All lectures are in Jussbygget, Auditorium 2. See the venue page for more information.

Thursday, Dec. 6, 2007

18:45–19:00 Registration
19:00 Reception

Friday, Dec. 7, 2007

9:15–9:30 Registration
9:30–9:45 Opening
Prof. Gunnstein Akselberg, Dean of the Humanities Faculty
9:45–10:45 Invited talk (Chair: Koenraad De Smedt)
Erhard Hinrichs: Treebanks: Current Trends and Future Prospects (slides)
10:45–12:00Poster session and Coffee
David Bamman, Marco Passarotti, Gregory Crane and Savina Raynaud: A Collaborative Model of Treebank Development (poster)
Petr Zemánek: A Treebank of Ugaritic. Annotating Fragmentary Attested Languages
Domen Marinčič, Matjaž Gams, Tomaž Šef and Zdeněk Žabokrtský: Parsing Aided by Intra-Clausal Coordination Detection
Joakim Nivre and Beáta Bandmann Megyesi: Bootstrapping a Swedish Treebank Using Cross-Corpus Harmonization and Annotation Projection
Voula Gotsoulia, Elina Desipri, Maria Koutsombogera, Prokopis Prokopidis, Harris Papageorgiou and George Markopoulos: Towards a Frame Semantics Lexical Resource for Greek
Joakim Lundborg, Torsten Marek, Maël Mettler and Martin Volk: Using the Stockholm TreeAligner
12:00–13:00 Session A (Chair: Julia Hockenmaier)
Kun Yu, Daisuke Kawahara and Sadao Kurohashi: Learning Head-modifier Pairs to Improve Lexicalized Dependency Parsing on a Chinese Treebank
Nianwen Xue: Tapping the Implicit Information for the PS to DS Conversion of the Chinese Treebank
14:00–15:30 Session B (Chair: Aoife Cahill)
Yvonne Samuelsson and Martin Volk (presented by Joakim Lundborg): Automatic Phrase Alignment: Using Statistical N-Gram Alignment for Syntactic Phrase Alignment
John Tinsley, Mary Hearne and Andy Way: Exploiting Parallel Treebanks to Improve Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation (slides)
Jana Šindlerová, Lucie Mladová, Josef Toman and Silvie Cinková: An Application of the PDT-scheme to a Parallel Treebank
16:00–17:00 Session C (Chair: Sandra Kübler)
Adriane Boyd, Markus Dickinson and Detmar Meurers: Increasing the Recall of Corpus Error Detection
Georg Rehm, Andreas Witt, Heike Zinsmeister and Johannes Dellert: Masking Treebanks for the Free Distribution of Linguistic Resources and Other Applications
19:00 Workshop dinner

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007

9:30–10:30 Invited talk (Chair: Victoria Rosén)
Julia Hockenmaier: What Extracting Grammars from Treebanks can Tell us about Linguistic Theory (slides)
11:00–12:30 Session D (Chair: Ineke Schuurman)
John Pate and Detmar Meurers: Refining Syntactic Categories Using Local Contexts—Experiments in Unlexicalized PCFG Parsing (slides)
Ines Rehbein and Josef van Genabith: Why is It so Difficult to Compare Treebanks? TIGER and TüBa-D/Z Revisited
Adriane Boyd, Markus Dickinson and Detmar Meurers: On Representing Dependency Relations—Insights from Converting the German TiGerDB
13:30–15:00 Session E (Chair: Heike Zinsmeister)
Richard Johansson and Pierre Nugues: Syntactic Representations Considered for Frame-semantic Analysis
Erwin Marsi and Emiel Krahmer: Annotating a Parallel Monolingual Treebank with Semantic Similarity Relations
Ineke Schuurman: Spatiotemporal Annotation on Top of an Existing Treebank
15:30–16:30 Session F (Chair: Eva Hajičová)
Ondřej Bojar, Silvie Cinková and Jan Ptáček: Towards English-to-Czech MT via Tectogrammatical Layer
Rodolfo Delmonte, Antonella Bristot and Sara Tonelli: VIT—Venice Italian Treebank: Syntactic and Quantitative Features
16:30–16:45 Closing