Student Research Workshop
14-15 September 2009, Borovets, Bulgaria
in conjunction with RANLP-09

Preliminary Programme

The Student Research Workshop will be held in two sessions: a poster session on 14 September and an oral session on 15 September.

The posters will be presented together with the main conference posters at Poster session 1 (please see the programme on the RANLP'09 homepage) on 14 September, from 17.15 till 18.30 and the oral session will be held on Tusday, 15 September in parallel with Poster session 2 of the main conference.

Student Poster Session
14 September 17.15h - 18.30h

Normalized Accessor Variety in Chinese Word Segmentation Based on Conditional Random Fields
Saike He, TaoZheng Zxhang, Xue Bai, Xiaojie Wang and Yuan Dong

LOGICON: A System for Extracting Semantic Structure using Partial Parsing
Kais Dukes

An Evaluation Of Output Quality Of Machine Translation Program
Mitra Shahabi

Ambiguous Arabic Words Disambiguation : The results
Laroussi Merhben, Anis Zouaghi and Mounir Zrigui

Pronunciation Modeling for Dialectal Arabic Speech Recognition
Hassan Al-Haj and Roger Hsiao

Hierarchical Discourse Parsing based on Similarity Metrics
Ravikiran Vadlapudi, Poornima Malepati and Suman Yelati

Does Language Shape Thought? Time Estimation in Speakers of English and Persian
Omid Tabatabaei, Ali Reza Ahmadi and Bahar Assarzadegan

A Study of Machine Learning Algorithms for Recognizing Textual Entailment
Julio Javier Castillo

Exploring context variation and lexicon coverage in projection-based approach for term-translation
Raphaël Rubino

ZAC.PB: An Annotated Corpus for Zero Anaphora Resolution in Portuguese
Simone Pereira

A Rule Based Approach to the Identification of Spanish Zero Pronouns
Luz Rello and Iustina Ilisei

Context Driven XML Retrieval
Aneliya Tincheva

Framework for using a Natural Language Approach to Object Identification
Mosa Elbendak

Improving the output from software that generates Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) test items automatically using Controlled Rhetorical Structure Theory
Robert Foster

Student Oral Session

15 September 17.15h - 18.45h

17.15-17.45   A Two-stage Bootstrapping Algorithm for Relation Extraction
Ang Sun

17.45-18.15   Mink: An Incremental Data-Driven Dependency Parser with Integrated Conversion to Semantics
Rachael Cantrell

18.15-18.45   Event Ordering. Temporal Annotation on Top of the BulTreeBank
Laska Laskova