International Workshop on Natural Language Understanding and Cognitive Science NLUCS-2006

Tuesday May 23rd


Tuesday Wednesday


Chairs: Bernadette Sharp


8:00
8:00 - 8:30
Welcome Desk / Registration 
9:00
9:00 - 10:30
Session 1
  • Building Domain Ontologies from Text Analysis: An Application for Question Answering
    Rodolfo Delmonte
     
  • Ontology, Types and Semantics
    Walid S. Saba
     
  • A Cognitive-Based Approach to Learning Integrated Language Components
    Charles Hannon and Jonathan Clark
10:30 Coffee-break (10:30 - 11:00)
11:00
11:00 - 12:00
Keynote: Matthew Stone
Designing Meaningful Agents
 
12:00
12:00 - 13:00
Session 2 
  • A Good Index, Prerequisite for Easy Access of Information Stored in a Dictionary
    Michael Zock
     
  • Requirements-Driven Automatic Configuration of Natural Language Applications
    Dan Cristea, Corina Forăscu and Ionuţ Pistol
13:00 Lunch (13:00 - 14:30)
14:30
14:30 - 16:30
Session 3 
  • An Algorithm for Arabic Lexicon Generator Using Morphological Analysis
    Samer Nofal
     
  • A Divergence from Randomness Framework of WordNet Synsetsí Distribution for Word Sense Disambiguation
    Kostas Fragos and Christos Skourlas
     
  • Question Answering Using Syntax-Based Concept Nodes
    Demetrios G. Glinos and Fernando Gomez
     
  • Clustering by Tree Distance for Parse Tree Normalisation
    Martin Emms
16:30 Coffee-break (16:30 - 17:00)
17:00
17:00 - 18:30
Session 4 
  • Using Sequence Package Analysis as a New Natural Language Understanding Method for Mining Government Recordings of Terror Suspects
    Amy Neustein
     
  • On Lexical Cohesive Behavior of Heads of Definite Descriptions: A Case Study
    Beata Beigman Klebanov and Eli Shamir
     
  • Understanding Long Sentences
    Svetlana Sheremetyeva
19:00 Workshop Banquet