ESSLLI'2002 Workshop on

Machine Learning Approaches in Computational Linguistics

August 5 - 9, 2002

A workshop held as part of the
Fourteenth European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (ESSLLI-2002)
August 5-16, 2002, Trento, Italy

Organizers: Erhard Hinrichs, Sandra Kübler

Program Committee:

We are grateful to the program committee and our additional reviewers, Gerald Penn and Frank Richter, for their help and the detailed comments they provided.

Authors preparing the final versions for the proceedings (firm deadline: May 15th) are requested to follow the instructions for authors. Note that all participants of the workshop must register to the summer school. The deadline for early registration is May 15th.



17:00 - 17:30 E. Hinrichs, S. Kübler (Tübingen) Introduction to the workshop slides (.pdf)
17:30 - 18:30 W. Daelemans (Antwerpen) (invited speaker) Machine Learning of Language: A Model and a Problem abstract slides (.pdf)
17:00 - 17:45 M. Rössler (Duisburg) Using Markov models for named entity recognition in German newspapers paper (.ps) slides (.ppt)
17:45 - 18:30 P. Osenova, K. I. Simov (Sofia) Learning a token classification from a large corpus (a case study in abbreviations) paper (.ps) slides (.ppt)
17:00 - 17:45 O. Streiter (Bolzano) Abduction, induction and memorizing in corpus-based parsing paper (.ps)
17:45 - 18:30 J. Veenstra, F. H. Müller, T. Ule (Tübingen) Topological field chunking for German paper (.ps) slides (.pdf)
17:00 - 17:45 A. Wagner (Tübingen) Learning thematic role relations for wordnets paper (.ps)
17:45 - 18:30 C. Sporleder (Edinburgh) Learning lexical inheritance hierarchies with maximum entropy models paper (.ps) slides (.pdf)
17:00 - 17:45 P. Lendvai, A. van den Bosch, E. Krahmer (Tilburg), M. Swerts (Eindhoven/Antwerpen) Improving machine-learned detection of miscommunications in human-machine dialogues through informed data splitting paper (.ps)
17:45 - 18:00 K. Simov (Sofia) (presented by P. Osenova) Grammar extraction and refinement from an HPSG corpus paper (.ps) slides (.ppt)
18:00 - 18:30 E. Hinrichs, S. Kübler (Tübingen) Final Discussion
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