Workshop Program and Presentations

Rome, 24-25 January 2012

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DAY 1: 24 January

9:20 - 9:30 Introduction to Evalita 2011 (B. Magnini - E. Pianta)

9:30 - 9:40 Evalita Speech Tasks (F. Cutugno - M. Falcone)

9:40 - 10:00 Introduction to the Lemmatisation Task (F. Tamburini)

10:00 - 10:20 The Tanl Lemmatizer Enriched with a Sequence of Cascading Filters (G. Attardi, S. Dei Rossi, M. Simi)

10.20-11.30 POSTER SESSION + Coffee break

11:30 - 11:50 Introduction to the Parsing Task (C. Bosco, A. Mazzei)

11:50 - 12:05 Experiments with a Constraint-based Dependency Parser (M. Grella, M. Nicola, D. Christen)

12:05 - 12:20 The Berkeley Parser at the EVALITA 2011 Constituency Parsing Task (A. Lavelli)

12:20 - 12:30 Introduction to the Domain Adaptation task (F. Dell’Orletta, S. Marchi, S. Montemagni, G. Venturi, T. Agnoloni, E. Francesconi)

12:30 - 12:40 Domain Adaptation by Active Learning (G. Attardi, M. Simi, A. Zanelli)

12:40 - 12:50 Experiments in newswire-to-law adaptation of graph-based dependency parsers (B. Plank, A. Søgaard)

12:50 - 13:00 Discussion

13:00 - 14:40 LUNCH

14:40 - 14:50 Introduction to the NER Task (V. Bartalesi Lenzi, M. Speranza, R. Sprugnoli)

14:50 - 15:00 Named Entity Recognition on Transcription Using Cascaded Classifiers (F. Alam)

15:00 - 15:10 The Tanl tagger for Named Entity Recognition on Transcribed Broadcast News (G. Attardi, G. Berardi, S. Dei Rossi, M. Simi)

15:10 - 15:20 Discussion

15:20 - 15:40 Introduction to the Cross-document Coreference Resolution Task (L. Bentivogli, A. Marchetti, E. Pianta)

15:40 - 16:00 Dynamic Threshold for Clustering Person Names (R. Zanoli, F. Corcoglioniti, C. Girardi)

16.00 - 16.20 Introduction to the Anaphora Resolution Task (M. Poesio, O. Uryupina)

16.20 - 16.40 UNIPI participation to the Anaphora Resolution Task (G. Attardi, S. Dei Rossi, M. Simi)

16.40 - 16.50 Presentation of the PARLI Portal

16.50-17.10 Coffee break

17.10 - 17.20 Introduction to the Super Sense Tagging Task (S. Dei Rossi, G. Di Pietro, M. Simi)

17.20 - 17.30 SuperSense Tagging with a Maximum Entropy Classifier and Dynamic Programming (G. Attardi, S. Dei Rossi, M. Simi)

17.30 - 17.40 UNIBA: Super-sense Tagging at EVALITA 2011 (P. Basile)

17.40 - 17.50 Discussion

17.50 - 18.00 Introduction to the Frame Labeling over Italian Texts Task (R. Basili, D. De Cao, A. Lenci, A. Moschitti, G. Venturi)

18.00 - 18.10 Structured Kernel-Based Learning for the Frame Labeling over Italian Texts (D. Croce, E. Bastianelli, G. Castellucci)

18.10 - 18.20 Two Level Approach to SRL (L. Dini, M. Kouylekov, M. Testa, M. Trevisan)

18.20 - 18.30 Discussion

DAY 2: 25 January

9.20 - 10.20 DISCUSSION PANEL: Bridging between Natural Language Processing and Speech Technologies (Panelists: R. Basile, F. Cutugno, B. Magnini, A. Paoloni)

10.20 - 10.40 Introduction to the Forced Alignment on Spontaneous Speech Task (F. Cutugno, A. Origlia, D. Seppi)

10.40 - 11.00 The SPPAS participation to Evalita 2011 (B. Bigi)

11.00 - 11.20 Coffee break

11.20 - 11.40 Introduction to the Automatic Speech Recognition Task (M. Matassoni, F. Brugnara, R. Gretter)

11.40 - 12.00 The FBK ASR system for Evalita 2011 (R. Ronny, A. Shakoor, F. Brugnara, R. Gretter)

12.00 - 12.15 Voice Applications on Mobile - Student Contest (P. Coppo, R. Pieraccini, F. Cutugno)

12.15 - 12.30 Titò: un mobile client Android per la consultazione degli orari dell’ANM (R. Rinaldi)

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POSTER SESSION - January 24, 10:20 - 11:30


Parsing Task

  • A. Lavelli: An Ensemble Model for the EVALITA 2011 Dependency Parsing Task
  • G. Attardi, A. Zanelli: Delaying reductions in Shift/Reduce dependency parsing


Lemmatization Task

  • R. Delmonte: Italian Lemmatization by Rules with Getaruns
  • D. Seddah, J. Le Roux, B. Sagot: Towards Using Data Driven Lemmatization for Statistical Constituent Parsing of Italian
  • F. Tamburini: The AnIta-Lemmatiser


Named Entity Recognition on Transcribed Broadcast News Task

  • Md. F.M. Chowdhury: A Simple Yet Effective Approach for Named Entity Recognition from Transcribed Broadcast News


Frame Labeling over Italian Texts Task

  • C. Giannone: Generative and Discriminative Learning in Semantic Role Labeling for Italian


Forced Alignment on Spontaneous Speech

  • G. Paci, G. Sommavilla, P. Cosi: SAD-based Italian Forced Alignment Strategies
  • B. Ludusan: UNINA System for the EVALITA 2011 Forced Alignment Task


Student contest: DEMO

  • Gennaro Cangiano: NXT Speech, Utilizzo di comandi vocali nell'interazione con robot Lego Mindstorm NXT


PARLI Project

  • PARLI project group: PARLI: Portale per l'Accesso alle Risorse Linguistiche per l'Italiano