[Elsnet-list] Anaphora Conference DAARC2011, Faro/Portugal, *Call for Participation*

António Branco Antonio.Branco at di.fc.ul.pt
Thu Sep 15 14:19:11 CEST 2011

[apologies for multiple copies]


The 8th Discourse Anaphora and Anaphor Resolution Colloquium

Faro, Portugal
hosted by the University of Lisbon
October 6-7, 2011


The registration is open:


This is the programme:

Day 1, Thursday, October 6

8h30 - 9h30 Registration and check-in

9h30 - 10h30 Invited talk

Producing Referring Expressions: Combining Empirical and Computational 
Approaches to Reference
Emiel Krahmer (Tilburg Univ, The Netherlands)

10h30 - 11h00 Coffee break

11h00 - 12h30

Room A

Single and multi-objective optimization for feature selection in 
anaphora resolution
Sriparna Saha*, Asif Ekbal*, Olga Uryupina** and Massimo Poesio*** 
(*Indian Inst of Technology Patna, India; **Univ of Trento, Italy, 
***Univ Essex, UK)

Resolution of Pronominal Anaphors using Linear and Tree CRFs
Laitha Devi Sobha, Vijay Sundar Ram and Pattabhi R K Rao (AU-KBC 
Research Centre, India)

Leveraging different meronym discovery methods for bridging resolution 
in French
Emmanuel Lassalle and Pascal Denis (*Univ Paris 7, *INRIA, France)

Room B

Abstract anaphors in appositive relative clauses in Romanian
Emil Ionescu (Univ Bucharest, Romania)

Who are they? On the reference of collective "ils" ("they") in French
Laure Anne Johnsen (Univ Neuchâtel and Univ Fribourg, Switzerland)

Indexicals and the act of referring: How context constrains and is 
modified via deictic, anadeictic and anaphoric reference
Francis Cornish (Univ Toulouse-Le Mirail, France)

12h30 - 14h30 Lunch

14h30 - 16h00

Room A

The choice between verbal anaphora in discourse
Philip Miller (Univ Paris 7 Diderot, France)

Nominal associative anaphora: A corpus-based analysis at the 
semantics-pragmatics interface
Christian Horn and Nicolas Kimm (Heinrich-Heine-Univ Düsseldorf, Germany)

On the interaction between semantics and discourse coherence constraints
Daniel Altshuler (Swarthmore College, USA)

Room B

Perspective in the processing of the Chinese reflexive ziji: ERP evidence
Petra Schumacher and Linlin Sun (Univ of Mainz, Germany)

Semantic and structural constraints on the resolution of ambiguous 
personal pronouns: A psycholinguistic study in German
Miriam Ellert and Anke Holler (Univ of Göttingen, Germany)

Taking a look beneath the surface: Effects of processing depth on 
pronoun interpretation
Elsi Kaiser and Monica Do (Univ of Southern California, USA)

16h00 - 16h30 Coffee break

16h30 - 18h00

Room A

(poster session)
Querying and visualizing coreference annotation in multi-layer corpora
Christian Chiarcos and Julia Ritz (Univ Potsdam, Germany)

A Framework for reference resolution exploiting the givenness hierarchy 
and semantic roles
Shana Watters (Augsburg College, USA)

Rule-based coreference resolution module for Polish
Maciej Ogrodniczuk and Mateusz Kopeć (Polish Academy of Science, Poland)

Resolution of anaphoric and exophoric definite referring expressions in 
a situated language environment
Ian Kenny* and Christian Huyck** (*De Montfort Univ, **Middlesex Univ, UK)

Protagonism as a factor affecting referential choice in discourse
Anastasia Linnik and Grigoriy Dobrov (Lomonosov Moscow State Univ, Russia)

Room B

Exploring the lexical and acoustic consequences of referential 
Elsi Kaiser, David Cheng-Huan Li and Edward Holsinger (Univ of Southern 
California, USA)

The cataphoric potential of indefinites in German
Annika Deichsel and Klaus von Heusinger (Univ of Stuttgart, Germany)

Reaction time data reveal variation in reference assignment processes in 
Germanic languages
*Esther Ruigendijk and **Petra Schumacher (*Univ of Oldenburg, **Univ of 
Mainz, Germany)

20h30 Conference dinner

Day 2, Friday, October 7

9h00 - 10h30

Room A

Analysis and reference resolution of bridge anaphora across different 
text genres
Iris Hendrickx*, Orphee De Clerq** and Veronique Hoste** (*Univ of 
Lisbon, Portugal; **Univ College Ghent, Belgium)

NADA: A robust system for non-referential pronoun detection
Shane Bergsma and David Yarowsky (Johns Hopkins Univ, USA)

Resolving noun phrase coreference in Czech
Michal Novák (Charles Univ, Czech Republik)

Room B

Clitics in Spanish agrammatic aphasia. A study of the production of 
transitive, unaccusative and reflexive verbs.
*Sara Sanchez-Alonso, *Silvia Martinez-Ferreiro and **Roelien Bastiaanse 
(*Yale University, USA, **Univ Pompeu Fabra, Spain; ***Univ of 
Groningen, The Netherlands)

Inter- and intra-clausal pronoun resolution
Jeffrey Runner* and Elsi Kaiser** (*Univ Rochester, **Univ of Southern 
California, USA)

The discourse structuring potential of noun phrases in natural discourse
Sofiana Chiriacescu and Klaus von Heusinger (Univ of Stuttgart, Germany)

10h30 - 11h00 Coffee break

11h00 - 12h30

Room A

Can projected chains in parallel corpora help coreference resolution?
José Guilherme Camargo de Souza and Constantin Orasan (Univ of 
Wolverhampton, UK)

Improve relation extraction with anaphora in Italian
Fabio Celli and Massimo Poesio (Univ of Trento, Italy)

The type of referring expression used does matter. Effects of 
ambiguity-avoidance strategies on likelihood-of-mention
Sofiana Chiriacescu (Univ of Stuttgart, Germany)

Room B

Anaphora and gestures in multimodal communication
Costanza Navarretta (Univ Copenhagen, Denmark)

Coreference and anaphoric annotations for spontaneous speech corpora in 
Emmanuel Schang*, Aurore Boyer**, Judith Muzerelle**, Jean-Yves 
Antoine**, Iris Eshkol* and Denis Maurel** (*Univ Orléans, **Univ Tours, 

Annotating abstract anaphors in German and English
Stefanie Dipper*, Christine Rieger**, Melanie Seiss** and Heike 
Zinsmeister** (*Ruhr Univ Bochum, **Univ of Konstanz, Germany)

12h30 - 14h30 Lunch

14h30 - 15h30 Invited talk

Pronominal Resolution, Dependencies and the Architecture of the 
Linguistic Brain
Maria Mercedes Piñango (Yale Univ, USA)

15h30 - 16h00 Coffee break

16h00 - 18h00 Tutorial

BART Multilingual Anaphora Resolution System
Olga Uryupina* and Massimo Poesio** (*Univ of Trento, Italy, **Univ 
Essex, UK)

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