14.887, Confs: Parsing Technologies, France

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Subject: 14.887, Confs: Parsing Technologies, France

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Date:  Tue, 25 Mar 2003 18:11:45 EST
From:  Priscilla Rasmussen <rasmusse at cs.rutgers.edu>
Subject:  8th International Workshop on Parsing Technologies

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Date:  Tue, 25 Mar 2003 18:11:45 EST
From:  Priscilla Rasmussen <rasmusse at cs.rutgers.edu>
Subject:  8th International Workshop on Parsing Technologies

8th International Workshop on Parsing Technologies


Sponsored by ACL/SIGPARSE

23-25 April 2003
Nancy, France



Nancy, "City of Art and History", the historical capital of Lorraine
(the north-eastern part of France) welcomes you to the 8th
International Workshop on Parsing Technologies.  The Laboratoire
Lorrain de Recherche en Informatique et ses Applications (LORIA) in
Nancy, France, will host the 8th International Workshop on Parsing
Technologies (IWPT'03) from 23 to 25 April, 2003.

IWPT'03 continues the tradition of biennial workshops on parsing
technology organised by SIGPARSE, the Special Interest Group on
Parsing of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). This
workshop series was initiated by Masaru Tomita in 1989. The first
workshop, in Pittsburgh and Hidden Valley, was followed by workshops
in Cancun (Mexico) in 1991; Tilburg (Netherlands) and Durbuy (Belgium)
in 1993; Prague and Karlovy Vary (Czech Republic) in 1995;
Boston/Cambridge (Massachusetts) in 1997; Trento (Italy) in 2000, and
Beijing (China) in 2001.

            * INVITED SPEAKERS:                        *
            *                                          *
            * Gregory Grefenstette (Clairvoyance Corp) *
            * Eugene Charniak (Brown University)       *
            *                                          *

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Three days of invited talks, long papers, short papers and posters and

invited talks:
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Eugene Charniak (Brown University), Syntax- based Language Models for
Statistical Machine Translation

Gregory Grefenstette (Claivoyance Corporation, Pittsburgh), Why Parse?
Statistical Processing or Symbolic Processing.

accepted papers:
- --------------

Miguel A. Alonso, Víctor J. Díaz,
Parsing Tree Adjoining Grammars and Tree Insertion Grammars with
simultaneous adjunctions.

Pierre Boullier, Supertagging: A non- Statistical Parsing-based

Denis Béchet, Incremental parsing of Lambek calculus
using proof-net interfaces.

Pierre Boullier, Guided Earley Parsing.

Anna Corazza, Parsing Strategies for the Integration of Two Stochastic
Context-Free Grammars.

James Henderson, Generative Versus Discriminative Models for
Statistical Left-Corner Parsing.

Mark-Jan Nederhof, Giorgio Satta, Probabilistic Parsing as

Khalil Sima'an, On Maximizing Metrics for Syntactic Disambiguation.

Hiroyasu Yamada, Yuji Matsumoto, Statistical Dependency Analysis with
Support Vector Machines.

Gennaro Costagliola, Vincenzo Deufemia, Visual Language Editors based
on LR Parsing Techniques.

Kenji Sagae, Alon Lavie, Combining Rule-based and Data-driven
Techniques for Grammatical Relation Extraction in Spoken Language.

Frederik Fouvry, Constraint relaxation with weighted feature

Chad Langley, Alon Lavie, Parsing Domain Actions with Phrase-Level
Grammars and Memory-Based Learners.

Mark-Jan Nederhof, Giorgio Satta, Stuart M. Shieber, Partially
Ordered Multiset Context-Free Grammars and ID/LP Parsing.

Joakim Nivre, An Efficient Algorithm for Projective Dependency

Kilian Foth, Wolfgang Menzel, Subtree Parsing to Speed up Deep

Accepted Poster Presentations
- ---------------------------

Philippe Blache, Meta-level constraints for representing interaction
between linguistic domains.

Vladimir Kadlec, Pavel Smrz, PACE --- Parser Comparison and

Mi-Young Kim, Jong-Hyeok Lee, S_clause Segmentation for Efficient
Syntactic Analysis in Long Sentences.

Yong-Jae Kwak So-Young Park Hoojung-Chung Young- Sook Hwang Hae-Chang
Rim, GLR Parser with Conditional Action Model using Surface Phrasal
Types For Korean.

Souha Hammami Mezghani, Chafik Aloulou, Lamia Hadrich Belguith, Ahmed
Hadj Kacem, Implementation du systeme MASPAR selon une approche

Sanghamitra Mohanty, Rakesh Chandra Balabantaray, Intelligent Parsing
in Natural Language Processing.  [canceled]

So-Young Park Yong-Jae Kwak Hoo-Jung Chung Young-Sook Hwang Hae-Chang
Rim, Automatic Acquisition of Constraints for Efficient Korean

Tomasz Obrebski, Dependency parsing using dependency graph for storing
alternative structures

For more details, see the Programme page at

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Early registration is possible until March 28; after that date the
registration fee will be higher.

Please register online using the IWPT'03 web pages at


At the web site you can also find information about accomodation and
other relevant information.

IWPT'03 Organization:
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General Chair: Harry Bunt (Tilburg University, Netherlands)
Programme Chair: Gertjan van Noord (University of Groningen,
Local Organization Chair: Guy Perrier (LORIA, Nancy, France)

Further information
- -----------------
Additional information about IWPT'03 is available at the URL:


At the SIGPARSE site at http://parlevink.cs.utwente.nl/sigparse/
information is available about previous IWPTs, proceedings, books
based on IWPTs, and SIGPARSE related activities.

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