GWC 2004 Detailed Program

For technical guidelines for presentation see equipment list.

Tuesday, January 20, 2004 8:00 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 9:30 Opening Session
9:30 – 10:30 German Rigau - invited talk
10:30 – 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:40Plenary Session (4)
12:40 – 13:40Lunch Break
13:40 – 15:00Poster Session
15:00 – 16:15Plenary Session (3)
16:15 – 16:45Coffee Break
16:45 – 18:00Plenary Session (3)
18:00 – 19:00BalkaNet Presentation
Wednesday, January 21, 2004 9:00 – 10:40 Plenary Session (4)
10:40 – 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:40Plenary Session (4)
12:40 – 13:40Lunch Break
13:40 – 15:00Poster Session
15:00 – 17:00Panel
17:00 – 18:00GWA Business Meeting
Thursday, January 22, 2004 9:00 – 11:05 Plenary Session (5)
11:05 – 11:25Coffee Break
11:25 – 12:40Plenary Session (3)
12:40 – 13:40Lunch Break
14:30 – 17:30Guided Tour
19:00 – 24:00Conference Dinner
Friday, January 23, 2004 9:00 – 10:40 Plenary Session (4)
10:40 – 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:15Plenary Session (4)
12:15 – 12:30Closing Ceremony

Tuesday, January 20, 2004
9:30 German Rigau - Wordnet and Project Meaning
11:00William J. Black and Sabri El-Kateb:
A Prototype English-Arabic Dictionary Based on WordNet
11:25Key-Sun Choi and Hee-Sook Bae:
Procedures and Problems in Korean-Chinese-Japanese Wordnet with Shared Semantic Hierarchy
11:50Clara Soler:
Extension of the SpanishWordNet
12:15Orhan Bilgin and Ozlem Cetinoglu and Kemal Oflazer :
Morphosemantic Relations In and Across Wordnets
13:40Poster Session
B. A. Sharada and P. M. Girish:
WordNet Has No `Recycle Bin'
Yang Liu and Jiangsheng Yu and Zhengshan Wen and Shiwen Yu:
Two Kinds of Hypernymy Faults in WordNet: the Cases of Ring and Isolator
Jiangsheng Yu and Zhenshan Wen and Yang Liu and Zhihui Jin:
Statistical Overview of WordNet from 1.6 to 2.0
Javier Farreres and Karina Gibert and Horacio Rodriguez:
Towards Binding Spanish Senses to Wordnet Senses through Taxonomy Alignment
Irina Azarova and Anna Sinopalnikova:
Adjectives in RussNet
Dan Tufis and Radu Ion and Eduard Barbu and Verginica Barbu:
Cross-Lingual Validation of Multilingual Wordnets
Maria Teresa Sagri and Daniela Tiscornia and Francesca Bertagna:
Heili Orav and Kadri Vider:
Concerning the Difference Between a Conception and its Application in the Case of the Estonian WordNet
15:00Paul Clough and Mark Stevenson:
Evaluating the Contribution of EuroWordNet and Word Sense Disambiguation to Cross-language Information Retrieval
15:25William Doran and Nicola Stokes and Joe Carthy and John Dunnion:
Comparing Lexical Chain-based Summarisation Approaches Using an Extrinsic Evaluation
15:50Valentina Balkova and Andrey Sukhonogov and Sergey Yablonsky:
Russian WordNet
16:45Natalia Loukachevitch and Boris Dobrov:
Sociopolitical Domain As a Bridge from General Words to Terms of Specific Domains
17:10Luisa Bentivogli and Andrea Bocco and Emanuele Pianta:
ArchiWordNet: Integrating WordNet with Domain-Specific Knowledge
17:35Mauro Castillo and Francis Real and German Rigau:
Automatic Assignment of Domain Labels to WordNet
18:00BalkaNet Presentation
Dan Tufis and D.Cristea - BalkaNet Project Overview
Vasillis Audrikopoulos - WordNet Management System - DEMO
Svetla Koeva - Bulgarian WordNet - Development and Perspectives

Wednesday, January 21, 2004
9:00 Harry Kornilakis and Maria Grigoriadou and Eleni Galiotou and Evangelos Papakitsos:
Using a Lemmatizer to Support the Development and Validation of the Greek WordNet
9:25 Marton Mihaltz and Gabor Proszeky:
Results and Evaluation of Hungarian Nominal WordNet v1.0
9:50 Debasri Chakrabarti and Pushpak Bhattacharyya:
Creation of English and Hindi Verb Hierarchies and their Application to Hindi WordNet Building and English-Hindi MT
10:15Adam Pease and Christiane Fellbaum:
Language to Logic Translation with PhraseBank
11:00Fernando Gomez:
Grounding the Ontology on the Semantic Interpretation Algorithm
11:25Anna Sinopalnikova:
Word Association Thesaurus As a Resource for Building WordNet
11:50Nitin Verma and Pushpak Bhattacharyya:
Automatic Lexicon Generation through WordNet
12:15Ales Horak and Pavel Smrz:
VisDic - Wordnet Browsing and Editing Tool
13:40Poster Session
Roberto Navigli and Paola Velardi and Alessandro Cucchiarelli and Francesca Neri :
Extending and Enriching WordNet with OntoLearn
Ganesh Ramakrishnan and B. P. Prithviraj and A. Deepa and Pushpak Bhattacharyya and Soumen Chakrabarti:
Soft Word Sense Disambiguation
I. D. Koutsoubos and V. Andrikopoulos and D. Christodoulakis:
WordNet Exploitation through a Distributed Network of Servers
Jorge Morato and Miguel Angel Marzal and Juan Llorens and Jose Moreiro:
WordNet Applications
Paolo Rosso and Edgardo Ferretti and Daniel Jimenez and Vicente Vidal:
Text Categorization and Information Retrieval Using WordNet Senses
Sa-Im Shin and Key-Sun Choi:
Automatic Word Sense Clustering Using Collocation for Sense Adaptation
Elke Teich and Peter Fankhauser:
WordNet for Lexical Cohesion Analysis
Martin Trautwein and Pierre Grenon:
Roles: One Dead Armadillo on WordNet's Speedway to Ontology
15:00Figurative Language in WordNets and other Lexical Resources, and their Applications (panel)
Panel prepared/organized by Antonietta Alonge and Birte Loenneker
Christiane Fellbaum - Metaphors in the (mental) lexicon
Wim Peters - Wordnets and figurative language
Julio Gonzalo - Sense Proximity versus Sense Relations
Eneko Agirre - Clustering of word senses
John Barnden - Implications of an AI Metaphor Understanding Project
Antonietta Alonge/Birte Loenneker - The heart of the problem: How shall we represent metaphors in wordnets?
Patrick Hanks - Why WordNet should not include Figurative Language, and what should be done instead
17:00GWA Business Meeting

Thursday, January 22, 2004
9:00 J. Atserias, L. Villarejo, G. Rigau, E. Agirre, J. Carroll, B. Magnini, P. Vossen:
The MEANING Multilingual Central Repository
9:25 Luisa Bentivogli and Emanuele Pianta:
Extending WordNet with Syntagmatic Information
9:50 Birte Loenneker and Carina Eilts:
A Current Resource and Future Perspectives for Enriching WordNets with Metaphor Information
10:15Tony Veale:
Pathways to Creativity in Lexical Ontologies
10:40Christiane Hummer:
A Corpus Based Approach to Near Synonymy of German Multi-Word Expressions
11:25Chun Xiao and Dietmar Roesner:
Finding High-Frequent Synonyms of A Domain-Specific Verb in English Sub-Language of MEDLINE Abstracts Using WordNet
11:50Adriana Roventini and Rita Marinelli:
Extending the Italian WordNet with the Specialized Language of the Maritime Domain
12:15Eneko Agirre and Enrique Alfonseca and Oier Lopez de Lacalle:
Approximating Hierarchy-Based Similarity for WordNet Nominal Synsets using Topic Signatures
14:30Guided Tour
19:00Conference Dinner

Friday, January 23, 2004
9:00 Ann Devitt and Carl Vogel:
The Topology of WordNet: Some Metrics
9:25 Lothar Lemnitzer and Claudia Kunze:
Using WordNets in Teaching Virtual Courses of Computational Linguistics
9:50 Matteo Negri and Bernardo Magnini:
Using WordNet Predicates for Multilingual Named Entity Recognition
10:15Ilknur Durgar El-Kahlout and Kemal Oflazer:
Use of Wordnet for Retrieving Words from Their Meanings
11:00Shun Ha Sylvia Wong:
Fighting Arbitrariness in WordNet-like Lexical Databases - A Natural Language Motivated Remedy
11:25Pavel Smrz:
Quality Control for Wordnet Development
11:50Ivan Obradovic and Cvetana Krstev and Gordana Pavlovic-Lazetic and Dusko Vitas:
Corpus Based Validation of WordNet Using Frequency Parameters
12:15Closing Ceremony