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Joint conference of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and
the 4th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing

Program - WS8

TextGraphs-4: 2009 Workshop on Graph-based Methods for Natural Language Processing

Friday, August 7, 2009

  Session I: Opening
8:30–8:45 Inauguration by Chairs
8:45–9:48 Invited Talk by Prof. Vittorio Loreto
9:48–10:00 Social (distributed) language modeling, clustering and dialectometry
David Ellis
10:00–10:30 Coffee Break
  Session II: Special Theme
10:30–10:55 Network analysis reveals structure indicative of syntax in the corpus of undeciphered Indus civilization inscriptions
Sitabhra Sinha, Raj Kumar Pan, Nisha Yadav, Mayank Vahia and Iravatham Mahadevan
10:55–11:20 Bipartite spectral graph partitioning to co-cluster varieties and sound correspondences in dialectology
Martijn Wieling and John Nerbonne
11:20–12:10 Panel Discussion
  Session III: Semantics
13:50–14:15 Random Walks for Text Semantic Similarity
Daniel Ramage, Anna N. Rafferty and Christopher D. Manning
14:15–14:40 Classifying Japanese Polysemous Verbs based on Fuzzy C-means Clustering
Yoshimi Suzuki and Fumiyo Fukumoto
14:40–15:05 WikiWalk: Random walks on Wikipedia for Semantic Relatedness
Eric Yeh, Daniel Ramage, Christopher D. Manning, Eneko Agirre and Aitor Soroa
15:05–15:18 Measuring semantic relatedness with vector space models and random walks
Amaç Herdagdelen, Katrin Erk and Marco Baroni
15:18–15:30 Graph-based Event Coreference Resolution
Zheng Chen and Heng Ji
15:30–16:00 Coffee Break
  Session IV: Classification and Clustering
16:00–16:25 Ranking and Semi-supervised Classification on Large Scale Graphs Using Map-Reduce
Delip Rao and David Yarowsky
16:25–16:50 Opinion Graphs for Polarity and Discourse Classification
Swapna Somasundaran, Galileo Namata, Lise Getoor and Janyce Wiebe
16:50–17:15 A Cohesion Graph Based Approach for Unsupervised Recognition of Literal and Non-literal Use of Multiword Expressions
Linlin Li and Caroline Sporleder
17:15–17:40 Quantitative analysis of treebanks using frequent subtree mining methods
Scott Martens
17:40–18:00 Closing


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