KONVENS 2006 Program


Wednesday, October 04 2006
Thursday, October 05 2006
Friday, October 06 2006
Saturday, October 07 2006
 

Place/Facilities

All talks will take place in G201.

Computer facilities are available in G209. Wireless access to the internet will also be available.
 

Tuesday, October 03 2006

19:00 - 22:00 Warm Up; Registration

Wednesday, October 04 2006

09:00 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 09:45 Welcome
09:45 - 10:45 Invited Talk: Tibor Kiss, Bochum
Do we need a grammar of irregular sequences?
10:45 - 11:15 *** Break ***
11:15 - 11:50 Claudia Kunze, Lothar Lemnitzer, Harald Lüngen and Angelika Storrer, Tübingen, Giessen, IDS Mannheim
Modellierung und Integration von Wortnetzen und Domaenenontologie in OWL am Beispiel von GermaNet und TermNet
11:50 - 12:25 Jürgen Reischer, Regensburg
IVal — An Alternative WordNet Browser for Evaluating Semantic Informativeness of Concepts
12:25 - 14:00 *** Lunch and Poster/Demosession ***
 
Miloslaw L. Frey, FGAN
Merging ontologies by connectionist means
 
Ingo Glöckner, Sven Hartrumpf, Hermann Helbig, Johannes Leveling and Rainer Osswald, Hagen
An Architecture for Rating and Controlling Text Readability
 
Mirco Hilbert, Henning Lobin, Maja Bärenfänger, Harald Lüngen and Csilla Puskás, Giessen
A Text-technological Approach to Automatic Discourse Analysis of Complex Texts
 
Manfred Klenner, Zürich
Verifikation einer Verbressource anhand der Tiger Treebank
 
Johannes Leveling and Hermann Helbig, Hagen
Das NLI-Z39.50 - Natürlichsprachliche Informationssuche zur Verbesserung der Literaturrecherche
 
Roman Schneider, IDS Mannheim
Eine Ontologie für die Grammatik - Modellierung und Einsatzgebiete domänenspezifischer Wissensstrukturen
14:00 - 14:35 Felix Golcher,
Statistical Text Segmentation with Partial Structure Analysis
14:35 - 15:05 Ecaterina Rascu, Saarbrücken
A Controlled Language Approach to Text Optimisation in Technical Documentation
15:05 - 15:40 Jörg Didakowski, Thomas Hanneforth and Alexander Geyken, Potsdam
Eigennamenerkennung mit grossen lexikalischen Ressourcen
15:40 - 16:10 *** Break ***
16:10 - 16:45 Tim vor der Brück and Stephan Busemann, Hagen, DFKI
Automatic Error Correction for Tree-Mapping Grammars
16:45 - 17:20 Florian Schiel, Tania Ellbogen, Klaus Jänsch, Sonja Schmidt and Christoph Draxler, München
Die BITS Sprachsynthesekorpora — Diphon- und Unit Selection-Synthesekorpora für das Deutsche
17:20 - 17:55 Klaus Jänsch and Christoph Draxler, München
Ph@ttSessionz — Aufbau einer Sprachdatenbank mit den Stimmen Jugendlicher über das WWW
18:15 Meetings of each of the Organizations

Thursday, October 05 2006

09:30 - 10:05 Yuliya Lierler and Guenther Görz, Erlangen
Model Generation for Generalized Quantifiers via Answer Set Programming
10:05 - 10:40 Anders Søgaard, Copenhagen
Unification-based grammars and complexity classes
10:40 - 11:00 *** Break ***
11:00 - 11:35 Martin Huber, Jeremy Jancsary, Alexandra Klein, Johannes Matiasek and Harald Trost, Wien
Mismatch interpretation by semantics-driven alignment
11:35 - 12:10 Manfred Klenner, Zürich
Subkategorisierung als globale Beschränkung
12:15 - 15:00 *** Lunch and Workshop on Didactic Methods in Computational Linguistics ***
 
12:35 - 12:45 Begrüssung und Vorstellung
 
12:45 - 13:15 Lothar Lemnitzer
Der neue ISCL-Studiengang in Tübingen
 
13:15 - 13:45 Jürgen Handke
The VLC Solution to the Bologna Dilemma
 
13:45 - 14:15 Manfred Stede
Anforderungen an die Absolventen der Computerlinguistik
 
14:15 - 15:00 Diskussion und Leitfragen im Plenum
15:00 - 23:00 *** Excursion and Conference Dinner ***

Friday, October 06 2006

09:30 - 10:05 Peter Siemen, Berlin
FALKO — Fehler-Annotiertes Lernerkorpus des Deutschen
10:05 - 10:40 Petra Gieselmann, Karlsruhe
Comparing Error-Handling Strategies in Human-Human and Human-Robot Dialogues
10:40 - 11:00 *** Break ***
11:00 - 11:35 Ingo Glöckner, Sven Hartrumpf, Hermann Helbig, Hagen
Automatic Knowledge Acquisition by Semantic Analysis and Assimilation of Textual Information
11:35 - 12:10 Yannick Versley, Tübingen
A Constraint-based Approach to Noun Phrase Coreference Resolution in German Newspaper Text
12:10 - 12:45 Amir Zeldes, Berlin
Abstracting Suffixes: A Morphophonemic Approach to Polish Morphological Analysis
12:45 - 14:00 *** Lunch ***
14:00 - 14:35 Stefan Klatt, Friedrich Neubarth, Karel Oliva and Harald Trost, Wien
A Hybrid Knowledge-Based/Statistical PoS-Tagger of German
14:35 - 15:10 Reinhard Rapp, Mainz
Discovering the Part of Speech Distribution of Syntactically Ambiguous Words by Unsupervised Learning from Text
15:10 - 15:30 *** Break ***
15:30 - 17:00 Invited Talk — Lexicon-Discourse Interface Workshop
Nicholas Asher and Jason Baldridge, UT Austin
An overview of data collection and parsing implementation for open domain texts using SDRT
17:00 *** Reception ***

Saturday, October 07 2006

Workshop on the Lexicon-Discourse Interface
09:30 - 10:30 Laurence Danlos, Paris
"Discourse Verbs" and Discourse Periphrastic Links
10:30 - 11:15 Alexandros Tantos, Konstanz
Some causative constructions in discourse: "make" vs light "have"
11:15 - 11:30 *** Break ***
11:30 - 12:15 Stefanie Dipper and Manfred Stede, Potsdam
Disambiguating potential connectives
12:15 - 13:30 *** Lunch ***
13:30 - 14:30 Eliza Kitis, Thessaloniki
Connectives as Constructions
14:30 - 15:15 Julie Hunter, Brian Reese, Pascal Denis and Nicholas Asher, UT Austin
Crossing dependencies and Discourse Relations of Attribution
15:15 - 15:45 *** Break ***
15:45 - 16:30 Regine Eckardt, Göttingen
Eigentlich-Content, context, and contrast
16:30 - 17:15 Shiao Wei Tham and Hooi Ling Soh, Defense Language Institute and Univ. of Minnesota/NUS
Discourse effects of lexical specification: the case of the Mandarin aspectual particle `-le'
17:15 - 18:00 Michael Hegarty, Louisiana
Information Update and Covert Modality in the Semantics of Propositional Attitude Verbs