Detailed Workshop Program

Last modified: November, 15th 2018


Rooms: Task sessions, keynote and panel will take place in Aula Magna, while poster sessions will take place in the room nextdoor (Sala Multifunzione 1)


Wednesday 12 December 2018

*** 13:00 - 14:00 Poster Session + Lunch (All participants of the tasks presented on Dec. 12th - HaSpeeDe, GxG, iLISTEN, ITAmoji, IDIAL - are invited to present their systems)

*** 14:00 - 14:10 Opening

*** 14:10 - 15:10 KEYNOTE - Saif M. Mohammad: The Search for Emotions, Creativity, and Fairness in Language

*** 15:10 - 15:30 Coffee Break

*** 15:30 - 16:00 Task Session - HaSpeeDe - Hate Speech Detection

15:30 - 15:40 Cristina Bosco, Felice Dell'Orletta, Fabio Poletto, Manuela Sanguinetti and Maurizio Tesconi. Overview of the Evalita 2018 Hate Speech Detection Task

15:40 - 15:50 Andrea Cimino and Lorenzo De Mattei. Multi-task learning in Deep Neural Networks for Hate Speech Detection in Facebook and Twitter

15:50 - 16:00 Michele Corazza, Pinar Arslan, Stefano Menini, Rachele Sprugnoli, Sara Tonelli, Serena Villata and Elena Cabrio. Comparing Different Supervised Approaches to Hate Speech Detection

*** 16:00 - 16:30 Task Session - GxG - Cross-Genre Gender Prediction

16:00 - 16:10 Felice Dell'Orletta and Malvina Nissim. Overview of the EVALITA 2018 Cross-Genre Gender Prediction (GxG) Task

16:10 - 16:20 Angelo Basile, Gareth Dwyer and Chiara Rubagotti. CapetownMilanoTirana for GxG at Evalita2018. Simple n-gram based models perform well for gender prediction. Sometimes.

16:20 - 16:30 Andrea Cimino, Lorenzo De Mattei and Felice Dell’Orletta. Multi-task learning in Deep Neural Networks for Cross Genre Gender Detection

*** 16:30 - 17:00 Task Session - iLISTEN - itaLIan Speech acT labEliNg

16:30 - 16:50 Pierpaolo Basile and Nicole Novielli. Overview of the Evalita 2018 itaLIan Speech acT labEliNg (iLISTEN) Task

16:50 - 17:00 Danilo Croce and Roberto Basili. A Markovian Kernel-based Approach for itaLIan Speech acT labEliNg

*** 17:00 - 17:30 Task Session - ITAMoji - Italian Emoji Prediction

17:00 - 17:20 Francesco Ronzano, Francesco Barbieri, Endang Wahyu Pamungkas, Viviana Patti and Francesca Chiusaroli. Overview of the EVALITA 2018 Italian Emoji Prediction (ITAMoji) Task

17:20 - 17:30 Andrei Catalin Coman, Yaroslav Nechaev and Giacomo Zara. Predicting Emoji Exploiting Multimodal Data: FBK Participation in ITAmoji Task

*** 17:30 - 17:50 Task Session - IDIAL - Italian DIALogue systems evaluation

17:30 - 17:50 Francesco Cutugno, Maria Di Maro, Sara Falcone, Marco Guerini, Bernardo Magnini and Antonio Origlia. Overview of the EVALITA 2018 Evaluation of Italian DIALogue systems (IDIAL) Task

*** 17:50 - 18:00 Small Break

*** 18:00 - 19:00 Panel - The future of shared tasks: data, evaluation, and technology transfer

*** TBA EVALITA Social Dinner

 

Thursday 13 December 2018

*** 09:00 - 09:25 Task Session - IronITA - Irony Detection in Twitter

9:00 - 9:15 Alessandra Teresa Cignarella, Simona Frenda, Valerio Basile, Cristina Bosco, Viviana Patti and Paolo Rosso. Overview of the EVALITA 2018 Task on Irony Detection in Italian Tweets (IronITA)

9:15 - 09:25 Andrea Santilli, Danilo Croce and Roberto Basili. A Kernel-based Approach for Irony and Sarcasm detection in Italian

*** 09:25 - 10:00 Task Session - ABSITA - Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis

09:25 - 09:40 Pierpaolo Basile, Valerio Basile, Danilo Croce and Marco Polignano. Overview of the EVALITA 2018 Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis task (ABSITA)

09:40 - 09:50 Andrea Cimino, Lorenzo De Mattei and Felice Dell’Orletta. Multi-task Learning in Deep Neural Networks at EVALITA 2018

09:50 - 10:00 Rodolfo Delmonte. ItVENSES - A Symbolic System for Aspect-Based Sentiment Analysis

*** 10:00 - 11:10 Coffee Break + Poster Session (All participants of the tasks presented on Dec. 13th - IronITA, ABSITA, AMI, NLP4FUN, SUGAR - are invited to present their systems)

*** 11:10 - 11:30 Best System Award

*** 11:30 - 12:00 Task Session - AMI - Automatic Misogyny Identification

11.30 - 11:40 Elisabetta Fersini, Debora Nozza and Paolo Rosso. Overview of the Evalita 2018 Task on Automatic Misogyny Identification (AMI)

11.40 - 11:50 Angelo Basile and Chiara Rubagotti. CrotoneMilano for AMI at Evalita2018. A performant, cross-lingual misogyny detection system

11.50 - 12:00 Simona Frenda, Bilal Ghanem, Estefanı́a Guzmán-Falcón, Manuel Montes-Y-Gómez and Luis Villaseñor-Pineda. Automatic Expansion of Lexicons for Multilingual Misogyny Detection

*** 12:00 - 12:30 Task Session - NLP4FUN - Solving language games

12:00 - 12:20 Pierpaolo Basile, Marco de Gemmis, Lucia Siciliani and Giovanni Semeraro. Overview of the EVALITA 2018 Solving language games (NLP4FUN) Task

12:20 - 12:30 Federico Sangati, Johanna Monti and Antonio Pascucci. Exploiting Multiword Expressions to solve “La Ghigliottina”

*** 12:30 - 13:00 Task Session - SUGAR - Spoken Utterances Guiding chef’s Assistant Robots

12:30 - 12:50 Maria Di Maro, Antonio Origlia and Francesco Cutugno. Overview of the EVALITA 2018 Spoken Utterances Guiding Chef’s Assistant Robots (SUGAR) Task

12:50 - 13:00 Simone Magnolini, Vevake Balaraman, Marco Guerini and Bernardo Magnini. The Perfect Recipe: Add SUGAR, Add Data

*** 13:00 - 13:15 CLOSING