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The 10th Workshop on Multiword Expressions (MWE 2014)

Workshop at EACL 2014 (Gothenburg, Sweden), April 26-27, 2014 | room HB2

Endorsed by the Special Interest Group on the Lexicon of the Association for Computational Linguistics (SIGLEX), SIGLEX's Multiword Expressions Section (SIGLEX-MWE), and PARSEME, European IC1207 COST Action.

Last updated: Apr 25, 2014

Workshop program

Saturday, 26 April 2014

08:45–09:00 Opening Remarks
Oral Session 1: Detection and Extraction of MWEs
09:00–09:30 Breaking Bad: Extraction of Verb-Particle Constructions from a Parallel Subtitles Corpus
Aaron Smith
09:30–10:00 A Supervised Model for Extraction of Multiword Expressions, Based on Statistical Context Features
Meghdad Farahmand and Ronaldo Martins
Oral Session 2: PARSEME I — Parsing MWEs
10:00–10:30 VPCTagger: Detecting Verb-Particle Constructions With Syntax-Based Methods
István Nagy T. and Veronika Vincze
10:30–11:00 Coffee Break
11:00–12:00 Invited Talk 1: The Web as an Implicit Training Set: Application to Noun Compounds Syntax and Semantics
Preslav Nakov
Oral Session 2: PARSEME I — Parsing MWEs (continued)
12:00–12:30 The Relevance of Collocations for Parsing
Eric Wehrli
12:30–14:00 Lunch
Oral Session 3: PARSEME II — Short Papers
14:00–14:20 Parsing Modern Greek verb MWEs with LFG/XLE grammars
Niki Samaridi and Stella Markantonatou
14:20–14:40 Evaluation of a Substitution Method for Idiom Transformation in Statistical Machine Translation
Giancarlo Salton, Robert Ross and John Kelleher
14:40–15:00 Encoding MWEs in a conceptual lexicon
Aggeliki Fotopoulou, Stella Markantonatou and Voula Giouli
15:00–15:30 Poster Booster (4 minutes per poster)
German Compounds and Statistical Machine Translation. Can they get along?
Carla Parra Escartín, Stephan Peitz and Hermann Ney
Extracting MWEs from Italian corpora: A case study for refining the POS-pattern methodology
Sara Castagnoli, Malvina Nissim and Francesca Masini
Mickey Mouse is not a Phrase: Improving Relevance in E-Commerce with Multiword Expressions
Prathyusha Senthil Kumar, Vamsi Salaka, Tracy Holloway King and Brian Johnson
Encoding of Compounds in Swedish FrameNet
Karin Friberg Heppin and Miriam R L Petruck
Extraction of Nominal Multiword Expressions in French
Marie Dubremetz and Joakim Nivre
Towards an Empirical Subcategorization of Multiword Expressions
Luigi Squillante
Contexts, Patterns, Interrelations – New Ways of Presenting Multiword Expressions
Kathrin Steyer and Annelen Brunner
Detecting change and emergence for multiword expressions
Martin Emms and Arun Jayapal
An Approach to Take Multi-Word Expressions
Claire Bonial, Meredith Green, Jenette Preciado and Martha Palmer
15:30–16:00 Coffee Break
16:00–17:30Poster Session

Sunday, 27 April 2014

09:30–10:30 Panel: Current European and other research initiatives on Multiword Expressions
Valia Kordoni, Agata Savary, Markus Egg, Eric Wehrli, Stefan Evert
10:30–11:00 Coffee Break
Oral Session 4: MWEs in Multilingual Applications — Short Papers
11:00–11:20 Paraphrasing Swedish Compound Nouns in Machine Translation
Edvin Ullman and Joakim Nivre
11:20–11:40 Feature Norms of German Noun Compounds
Stephen Roller and Sabine Schulte im Walde
11:40–12:00 Identifying collocations using cross-lingual association measures
Lis Pereira, Elga Strafella, Kevin Duh and Yuji Matsumoto
Oral Session 5: Issues in Lexicon Construction and Machine Translation
12:00–12:30 Unsupervised Construction of a Lexicon and a Repository of Variation Patterns for Arabic Modal Multiword Expressions
Rania Al-Sabbagh, Roxana Girju and Jana Diesner
12:30–14:00 Lunch
Oral Session 5: Issues in Lexicon Construction and Machine Translation (continued)
14:00–14:30 Issues in Translating Verb-Particle Constructions from German to English
Nina Schottmüller and Joakim Nivre
14:30–15:30 Invited Talk 2: Statistical Modelling of Metaphor
Ekaterina Shutova
15:30–15:45 Closing Remarks