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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.

NLP Frameworks 2010 Workshop Proceedings now Online

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The complete workshop proceedings are now available for download: online or local copy. You can also download the book of abstracts.


The proceedings contains the following papers (in order of appearance at the workshop):

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


René Witte, Hamish Cunningham, Jon Patrick, Elena Beisswanger, Ekaterina Buyko, Udo Hahn, Karin Verspoor, and Anni R. Coden (Editors). Proceedings of the Workshop New Challenges for NLP Frameworks (NLPFrameworks 2010), May 22, 2010, Valletta, Malta. ELRA.

Bibtex entry:

  1. @proceedings {nlpframeworks2010,
  2.  title = {{New Challenges for NLP Frameworks (NLPFrameworks 2010)}},
  3.  year = {2010},
  4.  editor = {Ren{\'e} Witte and Hamish Cunningham and Jon Patrick and
  5.            Elena Beisswanger and Ekaterina Buyko and Udo Hahn and
  6.            Karin Verspoor and Anni R. Coden},
  7.  month = {May 22},
  8.  publisher = {ELRA},
  9.  address = {Valletta, Malta},
  10.  url = {}
  11. }

Thanks to everyone who contributed to the workshop!