GEometrical Models of Natural Language Semantics
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8:50 - 9:00Welcome
9:00 - 9:50Invited Talk:
Patrick Pantel
"Lexical Semantics in the Prime Time: Applications to Web Search"

Session 1
9:50 - 10:15Marco Baroni and Alessandro Lenci
One distributional memory, many semantic spaces
10:15 - 10:40Yves Peirsman and Dirk Speelman
Word Space Models of Lexical Variation

10:40 - 11:00Coffee break

Session 2
11:00 - 11:25Klaus Rothenhausler and Hinrich Schuetze
Unsupervised Classification with Dependency Based Word Spaces
11:25 - 11:50Lidan Zhang and Kwok-Ping Chan
A Study of Convolution Tree Kernel with Local Alignment
11:50 - 12:15Amaš Herdagdelen and Marco Baroni
BagPack: A general framework to represent semantic relations
 Fridolin Wild, Bernhard Hoisl and Gaston Burek
Positioning for Conceptual Development using Latent Semantic Analysis
 Ruslan Mitkov, Le An Ha, Andrea Varga and Luz Rello
Semantic similarity: which is the best method to compute it?
Extrinsic evaluation based on the choice of distractors in multiple-choice tests

12:45 - 13:45Lunch break

Session 3
13:45 - 14:10Katrin Erk and Sebastian Pado
Paraphrase assessment in structured vector space: Exploring parameters and datasets
14:10 - 14:35Francesca Fallucchi and Fabio Massimo Zanzotto
SVD Feature Selection for Probabilistic Taxonomy Learning
14:35 - 15:00Andreas Vlachos, Anna Korhonen and Zoubin Ghahramani
Unsupervised and Constrained Dirichlet Process Mixture Models for Verb Clustering
15:00 - 15:25Tim Van de Cruys
A Non-negative Tensor Factorization Model for Selectional Preference Induction
 Beate Dorow, Florian Laws, Lukas Michelbacher, Christian Scheible and Jason Utt
A Graph-Theoretic Algorithm for Automatic Extension of Translation Lexicons
 Mona Diab and Madhav Krishna
Handling Sparsity for Verb Noun Multi-Word Expression Token Classification

16:00 - 16:30Coffee break

Session 4
16:30 - 16:55Eyal Sagi, Stefan Kaufmann and Brady Clark
Semantic Density Analysis: Comparing word meaning across time and phonetic space
16:55 - 17:20Daoud Clarke
Context-theoretic Semantics for Natural Language: an Overview

17:20 - 17:45Panel
17:45 - 18:00Best Paper