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The 9th Workshop on Multiword Expressions (MWE 2013)

Workshop at NAACL 2013 (Atlanta, Georgia, USA), June 13/14, 2013

Endorsed by the Special Interest Group on the Lexicon of the Association for Computational Linguistics (SIGLEX)

Last updated: May 02, 2013

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Thursday, June 13, 2013

09:00-09:15Opening Remarks
Oral Session 1: Resources and Applications
Chair: Jan Hajic
09:15-09:40Managing Multiword Expressions in a Lexicon-Based Sentiment Analysis System for Spanish
Antonio Moreno-Ortiz, Chantal Perez-Hernandez and Maria Del-Olmo
09:40-10:05Introducing PersPred, a Syntactic and Semantic Database for Persian Complex Predicates
Pollet Samvelian and Pegah Faghiri
10:05-10:30CANCELLED: Improving Word Translation Disambiguation by Capturing Multiword Expressions with Dictionaries
Lars Bungum, Björn Gambäck, André Lynum and Erwin Marsi
10:30-11:00COFFEE BREAK
11:00-12:00Invited Talk 1
Complex Predicates are Multi-Word Expressions
Martha Palmer
Oral Session 2: Compositionality
Chair: Malvina Nissim
12:00-12:25The (Un)expected Effects of Applying Standard Cleansing Models to Human Ratings on Compositionality
Stephen Roller, Sabine Schulte im Walde and Silke Scheible
12:30-14:00LUNCH BREAK
Oral Session 2: Compositionality (contd.)
14:05-14:30Determining Compositionality of Word Expressions Using Word Space Models
Lubomír Krcmář, Karel Jezek and Pavel Pecina
14:30-15:30Invited Talk 2
Modelling the Internal Variability of MWEs
Malvina Nissim
15:30-16:00 COFFEE BREAK
Oral Session 3: Short Papers
Chair: Yuji Matsumoto
16:00-16:15 Automatically Assessing Whether a Text Is Cliched, with Applications to Literary Analysis
Paul Cook and Graeme Hirst
16:15-16:30 An Analysis of Annotation of Verb-Noun Idiomatic Combinations in a Parallel Dependency Corpus
Zdenka Uresova, Jan Hajic, Eva Fucikova and Jana Sindlerova
16:30-17:40Poster Session
Chair: Sara Berlanda
16:30-16:40Poster Boosters
Automatic Identification of Bengali Noun-Noun Compounds Using Random Forest
Vivekananda Gayen and Kamal Sarkar
Automatic Detection of Stable Grammatical Features in N-Grams
Mikhail Kopotev, Lidia Pivovarova, Natalia Kochetkova and Roman Yangarber
Exploring MWEs for Knowledge Acquisition from Corporate Technical Documents
Bell Manrique-Losada, Carlos M. Zapata-Jaramillo and Diego A. Burgos
CANCELLED: MWE in Portuguese: Proposal for a Typology for Annotation in Running Text
Sandra Antunes and Amália Mendes
Identifying Pronominal Verbs: Towards Automatic Disambiguation of the Clitic 'se' in Portuguese
Magali Sanches Duran, Carolina Evaristo Scarton, Sandra Maria Aluísio and Carlos Ramisch
A Repository of Variation Patterns for Multiword Expressions
Malvina Nissim and Andrea Zaninello

Friday, June 14, 2013

Oral Session 4: Identification and Classification
Chair: Thomas Lynch
09:10-09:35Syntactic Identification of Occurrences of Multiword Expressions in Text using a Lexicon with Dependency Structures
Eduard Bejček, Pavel Straňák and Pavel Pecina
09:35-10:00CANCELLED: Combining Different Features of Idiomaticity for the Automatic Classification of Noun+Verb Expressions in Basque
Antton Gurrutxaga and Iñaki Alegria
Oral Session 5: Short Papers
Chair: Antonio Moreno Ortiz
10:00-10:15Semantic Roles for Nominal Predicates: Building a Lexical Resource
Ashwini Vaidya, Martha Palmer and Bhuvana Narasimhan
10:15-10:30Constructional Intensifying Adjectives in Italian
Sara Berlanda
10:30-11:00COFFEE BREAK
11:00-12:00Invited Talk 3
The Far Reach of Multiword Expressions in Educational Technology
Jill Burstein
Oral Session 5: Short Papers (contd.)
12:00-12:15Construction of English MWE Dictionary and its Application to POS Tagging
Yutaro Shigeto, Ai Azuma, Sorami Hisamoto, Shuhei Kondo, Tomoya Kouse, Keisuke Sakaguchi, Akifumi Yoshimoto, Frances Yung and Yuji Matsumoto
12:15-12:30Closing Remarks