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09:00 - 10:00   Registration and coffee
     
     
10:00 - 12:00   Tutorial Session for PhD students - Marian Petre

Title: PhD success:  evidence and discourse
Abstract: Within a workshop format, this session will address two key ingredients
of PhD success:  evidence and discourse. Through discussion and
activities, the session will present a pragmatic perspective and will
identify some useful, pertinent skills that help researchers to bring
these elements into focus.
     
     
12:00 - 12:50   Lunch
     
     
12:50 - 13:00   Welcome by Professor Donia Scott, The Open University
     
13:00 - 14:00   Invited talk - Professor Anne De Roeck
Title: Dataset Profiles: investigating the role of data in experimental NLP
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14:00 - 14:10   Break
     
     
   
Session 1
Chair: Rebecca Watson
     
14:10 - 14:40   "Efficient distributional approaches for unsupervised grammar learning" David J. Brooks and Mark G. Lee, University of Birmingham
     
14:40 - 15:10   "Learning spatial referential words with mobile robots" Simon Dobnik, Oxford University
     
     
15:10 - 15:20   Coffee break
     
     
   
Session 2
Chair: Sodel Vazquez Reyes
     
15:20 - 15:50   "Substituting Negated Features with Antonyms for Sentiment Classification" Shahzad Khan, University of Cambridge
     
15:50 - 16:20   "A Personalised NLG System" Jing Lin, University of Aberdeen
     
16:20 - 16:40   "Document Re-ranking by Generality" Xin Yan1,2, Xue Li2 and Dawei Song1 , 1The Open University, 2The University of Queensland.
     
     
16:40 - 16:50   Coffee break
     
     
16:50 - 17:50   CLUK Steering Committee meeting
     
     
20:00   Dinner at Moghul Palace (Optional)
     
     


 
09:00 - 10:.00   Invited talk -Professor Jon Oberlander
Title: The computational linguistics of affect: a personal view
     
     
10:00 - 10:10   Coffee break
     
     
   
Session 3
Chair: Simon Dobnik
     
10:10 - 10:40   "Measuring similarity for fusing extracted knowledge"   Andriy Nikolov, Victoria Uren, Enrico Motta and Anne De Roeck, The Open University
     
10:40 - 11:10   "Building a Framework for Answering “WHY” Questions"  Sodel Vazquez-Reyes and William J. Black, University of Manchester
     
     
11:10 - 11:20   Coffee break
     
     
   
Session 4
Chair: Francis Chantree
     
11:20 - 11:50   "Part-of-speech tagging models for parsing"  Rebecca Watson, University of Cambridge
     
11:50 - 12:20   "Constrained Free Word Order Parsingwith Lexicalised Linearisation Grammar"    Yo Sato, King’s College London
     
     
12:20   Lunch
     
     
 
     
 
 
     
 
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The Open University