ALTW2003: Draft Workshop Programme
Time Venue 1 Venue 2
8:45 - 9:00 Welcome address  
      A1: Parsing B1: Discourse and anaphora
9:00 - 9:30 R Schwitter (Macquarie)

Incremental chart parsing with predictive hints

R Dale (Macquarie)

'One'-anaphora and the case for discourse-driven referring expression generation

9:30 - 10:00 T Matsumoto, D Powers and G Jarrad (Flinders/CSIRO)

Application of search algorithms to natural language processing

J-E Roh and J-H Lee (Pohang Uni)

An empirical study for generating zero pronoun in Korean based on Cost-based centering model

10:00 - 10:30 M-Y Kim and J-H Lee (Pohang Uni)

S-clause segmentation for efficient syntactic analysis using decision trees

A Knott and P Vlugter (Otago)

Syntactic disambiguation using presupposition resolution

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
      A2: Lexical semantics B2: Document encoding
11:00 - 11:30 T Baldwin and L van den Beek (Stanford / Groningen)

The Ins and Outs of Dutch noun countability classification

B Hughes, S Bird and C Bow (Melbourne)

Encoding and presenting interlinear text using XML technologies

11:30 - 12:00 R Munro (Sydney Uni)

A queueing-theory model of word frequency distributions

J Yaghi, M Titchener, and S Yagi (Auckland/Sharjah)

T-code compression for Arabic computational morphology

12:00 - 1:30 Lunch
      A3: Word-sense disambiguation and POS tagging B3: Document summarisation & question-answering
1:30 - 2:00 T Cohn (University of Melbourne)

Performance metrics for word sense disambiguation

S Wan, M Dras, C Paris and R Dale (Macquarie / CSIRO)

Straight to the point: Discovering themes for summary generation

2:00 - 2:30 Y-J Chung and J-H Lee (Pohang Uni)

Resolving Sense Ambiguity of Korean Nouns Based on Concept Co-occurrence Information

D Molla (Macquarie)

Towards semantic-based overlap measures for question-answering

2:30 - 3:00 Coffee break
3:00 - 3:30 T Gaustad (Univ of Groningen)

The importance of high-quality input for WSD: an application-oriented comparison of part-of-speech taggers

I-S Kang, S-H Na and J-H Lee (Pohang Uni)

Conceptual Schema Approach to Natural Language Database Access

3:30 - 4:00 O Carr and D Estival (DSTO)

Document classification in structured military messages

M Herke-Couchman and C Whitelaw (Sydney)

Identifying interpersonal distance using systemic features

4:00 - 5:00 Business meeting