Workshop Program and Presentations

Rome, September 10th 2007

9.00- 9.10 Introduction - B. Magnini, A. Cappelli

9.10-9.20 Evalita 2007: The Part-of-Speech Tagging Task - F. Tamburini
9.20-9.35 TagPro: A System for Italian PoS Tagging Based on SVM - E. Pianta, R. Zanoli
9.35-9.50 The Enriched TreeTagger System - H. Schmid, M. Baroni, E. Zanchetta, A. Stein

9.50-10.00 Evalita Parsing Task: An Analysis of the first Parsing System Contest for Italian - C. Bosco, A. Mazzei, V. Lombardo
10.00-10.15 The Rule-Based Parser of the NLP Group of the University of Torino - L. Lesmo
10.15-10.30 Phrase Based Statistical Parsing - A. Corazza, A. Lavelli, G. Satta

10.30-11.00 --- Coffee break ---

11.00-11.15 Evalita 2007: The All-Words WSD Task - F. Bertagna, A. Toral, N. Calzolari
11.15-11.30 JIGSAW: An Algorithm for Word Sense Disambiguation - P. Basile, G. Semeraro
11.30-11.40 Discussion

11.40-11.50 Evalita 2007: Description and Results of the TERN Task - V. Bartalesi Lenzi, R. Sprugnoli
11.50-12.00 Dealing with Italian Temporal Expressions: The ITA-Chronos System - M. Negri
12.00-12.10 ITA-TERSEO - E. Saquete Boró, P. Martinez-Barco, R. Muñoz Guillena
12.10-12.20 An Italian Parser for TERN - L. Faina, S. Spina

12.20-12.30 Evalita 2007: The Named Entity Recognition Task - M. Speranza
12.30-12.45 Exploiting SVM for Italian Named Entity Recognition - E. Pianta, R. Zanoli
12.45-13.00 Applying WALU to Annotate Named Entities in Italian - M. Rössler, A. Wagner, F. Jungermann, W. Hoeppner

13.00-14.00 LUNCH

14.00-15.15 Poster/Demo session
15.15-16.00 Final Panel

16.00-16.30 --- Coffee break ---

16.30-18.30 NLP session at the main conference


Part of Speech Tagging Task



  • Maximum Entropy for Italian PoS Tagging - F. Dell'Orletta, M. Federico, A. Lenci, S. Montemagni, V. Pirrelli
  • C4: HMM PoS Tagger with PoS Guesser and External Lexicon - S. Romagnoli
  • CORISTagger: A High Performance PoS Tagger for Italian - F. Tamburini
  • UniPiSynthema PoS Tagger Description and Evaluation - C. Aliprandi, N. Carmignani, N. Deha, P. Mancarella, M. Rubino
  • Are two Heads Better than one? Experiments with Italian Part-of-Speech Labelling - J. Bos, M. Nissim
  • An SVM Tagger for Italian - M. Schiehlen
  • The PoS Tagger of the NLP Group of the University of Torino - L. Lesmo
  • VEST Venice Symbolic Tagger - R. Delmonte
  • PoS Tagging with a Named Entity Tagger - M. Ciaramita, J. Atserias

Parsing Task

  • Recovering from Failure with the GraFo Left Corner Parser - E. Pianta
  • Online Learning Based Deterministic Dependency Parsing for Italian - P. Mannem>
  • DeSR at the Evalita Dependency Parsing Task - G. Attardi, M. Simi
  • Lost in Grammar Translation - F. M. Zanzotto
  • A Dependency Parser for Italian - M. Schiehlen
  • Bidirectional Dependency Parsing Trained on the Turin University Treebank - L. Champollion, P. Mannem, L. Robaldo


  • RETA2 System at Evalita 2007 - M. Puchol Blasco, E. Saquete Boró, P. Martinez-Barco

Named Entity Recognition Task

  • Resource Integration for Named Entity Tagger Development in Italian - C. R. Walker
  • UniAli: Building a Resource Independent System for Italian Named Entity Recognition - Z. Kozareva, A. Montoyo
  • NER in Texts without Domain- or Language-Knowledge using Wikipedia - F. Jungermann, M. Rössler
  • Named Entity Tagging with a PoS Tagger- M. Ciaramita, J. Atserias