

            ENHANCING SPEECH RECOGNITION



12:15-1:30  Lunch



1:30-2:00   Joel Tetreault (Educational Test Service) and Martin

            Chodorow (Hunter College of CUNY)

            TOWARDS AUTOMATICALLY ACQUIRING MODELS OF ESL ERRORS



2:00-2:30   Huaqing Hong and Jianzhen Zheng (Nanyang Technological

            University, Singapore)

            TOWARDS AN AUTOMATIC ANALYSIS OF METAPHORIZATION IN

            STUDENTS' WRITINGS



2:30-3:00   Xiaofei Lu (Pennsylvania State University)

            AUTOMATING MEASURES OF L2 SYNTACTIC COMPLEXITY



3:00-3:45   Break



3:45-4:15   Ana Díaz-Negrillo and Salvador Valera (University of Jaén,

            Spain)

            WHAT RESULTS GIVE WHICH STRATEGIES IN ERROR ANNOTATION?



4:15-4:45   Sun-Hee Lee (Wellesley College), Seok Bae Jang (Brigham

            Young University), and Markus Dickinson (Indiana University)

            ANNOTATION OF SPELLING ERRORS FOR KOREAN LEARNER CORPORA



4:45-5:15   Adriane Boyd (The Ohio State University)

            AMBIGUOUS ERRORS IN ANNOTATION SCHEMES AND EVALUATION



5:15-5:45   Detmar Meurers (Universität Tübingen)

            EXPLORING CONSISTENCY IN LEARNER CORPUS ANNOTATION



Abstracts and more information on the workshop can be found at

                 http://purl.org/calico/aall09abs.html



For questions, you can contact the organizers Detmar Meurers and Xiaofei

Lu at calico-workshop at ling.osu.edu

-- 
Xiaofei Lu, Assistant Professor
Department of Applied Linguistics
The Pennsylvania State University
http://www.personal.psu.edu/xxl13
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