Please find below the final program. The program is also contained in the proceedings.

If possible, please register at the conference desk (located in the downstairs foyer of the Juridicum building - see venue) on Wednesday morning, from 8.30 a.m. to obtain your badge, etc. If you only arrive during the conference, the registration desk will also be open on Thursday from 9.00 a.m. and on Friday from 8.30 a.m.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

08:30 AM Registration (at the conference desk)
09:15 AM Opening address by the president of the organizing society ÖGAI
Ernst Buchberger
09:20 AM Welcome address by the program chair
Jeremy Jancsary
09:30 AM Invited talk: The Statistical Approach to Natural Language Processing: Achievements and Open Problems
Hermann Ney
10:30 AM Coffee break
Poster presentations
Session 1:
11:15 AM Data-driven Knowledge Extraction for the Food Domain
Michael Wiegand, Benjamin Roth, Dietrich Klakow
11:45 AM Integrating Viewpoints into Newspaper Opinion Mining for a Media Response Analysis
Thomas Scholz, Stefan Conrad
12:15 PM A Supervised POS Tagger for Written Arabic Social Networking Corpora
Rania Al-Sabbagh, Roxana Girju
12:45 PM Lunch break (on your own)
Session 2:
02:15 PM NLP Workflow for On-line Definition Extraction from English and Slovene Text Corpora
Senja Pollak, Anže Vavpetič, Špela Vintar, Janez Kranjc, Nada Lavrač
02:45 PM Projecting Semantic Roles via Tai mappings
Hector-Hugo Franco-Penya, Martin Emms
03:15 PM Coffee break
Poster presentations
Session 3:
04:00 PM Automatic Identification of Motion Verbs in WordNet and FrameNet
Parvin Sadat Feizabadi, Sebastian Pado
04:30 PM WordNet-Based Lexical Simplification of a Document
S. Rebecca Thomas, Sven Anderson
05:00 PM Adding nominal spice to SALSA - frame-semantic annotation of German nouns and verbs
Ines Rehbein, Josef Ruppenhofer, Caroline Sporleder, Manfred Pinkal
Posters on Wednesday:
A Semantic Similarity Measure Based on Lexico-Syntactic Patterns
Alexander Panchenko, Olga Morozova, Hubert Naets
A Multi-level Annotation Model for Fine-grained Opinion Detection in Blog Comments
Bianka Trevisan, Melanie Neunerdt, Eva-Maria Jakobs
Robust processing of noisy web-collected data
Jelke Bloem, Michaela Regneri, Stefan Thater
Navigating Sense-Aligned Lexical-Semantic Resources: The Web Interface to UBY
Iryna Gurevych, Michael Matuschek, Tri Duc Nghiem, Judith Eckle-Kohler, Silvana Hartmann, Christian Meyer
Using Information Retrieval Technology for a Corpus Analysis Platform
Carsten Schnober
Three Approaches to Finding Valence Compounds
Yannick Versley, Anne Brock, Verena Henrich, Erhard Hinrichs
A Computational Semantic Analysis of Gradable Adjectives
Mantas Kasperavicius
Extending Dependency Treebanks with Good Sentences
Alexander Volokh, Günter Neumann

Thursday, September 20, 2012

09:30 AM Invited talk: Compositionality in (high-dimensional) space
Marco Baroni
10:30 AM Coffee break
Poster presentations
Session 4:
11:15 AM Semantic analysis in word vector spaces with ICA and feature selection
Tiina Lindh-Knuutila, Jaakko Väyrynen, Timo Honkela
11:45 AM Aggregating Skip Bigrams into Key Phrase-based Vector Space Model for Web Person Disambiguation
Jian Xu, Qin Lu, Zhengzhong Liu
12:15 PM Named Entity Recognition: Exploring Features
Maksim Tkachenko, Andrey Simanovsky
12:45 PM Lunch break (on your own)
Session 5:
02:15 PM Mention Detection: First Steps in the Development of a Basque Coreference Resolution System
Ander Soraluze, Klara Ceberio, Olatz Arregi, Xabier Arregi, Arantza Diaz de Illarraza
02:45 PM Phonetically aided Syntactic Parsing of Spoken Language
Zeeshan Ahmed, Peter Cahill, Julie Carson-Berndse
03:15 PM Coffee break
Poster presentations
Session 6:
04:00 PM Linguistic analyses of the LAST MINUTE corpus
Dietmar Rösner, Manuela Kunze, Mirco Otto, Jörg Frommer
04:30 PM S-restricted monotone alignments, exhaustive enumeration, integer compositions, and string transductions
Steffen Eger
05:00 PM Use of linguistic features for improving English-Persian SMT
Zakieh Shakeri, Neda Noormohammadi, Shahram Khadivi, Noushin Riahi
05:30 PM Closing remarks by the program chair
Jeremy Jancsary
06:00 PM General meeting of the GSCL
Posters on Thursday:
Using subcategorization frames to improve French probabilistic parsing
Anthony Sigogne, Matthieu Constant
Statistical Denormalization for Arabic Text
Mohammed Moussa, Kareem Darwish, Mohammed Fakhr
Automatic Identification of Language Varieties: The Case of Portuguese
Marcos Zampieri, Binyam Gebre
Extending the STTS for the Annotation of Spoken Language
Ines Rehbein, Sören Schalowski
Comparing Variety Corpora with Vis-à-Vis - System Presentation
Stefanie Anstein
Selecting Features for Domain-Independent Named Entity Recognition
Maksim Tkachenko, Andrey Simanovsky
Ambiguity in German Connectives: A Corpus Study
Angela Schneider, Manfred Stede
Corpus-based Acquisition of German Event- and Object-Denoting Nouns
Stefan Gorzitze, Sebastian Pado

Friday, September 21, 2012

09:00 AM Workshops
PATHOS - Practice and Theory of Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis
Organizers: Stefan Gindl, Robert Remus, Michael Wiegand
Lecture room 11, downstairs foyer, Juridicum building
Language Technology for Historical Text(s)
Organizers: Brigitte Krenn, Karlheinz Mörth, Thierry Declerck
Seminar room at OFAI (2 minutes' walk from the Juridicum building - how to get there)
Note: If you haven't already, it is necessary that you visit the conference desk in the Juridicum building to obtain your badge, etc. first. The desk is open from 8.30 AM on Friday.
Recent developments and applications of lexical-semantic resources
Organizers: Stefan Engelberg, Claudia Kunze
Lecture room 12, downstairs foyer, Juridicum building
Standards for Language Resources - Ongoing Developments and Practical Applications
Organizers: Andreas Witt, Ulrich Heid
Lecture room 13, downstairs foyer, Juridicum building
07:00 PM Conference Dinner
At "Heuriger 10er Marie", Ottakringer Straße 222-224, A-1160 Vienna
(How to get there)