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The 12th Workshop on Multiword Expressions (MWE 2016)

Workshop at ACL 2016 (Berlin, Germany), August 11 or 12, 2016

Endorsed by the Special Interest Group on the Lexicon of the Association for Computational Linguistics (SIGLEX) and SIGLEX's Multiword Expressions Section (SIGLEX-MWE).

Last updated: July 5, 2016

Workshop Program

Thursday, 11 August 2016

08:50–09:00 Opening remarks
Oral Session 1
09:00–09:30 Learning Paraphrasing for Multiword Expressions
Seid Muhie Yimam, Héctor Martínez Alonso, Martin Riedl and Chris Biemann
09:30-10:00 Exploring Long-Term Temporal Trends in the Use of Multiword Expressions
Tal Daniel and Mark Last
10:00–10:30 Lexical Variability and Compositionality: Investigating Idiomaticity with Distributional Semantic Models
Marco Silvio Giuseppe Senaldi, Gianluca E. Lebani and Alessandro Lenci
10:30–11:00 Coffee Break
Oral Session 2
11:00–11:20 Filtering and Measuring the Intrinsic Quality of Human Compositionality Judgments
Carlos Ramisch, Silvio Cordeiro and Aline Villavicencio
11:20–11:40 Graph-based Clustering of Synonym Senses for German Particle Verbs
Moritz Wittmann, Marion Weller-Di Marco and Sabine Schulte im Walde
11:40–12:00 Accounting ngrams and multi-word terms can improve topic models
Michael Nokel and Natalia Loukachevitch
12:00–13:00 Invited Talk: Multiword Expressions in Dependency Parsing
Joakim Nivre
13:00–14:00 Lunch
14:00–14:40 Poster Booster Session (5 minutes per poster)
Top a Splitter: Using Distributional Semantics for Improving Compound Splitting
Patrick Ziering, Stefan Müller and Lonneke van der Plas
Using Word Embeddings for Improving Statistical Machine Translation of Phrasal Verbs
Kostadin Cholakov and Valia Kordoni
Modeling the Non-Substitutability of Multiword Expressions with Distributional Semantics and a Log-Linear Model
Meghdad Farahmand and James Henderson
Phrase Representations for Multiword Expressions
Joël Legrand and Ronan Collobert
Representing Support Verbs in FrameNet
Miriam R L Petruck and Michael Ellsworth
Inherently Pronominal Verbs in Czech: Description and Conversion Based on Treebank Annotation
Zdenka Uresova, Eduard Bejcek and Jan Hajic
Using collocational features to improve automated scoring of EFL texts
Yves Bestgen
A study on the production of collocations by European Portuguese learners
Angela Costa, Luísa Coheur and Teresa Lino
14:40–15:30Poster Session
15:30–16:00 Coffee Break
Oral Session 3
16:00–16:30 Extraction and Recognition of Polish Multiword Expressions using Wikipedia and Finite-State Automata
Paweł Chrzaszcz
16:30–16:50 Impact of MWE Resources on Multiword Recognition
Martin Riedl and Chris Biemann
16:50–17:10 A Word Embedding Approach to Identifying Verb-Noun Idiomatic Combinations
Waseem Gharbieh, Virendra Bhavsar and Paul Cook