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  • July 25, 2010: Proceedings online
  • March 18, 2010: Deadline for final papers extended
  • March 1, 2010: Online registration open

On this site you'll find information on our workshop, New Challenges for NLP Frameworks, which was co-located with LREC 2010 in Valletta, Malta.

Contact us in case you'd like additional information.

Workshop Programme

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Morning Session

9:15 – 9:30 Welcome

9:30 – 10:30 Invited Talk: Jean-Marie Favre

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 13:00 Talks

Kalina Bontcheva, Hamish Cunningham, Ian Roberts and Valentin Tablan: Web-based Collaborative Corpus Annotation: Requirements and a Framework Implementation

Cartic Ramakrishnan, William A. Baumgartner Jr., Judith A. Blake, Gully APC Burns, K. Bretonnel Cohen, Harold Drabkin, Janan Eppig, Eduard Hovy, Chun-Nan Hsu, Lawrence E. Hunter, Tommy Ingulfsen, Hiroaki Onda, Sandeep Pokkunuri, Ellen Riloff, Christophe Roeder and Karin Verspoor: Building the Scientific Knowledge Mine (SciKnowMine): a community-driven framework for text mining tools in direct service to biocuration

Adam Funk and Kalina Bontcheva: Effective Development with GATE and Reusable Code for Semantically Analysing Heterogeneous Documents

Manuel Fiorelli, Maria Teresa Pazienza, Steve Petruzza, Armando Stellato and Andrea Turbati: Computer-aided Ontology Development: an integrated environment

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch break

Afternoon Session

14:30 – 15:30 Invited Talk: Michael Tanenblatt

15:30 – 16:30 Poster Session

Ralf Krestel, René Witte and Sabine Bergler: Predicate-Argument EXtractor (PAX)

Radim Řehůřek and Petr Sojka: Software Framework for Topic Modelling with Large Corpora

Ninus Khamis, Juergen Rilling and René Witte: Generating an NLP Corpus from Java Source Code: The SSL Javadoc Doclet

Nicolas Hernandez, Fabien Poulard, Matthieu Vernier, Jérôme Rocheteau: Building a French-speaking community around UIMA, gathering research, education and industrial partners, mainly in Natural Language Processing and Speech Recognizing domains

Elena Beisswanger and Udo Hahn: JULIE Lab’s UIMA Collection Reader for WIKIPEDIA

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:30 Panel Discussion: New Challenges for NLP Frameworks

17:30 – 17:45 Conclusions