COLING 2010 workshop organized by UKP will be held on August 28, 2010


The UKP Lab organizes the 2nd workshop on “The People's Web meets NLP: Collaboratively Constructed Semantic Resources” at COLING 2010 in Beijing.

Schedule, Saturday, August 28, 2010

9:15–9:30 Opening Remarks

9:30–10:00 Constructing Large-Scale Person Ontology from Wikipedia, Yumi Shibaki, Masaaki Nagata and Kazuhide Yamamoto

10:00–10:30 Using the Wikipedia Link Structure to Correct the Wikipedia Link Structure, Benjamin Mark Pateman and Colin Johnson

10:30–11:00 Coffee Break

11:00–11:30 Extending English ACE 2005 Corpus Annotation with Ground-truth Links to Wikipedia, Luisa Bentivogli, Pamela Forner, Claudio Giuliano, Alessandro Marchetti, Emanuele Pianta and Kateryna Tymoshenko

11:30–12:00 Expanding textual entailment corpora fromWikipedia using co-training, Fabio Massimo Zanzotto and Marco Pennacchiotti

12:00–12:30 Pruning Non-Informative Text Through Non-Expert Annotations to Improve Aspect-Level Sentiment Classification, Ji Fang, Bob Price and Lotti Price

12:30–14:00 Lunch Break

14:00–15:00 Invited Talk by Tat-Seng Chua, National University of Singapore

15:00–15:30 Measuring Conceptual Similarity by Spreading Activation over Wikipedia’s Hyperlink Structure, Stephan Gouws, G-J van Rooyen and Herman A. Engelbrecht

15:30–16:00 Coffee Break

16:00–16:30 Identifying and Ranking Topic Clusters in the Blogosphere, M. Atif Qureshi, Arjumand Younus, Muhammad Saeed, Nasir Touheed, Emanuele

Pianta and Kateryna Tymoshenko

16:30–16:50 Helping Volunteer Translators, Fostering Language Resources, Masao Utiyama, Takeshi Abekawa, Eiichiro Sumita and Kyo Kageura

16:50–17:30 Discussion