Friday July 13, 2012

8:45Opening Remarks

9:00Session 1

9:00Invited Talkby Rada Mihalcea and Dragomir Radev

10:05A New Parametric Estimation Method for Graph-based Clustering
Javid Ebrahimi and Mohammad Saniee Abadeh
10:30Coffee Break

11:00Session 2

11:00Extracting Signed Social Networks from Text
Ahmed Hassan, Amjad Abu-Jbara and Dragomir Radev

11:25Using Link Analysis to Discover Interesting Messages Spread Across Twitter
Min-Chul Yang, Jung-Tae Lee and Hae-Chang Rim

11:50Graph Based Similarity Measures for Synonym Extraction from Parsed Text
Einat Minkov and William Cohen

12:15Lunch Break

14:00Semantic Relatedness for Biomedical Word Sense Disambiguation
Kiem-Hieu Nguyen and Cheol-Young Ock
14:25Identifying Untyped Relation Mentions in a Corpus given an Ontology
Gabor Melli
14:50Bringing the Associative Ability to Social Tag Recommendation
Miao Fan, Yingnan Xiao and Qiang Zhou

15:30Coffee Break

16:00Session 3

16:00Cause-Effect Relation Learning
Zornitsa Kozareva
16:25Closing Session