GALE Banks Workshop

February 24, 2009 BBN (Cambridge, MA) / ISI (Marina del Rey, CA)

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10:30

7:30

Updates on Current Resource Efforts* [talks 1:55 with 0:20 spare]

         LDC English Treebanking (Ann Bies) [10]

         LDC Arabic Treebanking (Mohamed Maamouri) [10]

         CATiB Arabic annotation (Nizar Habash) [15]

         Chinese word alignment? (LDC) [5]

         Parallel Aligned Treebanks plan update (Ann Bies or Haejoong Lee) [10]

         OntoNotes English Treebanking (Mitch Marcus) [10]

         OntoNotes Chinese Treebanking (Bert Xue) [8]

         OntoNotes PropBank (Martha Palmer) [7]

         OntoNotes Word Sense (Martha Palmer and Ed Hovy) [15]

         OntoNotes Ontology (Ed Hovy) [10]

         OntoNotes Coreference (Lance Ramshaw) [5]

         OntoNotes Data Plan (Lance Ramshaw) [10]

12:45

9:45

Lunch / Break

1:15

10:15

Experiments and Feedback 1* [talks 1:00 with 0:15 spare]

         Treebank

o       Predicting WH placement (Ryan Gabbard) [15]

o       Consistency and Parsing in the Arabic Treebank (Seth Kulick) [15]

o       Revised Arabic trees and Arabic parsing (Chris Manning) [5]

         Parallel Treebanks

o       Manually-parsed manually-aligned data for MT (Kevin Knight) [15]

o       Parallel data for MT at IBM (Salim Roukos) [10]

2:30

11:30

Break / Lunch

3:00

12:00

Experiments and Feedback 2* [talks 1:15 with 0:15 spare]

         Parallel Treebanks (cont.)

o       Bilingual Dependency Parsing for MT (Liben Shen) [15]

         OntoNotes

o       Using OntoNotes PropBank and Syntax (Dilek Hakkani-Tur) [15]

o       Joint inference with OntoNotes data (Jenny Finkel) [20]

o       Suggestions for improving OntoNotes (Chris Manning) [10]

4:30

1:30

Break / Break

5:00

2:00

Issues and Planning

         Treebanking Issues

o       Review parallel data plan?

         OntoNotes Issues

o       Tutorial plan (Sameer Pradhan and Bert Xue) [5]

o       Data selection plan (Martha Palmer) [10]

6:00

3:00

End

* Speakers should identify open issues for discussion during the final planning session.