19.1940, Confs: Comp Ling/Sweden

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Date: 18-Jun-2008
From: Harald Hammarström < harald at bombo.se >
Subject: 6th International Conference on Natural Language


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Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2008 09:27:54
From: Harald Hammarström [harald at bombo.se]
Subject: 6th International Conference on Natural Language
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6th International Conference on Natural Language 
Short Title: GoTal 

Date: 25-Aug-2008 - 27-Aug-2008 
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden 
Contact: Aarne Ranta 
Contact Email: aarne at cs.chalmers.se 
Meeting URL: http://www.cse.chalmers.se/gotal.html 

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics 

Meeting Description: 

The GoTAL conference will be held in Gothenburg, Sweden on 25-27 August, 2008.  

The conference is hosted by Chalmers University of Technology jointly with 
Gothenburg University, as part of the activities of the Centre for Language 
Technology (CLT). GoTAL is the sixth in the series of the TAL conferences, 
following FracTAL (Besançon, France, 1997), VexTAL (Venice, Italy, 1999), 
PorTAL (Faro, Algarve, Portugal, 2002), EsTAL (Alicante, Spain, 2004), and 
FinTAL (Turku, Finland 2006). The main purpose of the TAL conference series is
to bring together scientists representing linguistics, computer science and
related fields, sharing a common interest in the advancement of 
computational linguistics and natural language processing. 

Call For Participation
6th International Conference on
Natural Language Processing

Gothenburg, Sweden
25-27 August 2008 


Early Registration Deadline: June 29, 2008 

GoTAL is an international conference on all aspects of computational
linguistics and natural language processing theory, methods and
applications. It is organized jointly by Chalmers University of
Technology and University of Gothenburg, as part of the activities of
the Centre for Language Technology (CLT).

Invited speakers:
Monday 25/8 
Johan Bos, La Sapienza, Roma: Formal Semantics in the Real World
Tuesday 26/8 
Lori Lamel, LIMSI, Paris: Speech Processing for Audio Indexing
Wednesday 27/8 
Joakim Nivre, Uppsala and Växjö University: Sorting Out Dependency Parsing

Oral paper presentations:
Ritesh Agarwal, Prabhakar T.V and Sugato Chakrabarty: ''I Know What You Feel'':
Analyzing the Role of Conjunctions in Automatic Sentiment Analysis

Motasem Alrahabi and Jean-Pierre Desclés: Automatic Annotation of Direct
Reported Speech in Arabic and French, According To A Semantic Map of Enunciative

Krasimir Angelov: Type-Theoretical Bulgarian Grammar

Martín Ariel Domínguez and Gabriel Infante-Lopez: Searching for Part of Speech
Tags That Improve Parsing Models

Mohamed Attia, Mohsen Rashwan, Ahmed Ragheb, Mohamed Al-Badrashiny, Husein
Al-Basoumy and Sherif Abdou: A Compact Arabic Lexical Semantics Language
Resource Based on the Theory of Semantic Fields

Danushka Bollegala, Taiki Honma, Yutaka Matsuo and Mitsuru Ishizuka:
Automatically Extracting Personal Name Aliases from the Web

Florian Boudin, Juan Manuel Torres-Moreno and Patricia Velazquez-Morales: An
Efficient Statistical Approach for Automatic Organic Chemistry Summarization

Hiram Calvo: Augmenting Word Space Models for Word Sense Discrimination Using An
Automatic Thesaurus

Zdenek Ceska: Plagiarism Detection Based On Singular Value Decomposition

Mathieu Constant and Patrick Watrin: Networking Multiword Units

Saint Dizier Patrick and Fontan Lionel: Analyzing Argumentative Structures in
Procedural Texts

Masood Ghayoomi and Ehsan Darrudi: A POS-based Word Prediction System for the
Persian Language

Jagadeesh Gorla, Anil Kumar Singh, Rajeev Sangal, Karthik Gali, Samar Husain and
Sriram Venkatapathy: A Graph Based Method for Building Multilingual Weakly
Supervised Dependency Parsers

Rafael Guzman, Manuel Montes, Paolo Rosso and Luis Villaseñor-Pineda: A
Web-Based Self-Training Approach for Authorship Attribution

Johan Hall and Joakim Nivre: Parsing Discontinuous Phrase Structure with
Grammatical Functions

Thierry Hamon and Natalia Grabar: How Can the Term Compositionality Be Useful
For Acquiring Elementary Semantic Relations?

Beth Ann Hockey, Manny Rayner and Gwen Christian: Training Statistical Language
Models from Grammar-Generated Data: A Comparative Case-Study

Anton Karl Ingason, Sigrun Helgadottir, Hrafn Loftsson and Eiríkur Rögnvaldsson:
A Mixed Method Lemmatization Algorithm Using a Hierarchy of Linguistic
Identities (HOLI)

Vaclava Kettnerova, Marketa Lopatkova and Klara Hrstkova: Semantic Roles in
Valency Lexicon of Czech Verbs: Verbs of Communication and Exchange

Kimmo Kettunen: Automatic Generation of Frequent Case Forms of Query Keywords in
Text Retrieval

Lukasz Kobylinski and Adam Przepiórkowski: Definition Extraction with Balanced
Random Forests

Ioannis Korkontzelos, Ioannis Klapaftis and Suresh Manandhar: Reviewing and
Evaluating Automatic Term Recognition Techniques

S Lakshmana Pandian and T.V. Geetha: Tamil Question Classification Using
Morpheme Features

Alexandre Labadié and Violaine Prince: Finding Text Boundaries and Finding Topic
Boundaries: Two Different Tasks?

Philippe Langlais, François Yvon and Pierre Zweigenbaum: Analogical Translation
of Medical Words in Different Languages

Tyne Liang and Dian-Song Wu: Improving Chinese Pronominal Anaphora Resolution by
Extensive Feature Representation and Confidence Estimation

Peter Ljunglöf and Staffan Larsson: A Grammar Formalism for Specifying ISU-based
Dialogue Systems

Raheleh Makki and Mohammad Mehdi Homayounpour: Word Sense Disambiguation of
Farsi Homographs Using Thesaurus and Corpus

Aurélien Max: Local Rephrasing Suggestions for Supporting the Work of Writers

Jens Nilsson and Joakim Nivre: Dependency Parsing by Transformation and Combination

Yannick Parmentier and Wolfgang Maier: Using Constraints Over Finite Sets of
Integers for Range Concatenation Grammar Parsing

Marco Pennacchiotti and Fabio Massimo Zanzotto: Natural Language Processing
Across Time: An Empirical Investigation on Italian

Daniel Pereira and Ivandre Paraboni: Statistical Surface Realisation of
Portuguese Referring Expressions

Maciej Piasecki, Stan Szpakowicz, Michal Marcinczuk and Bartosz Broda:
Classification-Based Filtering of Semantic Relatedness in Hypernymy Extraction

Bruno Pouliquen and Ralf Steinberger: Similarity of Names Across Scripts: Edit
Distance Using Learned Costs of n-grams

Hasim Sak, Tunga Gungor and Murat Saraclar: Turkish Language Resources:
Morphological Parser, Morphological Disambiguator and Web Corpus

Moisés Salvador Meza Moreno and Björn Bringert: Interactive Multilingual Web
Pages with Grammatical Framework

Emili Sapena, Lluis Padró and Jordi Turmo: A Graph Partitioning Approach to
Entity Disambiguation Using Uncertain Information

Khaled Shaalan and Hafsa Raza: Arabic Named Entity Recognition from Diverse Text

Hyopil Shin and Insik Cho: A Noun-Predicate Bigram-Based Similarity Measure for
Lexical Relations

Sara Stymne: German Compounds in Factored Statistical Machine Translation

Nguyen Van Vinh, Thai Phuong Nguyen , Akira Shimazu and Nguyen Le Minh: A
Reordering Model for Phrase-based Machine Translation

Jessica Villing, Cecilia Holtelius, Staffan Larsson, Anders Lindström, Alexander
Seward and Nina Åberg: Interruption, Resumption and Domain Switching in
In-Vehicle Dialogue

Lilja Øvrelid: Finite Matters: Verbal Features in Data-Driven Parsing of Swedish

For details of the venue and further travel and registration information,
please visit the conference website:

Early registration and discount arrangements for hotels are guaranteed
until June 29, 2008.  Please follow the link from the conference web pages
for secure, on-line registration.

Welcome to Gothenburg!

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