NLULP program

Sunday July 28th, 2002

Sessions take place in auditorium 10 unless otherwise indicated.

NLULP's program is also available with abstracts or side by side with other meetings.

09:00-09:30  Welcome
Chair: Shuly Wintner

09:30-10:30  Session 1: Invited talk
Chair: Shuly Wintner

09:30  Johan Bos, U Edinburgh, UK
Invited talk: Generating speech recognition grammars with compositional semantics from unification grammars

10:30-11:00  Refreshments

11:00-12:30  Session 2: Formalisms

11:00  Mike Daniels and Detmar Meurers, Ohio State U, USA
Improving the efficiency of parsing with discontinuous constituents
11:30  Katrin Erk and Geert-Jan M. Kruijff, Saarland U, Germany
A constraint-programming approach to parsing with resource-sensitive categorial grammar
12:00  Chris Fox, U Essex, UK; Shalom Lappin, King's College London, UK; and Carl Pollard, Ohio State U, USA
First-order, Curry-typed logic for natural language semantics

12:30-14:00  Lunch

14:00-15:30  Session 3: Semantics

14:00  Barbara Gawronska, U Skövde, Sweden
Employing cognitive notions in multilingual summarization of news reports
14:30  Marilisa Amoia, Saarland U, Germany; Claire Gardent, LORIA Nancy, France; and Stephan Thater, Saarland U, Germany
Using set constraints to generate distinguishing descriptions
15:00  Balder ten Cate, U Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Chung-chieh Shan, Harvard U, USA
Question answering: From partitions to Prolog

15:30-16:00  Refreshments

16:00-16:30  Session 4: Interpretation as deduction

16:00  Henning Christiansen, U Roskilde, Denmark
Abductive language interpretation as bottom-up deduction

16:30-17:30  Session 5: Panel: the future of NLP and LP
Chair: Shuly Wintner

20:00-22:00  NLULP Dinner
Room: Restaurant TBA