SLTC 2014
Nov 13-14


Main conference, except workshops, will be held in lecture hall Gunnar Johansson, 14:K120
On-site registration opens at 8:00 (Nov 13) and 8:30 (Nov 14) in the entrance hall, where poster sessions and lunches also will be held.
Nov 13Thursday
9-12 Workshops:
WS1: The first national SWE-CLARIN workshop: LT-based e-HSS in Sweden - taking stock and looking ahead
Room: Gunnar Johansson, 14:K120
WS2: 1st Nordic workshop on evaluation of spellchecking and proofing tools (NorWEST2014)
Room: 13:027
WS3: 3rd workshop on NLP for computer-assisted language learning
Room: 13:028
WS4: Workshop on Action, Perception and Language (APL2)
Room: 13:029
12-13 Lunch
13-14:15 Welcome + invited talk: Stephen Clark. The Theory and Practice of Compositional Distributed Semantics [link] (Chair: Jörg Tiedemann)
14:15-15:15 Paper session 1 (Chair: Mats Dahllöf)
14.15 Self-training for Swedish Dependency Parsing - Initial Results and Analysis. Anders Björkelund, Ozlem Cetinoglu, Agnieszka Falenska, Richard Farkas, Thomas Mueller, Wolfgang Seeker and Zsolt Szanto [pdf]
14.35 Universal Dependencies for Swedish. Joakim Nivre [pdf]
14.55 Using Distant Supervision to Build a Proposition Bank. Peter Exner, Marcus Klang and Pierre Nugues [pdf]
15.15-15.45 Coffee break
15:45-16:45 Paper session 2 (Chair: Sara Stymne)
15.45 Word Order Typology through Interlingua Word Alignment. Robert Östling [pdf]
16.05 Translating the Swedish Wikipedia into Danish. Eckhard Bick [pdf]
16.25 BLEU Is Not the Colour: How Optimising BLEU Reduces Translation Quality. Aaron Smith, Christian Hardmeier and Jörg Tiedemann [pdf]
17-18 Poster session 1
Koala - Korp's Linguistic Annotations, Developing an Infrastructure for Text-based Research with High-quality Annotations. Yvonne Adesam, Lars Borin, Gerlof Bouma, Markus Forsberg and Richard Johansson [pdf]
Grammar-based Suggestion Engine with Keyword Search. Martin Agfjord, Krasimir Angelov, Per Fredelius and Svetoslav Marinov [pdf]
Mining Relations from Git Commit Messages – an Experience Report. Rikard Andersson, Morgan Ericsson and Anna Wingkvist [pdf]
An Eye-tracking Study on the Importance of Consistent Terminology. Jacob Gavin, Jimmy Hammarbäck, Madeleine Hammarbäck, Benjamin Helmerson, Martina Nyberg, Cassandra Svensson, Jody Foo and Felix Koch [pdf]
A Dependency Projection Model for Phrase-Based SMT. Christian Hardmeier [pdf]
Named Entity Disambiguation in a Question Answering System. Marcus Klang and Pierre Nugues [pdf]
In Pursuit of Decidable 'Logical Form'. Michael Minock [pdf]
Passage Retrieval in a Question Answering System. Juri Pyykkö, Rebecka Weegar and Pierre Nugues [pdf]
Collaborative Development of Annotation Guidelines with Application to Universal Dependencies. Sampo Pyysalo and Filip Ginter [pdf]
REMU – Reliable Multilingual Digital Communication: Methods and Applications. Aarne Ranta, Koen Classen, Gerardo Schneider, Ramona Enache, Normunds Gruzitis, John Camilleri, Inari Listenmaa and Prasanth Kolachina [pdf]
Machine Transliteration of Names from Different Language Origins into Chinese. Yan Shao and Jörg Tiedemann [pdf]
18:00Dinner at restaurant Feiroz, near the entrance hall
Nov 14Friday
9-10 Invited talk: Mirella Lapata. Talk to me in plain English, please! Explorations in Data-driven Text Simplification [link] (Chair: Beata Megyesi)
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:50 Paper session 3 (Chair: Christian Hardmeier)
10.30 Data-driven Coreference Resolution for Swedish. Fredrik Axelsson, Birger Rydback, Fredrik Johansson, Jonatan Bengtsson and Svetoslav Marinov [pdf]
10.50 Predicting the Scribe Behind a Page of Medieval Handwriting. Mats Dahllöf [pdf]
11.10 Vocation Identification in Swedish Fiction. Dimitrios Kokkinakis, Ann Ighe and Mats Malm [pdf]
11.30 Automatic Speech Recognition in Media Asset Management. Johanna Björklund and Emil Lundh [pdf]
12-13 Lunch
13-14 Poster session 2
Swedish FrameNet++ The Beginning of the End and the End of the Beginning. Malin Ahlberg, Lars Borin, Dana Dannélls, Markus Forsberg, Maria Toporowska Gronostaj, Karin Friberg Heppin, Richard Johansson, Dimitrios Kokkinakis, Leif-Jöran Olsson and Jonatan Uppström [pdf]
Automatic Speech/Non-speech Classification Using Gestures in Dialogue. Simon Alexanderson, Jonas Beskow and David House [pdf]
Automatic Morphosyntactic Analysis of Clinical Texts. Filip Antomonov and Beata Megyesi [pdf]
Interactive Learning of Syntax-based Natural Language Queries. Henrik Björklund [pdf]
Fast Training of word2vec Representations Using N-gram Corpora. Filip Ginter and Jenna Kanerva [pdf]
Studies on Automatic Assessment of Students' Reading Ability. Katarina Heimann Mühlenbock, Erik Kanebrant, Arne Jönsson, Caroline Liberg, Sofie Johansson Kokkinakis, Åsa af Geijerstam, Johan Falkenjack and Jenny Wiksten Folkeryd [pdf]
Large-Scale Hybrid Interlingual Translation in GF: a Project Description. Aarne Ranta, Krasimir Angelov, Prasanth Kolachina and Inari Listenmaa [pdf]
Identification of Idiomatic Expressions Using Parallel Subtitle Corpora. Nina Viereckel and Jörg Tiedemann [pdf]
Evaluating Students' Metalinguistic Knowledge with Lärka. Elena Volodina and Therese Lindström Tiedemann [pdf]
Effects of Division of Data in Author Identification. Niklas Zechner [pdf]
14-15 Invited talk: Slav Petrov. Towards Universal Syntactic and Semantic Processing of Natural Language [link] (Chair: Joakim Nivre)
15:00 Coffee